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3 Way to Improve Aging At Home

It’s easy to fall into the trap of following a script when it comes to retirement, especially if you're unsure of how to create your own plan. This "script" can dictate a retirement age, lifestyle, and even important financial decisions. For example, many people assume that they should downsize in retirement or move to a [...]

2021-02-27T01:43:24+00:00February 27th, 2021|lifestyle|

Age Before Beauty

Despite the fact that America has an aging population, there is ample evidence of ageism happening around us. The way we perceive older adults can limit our roles in society as we age, and a pervasive negative view of aging can have a psychological impact on us. Sometimes ageism can be seen in a seemingly [...]

2021-02-19T17:39:44+00:00February 19th, 2021|lifestyle, Psychology|

You Don’t Have to Downsize to Declutter

If your nest isn’t as full as it once was, or you have more time on your hands in retirement, consider decluttering. Even if downsizing in the near future isn’t part of your desired retirement lifestyle, having less clutter in your living space and better organizing the remaining stuff can help make a world of [...]

2021-02-13T02:51:29+00:00February 13th, 2021|lifestyle|

Queen Elizabeth’s Best Practices

At almost 95 years old, Queen Elizabeth II works a full week and carries out more public engagements than many of the younger royals.[1] How does she maintain her energy in her old age and manage to accomplish so much? Being royalty doesn’t make you super-human, but maybe her lifestyle holds some answers. Here are [...]

2021-02-05T21:34:22+00:00February 5th, 2021|lifestyle|

4 Ways to Prepare No Matter What the Future Brings

Nobody has a crystal ball to tell us exactly what the future holds, but don’t let uncertainty be the reason you’re unprepared for retirement. As someone who has worked hard for what they’ve earned and is likely invested in America’s future, you may be concerned about what the future could bring. But, it’s important to [...]

2020-12-09T00:41:07+00:00December 8th, 2020|lifestyle|

Motivate, Don’t Procrastinate

They say there are people who watch things happen, people who make things happen, and people who say, “what happened?” You certainly don’t want to be the last kind, and it’s not so great to be the first kind, either. But distractions can get in the way, and the best of us procrastinate. COVID-19 may [...]

2020-11-18T05:36:01+00:00November 18th, 2020|lifestyle, Psychology|

3 Ways Life Could Be Different In 2050

2050 seems like a long time away, but 2019 seemed far away in 1989. Back then, did you think a cell phone would fit into your pocket? Or that you could shout at Alexa to order you more paper towels without getting off the couch? Technology has transformed the way that we live over the [...]

2020-12-16T19:42:29+00:00October 18th, 2020|lifestyle|

How America’s Aging Population Will Shape the Future

By the year 2035, Americans 65 and older are expected to outnumber those under 18 for the first time in our country’s history.[1] In a culture that tends to glorify youth and doesn’t know how to handle the problems older Americans face, this will likely mean some major changes. Here’s how America’s gaining population will [...]

2020-12-16T19:42:54+00:00October 12th, 2020|lifestyle|

Wise Words About Aging

Our culture is very youth-focused, but we all instinctively feel reverence for people who have experienced much and gained wisdom from their long years. A positive attitude towards aging can go a long way towards finding happiness in retirement by giving us something to look forward to. Here are some wise words about aging. “How old would [...]

2020-12-16T19:43:03+00:00October 6th, 2020|lifestyle, Psychology|

Your Retirement Should Be What You Want It to Be

For decades you’ve done what’s expected of you – work hard for a living, take care of your loved ones, and often forgo putting yourself first. That all changes in retirement. Whether you’re traveling, volunteering, taking up new hobbies, or relaxing with friends and family, retirement is a time to unwind and do something you [...]

2020-12-16T19:43:29+00:00September 24th, 2020|lifestyle, Retirement Planning|
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