Let's face it, weddings and all the related festivities are opportunities for awkward moments and a bit of hand wringing. As parents, we want to do more than just survive our child's wedding.
No matter where you live, emergency preparedness is important. And it's doubly important when you live in a foreign country where you may not speak the language or be aware of where to go or what to do.
With baby boomers following the sun (and a lower cost of living) to increasingly far-flung destinations, it's good to know we have so many options these days for grandparenting from afar.
While living in the San Francisco Bay Area my husband and I both worked long days, and too many weekends. We rarely bumped into our neighbors, had little free time for socializing, and even less energy.
If there is one thing we know, no matter the country we expats live in, we will never be 'locals.' We can get legal residence status and even become full-fledged second-passport carrying citizens of any of these countries if we so choose... but we will never ever be Mexican or Ecuadorian or Nicaraguan or Costa Rican or Panamanian...
Having never been out of work throughout his entire career, Tom was first in shock and then shock turned to despair. "You start to lose your sense of worth. It erodes your confidence quickly -- you don't feel like you're capable of making any decisions.
After 13 years living overseas, we sometimes forget to acknowledge these differences... these cultural anomalies that make up our national identities.
The second aging revolution is about growing more whole, not just growing older. And ultimately, it's about growing more wise, more fulfilled and more connected to each other -- creating a society where all people age with independence, dignity and purpose.
Programs Provide Help For Gen-X and Boomer Entrepreneurs CLEVELAND: When we think of tech entrepreneurs, we tend to envision 20-something coders wit...
Uruguay is not a medical-tourism destination or a place where people come for the health care alone. However, if you fall in love with Uruguay, as I did, and decide you want to live here, the chances are good you will be able to get quality health care at an affordable price.
For seniors that are anti-AARP, there are numerous conservative leaning groups that you can join that may better represent your views, and most of them offer discount benefits too. Here are several to look into.
Roundabouts have been shown to make roadways safer and less congested but are often criticized for being more expensive and taking up more land than traditional intersections.
The United States today faces a retirement funds crisis: a rapidly growing number of persons who are retiring without the financial capacity to support themselves during ever-increasing life spans.
In the United States, we all too often tackle challenges in distinct fields separately, but America is experiencing challenges in education and health that could be tackled together in ways that are mutually beneficial and cost-effective.
For some of the more obsessive-compulsive among us, it has also become a point of honor to be able to pack for weeks or even months on the road in a matter of minutes...
In other words, we are predictable and we are dependable. In the world of advertising, we are either a big yawn or a big question mark.