Category Archives: Retirement Trends
Imagine Your Lifestyle
For the past 30 – 40 years, you have been defined by your family and your job. Now you are staring directly into the barrel of retirement and probably wondering what the heck you’re going to do once the day … Continue reading
Why is Our Nation So Overweight and Unhealthy?
Obesity is a very common problem in the United States. Currently, about a third of all Americans suffer from obesity. This in turn creates more sickness and disease and a lot more trips to the doctor’s office and the hospital. … Continue reading
Working as a Tour Guide
How to Become a Tour Guide A fun, easy job. Tourism is one of the great sources of income for a country. Today,tourists worldwide provide over a quarter of a typical country’s income annually. Of course, it helps that the … Continue reading
Work, School, What to do?
Retiring? What’s next? Tips to help you find work, volunteer positions, and low-cost classes Recent retirees and people about to wrap up their careers often find themselves asking: Now what? Fortunately, there are many options for retirees looking for their … Continue reading
Volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters
Our Impact Each time Big Brothers Big Sisters pairs a child with a role model, we start something incredible: a one-to-one relationship built on trust and friendship that can blossom into a future of unlimited potential. And thanks to the … Continue reading
Volunteering on the Rise
Boomers Use Retirement Years to Do Volunteer Work Abroad On average one Baby Boomer retires every seven seconds in the United States, and Wycliffe Associates is tailoring its programs with this in mind. Indeed many who will take vacations in … Continue reading
Trends with Growing Old In America
Growing Old in America: Expectations vs. Reality Overview and Executive Summary Getting old isn’t nearly as bad as people think it will be. Nor is it quite as good. On aspects of everyday life ranging from mental acuity to physical … Continue reading
Top 5 Retirement Trends Now!
Top 5 Retirement Trends Following up my previous post on the five top retirement stories of 2011, here are some important emerging trends that might not have made the headlines, but they still require your attention in the months and … Continue reading
Things To Consider For Retirement
Retirement – issues to consider Retirement is different for everyone. The emotional responses depend heavily on the reasons for leaving the workforce and on how you deal with the changes that occur during this transition. Planning your retirement can make … Continue reading
Starting a Career after 50
Learning Doesn’t End When You Turn Fifty We’re constantly hearing about shrinking retirement funds and pared-down pensions. Add to that the fact that we 50-plus citizens are dropping the term “senior” as we enjoy better health than people our age … Continue reading