We Boomers have every bit as much to offer as the Millennials or the Gen-X's or the Gen-Y's. Hell, we invented the world as they know it. But to bridge the generation gap, or chasm, we need to stay relevant. So here are some safety tips for dealing with the young whippersnappers.
There are many retired people where I live, probably what the marketers would describe as the 'lucky Baby boomers.' These 'lucky' people it seems have decided to sell up and 'live the dream' in the sun.
Lighthouse lore and allure is hard to resist, which is why many baby boomers have a lighthouse tour or two on their beloved bucket lists. Few folks know, though, that you can not only tour lighthouses, but that can keep lighthouses, too.
She isn't sure why her body is forgetting how to do things it has always done, but she is pretty sure this forgetfulness will continue. Hopefully, the ability to hold a spoon and fork will be the last to go. Or, at least a spoon. It's tough to eat ice cream with a fork.
For those contemplating retirement or planning your Social Security future, it's time to put back on your student cap and study up.
A new study from researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev shows that drinking a glass of red wine every night can help those with type 2 diabetes to not only manage their cholesterol but their cardiac health as well.
In the new generational workplace, Baby Boomers are working alongside Millennials, a generation or two estranged from each other. But I believe that both groups can learn from the other, and the best way to do this is for the older worker to seek out a younger mentor.
Let's say you've worked hard, saved as much as you can for retirement, and are counting on your Social Security benefit to supplement that. Now, think about changing that.
It's not unusual to find a sixty-something year old man who is clueless when it comes to downloading an app or paying bills online whereas his wife is perfectly capable of blogging, uploading videos to YouTube and Facetiming with the kids. Or vice versa.
Even though the texture of my neck leaves a lot to be desired, no amount of weight training can keep my upper arms from jiggling --and my bra size is a 36 long --My life is far from over!