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Exercise Routines for Healthy Living

Exercise Routines for Healthy Living

If you would like to optimize your health in every stage of your life, look no further than exercise. “Exercise is an antidote to aging,” says Barry A. Franklin, PhD, director of the cardiac rehabilitation and exercise labs at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI. A well-rounded routine, as part of a healthy lifestyle, may help […]

College Towns Perfect for Retirees

It’s true, some college towns can make excellent retirement hubs. Their access to public resources and close-knit community feel are a great way for retirees to stay engaged in their third stage of life. The Village at Penn State is a great example of a college town that simultaneously functions as a retirement community. “Today’s retirees and the […]

Prevent Chronic Back Pain

Prevent Chronic Back Pain

Do you regularly suffer from back pain? So do about 80 percent of adults at some point in their lives. The causes may vary, but the methods for finding relief can be boiled down to the following list: Stop smoking – Smoking restricts the blood flow of healthy nutrients in the body, commonly resulting in […]

Find a Travel Companion For Your Next Adventure

Find a Travel Companion For Your Next Adventure

Want to travel, but held back by physical limitations? Professional travel companions may be the solution you’ve been waiting for. Julia Weed digs into the growing popularity of this new mode of travel in her recent New York Times article.  Flying Companions, the features travel companion company, has been assisting travelers for about nine years. The owner started in this […]

If You Don’t Use It, You’ll Lose It

If You Don’t Use It, You’ll Lose It

Have you just retired, emptied your nest, changed careers, or simply want to expand your intellectual horizons? If so, you must check out the amazing online educational platform currently at everyone’s disposal. MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses, enable tens of thousands of students to enroll in courses taught by some of the most talented professors and […]

Ranger Embarks on New Career at 85

“Life keeps opening up… and as long as that’s true, then I’m going to keep on living it.” Wise words from 92-year-old Betty Reid Soskin, who’s been enjoying her current position as a Park Ranger for the past seven years. The descendent of parents and grandparents who lived past 100, she knew she still had plenty […]

Get Matched With A Personal Trainer That Meet Your Needs

Get Matched With A Personal Trainer That Meet Your Needs

Exercise is crucial to healthy aging. It is a key force in combating age-related issues such as obesity, arthritis, and cardiovascular disease. But how do you find a workout routine for your unique needs? “An exercise prescription for a 25-year-old would cover just about every 25-year-old living in the nation,” says Michael Rogers, PhD, Professor and Department Chair of Exercise Science […]

9 Apps to Keep Finances on Track

9 Apps to Keep Finances on Track

Retirement goals can only be reached through planning and diligence. But how do you manage and organize all the moving pieces of your nest egg? Today, everything from budgeting, to credit monitoring, to investing, and even debt management can be managed with easily accessible apps. Here are our recommendations for you: Budgeting and Savings Mint: one of […]

Continue Lifelong Learning using Podcasts

Continue Lifelong Learning using Podcasts

Eager to engage in lifelong learning, but unsure of where to start? Look no further than podcasts! These digital audio files have exploded in popularity in recent years, harnessing the power of education, entertainment, and storytelling all in one place. The best part: podcasts are absolutely free! And because podcasts are in an audio format, you […]

Find Travel Companions For Your Next Adventure

Find Travel Companions For Your Next Adventure

One of the most exciting benefits of retirement is finally having ample time to travel. But what if none of your loved ones are able to join you on your adventure? Luckily in today’s interconnected world, there’s a wonderful new option: finding travel companions online. My coworker’s father has recently retired, presenting his long-awaited opportunity to […]

The Ultimate Guide for Disabled Travelers

The Ultimate Guide for Disabled Travelers

Have you or a loved one put dreams of travel on hold due to mobility issues? Would you still love to get out and see the world? These days, there is no need to let a physical handicap hold you back. The travel industry has become much more accommodating to disabled travelers, implementing additional services to serve their needs. All you need is some […]

Can Technology Help Cure Loneliness?

Can Technology Help Cure Loneliness?

“My biggest fear is being alone and having no one to care about me.” My grandmother is 87. She lives with my cousins on the second floor of their house in Brooklyn. My youngest cousin frequently spends time with her between dinner and bedtime, but there are still too many hours each day she spends alone. […]

How Meditation Can Lower Blood Pressure

How Meditation Can Lower Blood Pressure

Sound too good to be true? I thought so myself. That is, until my grandfather, who was struggling with high blood pressure for years, and frustrated with accumulating prescription medications, heard about an alternative. A friend of his, who had suffered a heart attack last year, caught wind of a new meditative practice that might benefit […]

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