For many on the verge of retirement, the biggest question begins with where—as in, “where should I retire?” And for an ever-growing number of seniors, the answer to that question is summed up in the phrase “active adult community.”
The crisp days of fall will soon be here, but a long dry summer has left many homeowners looking out on lawns and gardens overtaken with invasive weeds. A yard full of these plants is sure to make it difficult to enjoy the cooler outdoor temperatures.
With more than 100 scenic byways throughout America, there’s plenty to see and do on the road. So, as the seasons roll by, jump in the car and take in fall’s vibrant leaves, winter’s snowy wonderland, spring’s wildflowers and summer’s long hours of light.
“Creativity” covers virtually anything you do. The exciting part is finding a new or better way. The important part is keeping your mind active and yourself challenged. Take on a creative challenge as part of building your satisfying retirement.
If you’re retired, chances are good you’re on a fixed budget. That means there will always be things you can’t afford to do; but it doesn’t mean you can’t afford to keep busy, or to have fun, or to find satisfaction in life.
Fashions may have changed, but the pressure to look good hasn’t. Every day is a test of where you fit in, whether you wear a Goth ensemble or an orange mohair dickey. There’s just one constant: never let Dad cut your hair.
Whether you’re heading to your beach house or visiting family in far-off locales, summer driving can be a fun, fulfilling experience. But it can be more important for older drivers to make extra preparations to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.
It won’t take you long to figure out what Rhett was talking about when he told Scarlett that he was going to return to Charleston, where he could find “the calm dignity life can have when it’s lived by gentle folks.”
It all started with a pain in my backside, a pain that was caused by...are you ready for this?...sitting. Of all the injuries you can have, pulling a muscle in your butt from perching on a chair has to be one of the most humiliating.
“Summer vacation!” Are there any two words in the English language that bring more joy to children and inner children alike? Looking forward to long sunny days spent doing next to nothing is about as close to nirvana as life gets.