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Writing a Mini-Memoir: Sharing Your Abundant Life with the Future Generation
3 weeks ago

Writing a Mini-Memoir: Sharing Your Abundant Life with the Future Generation

Do you want to write a memoir, but never find the time for such a big project? Or, are you not really used to writing? Do you grapple with the issue of not wanting to ruin any of your relationships, even after you are no longer alive? Read More

Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son
3 weeks ago

Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son

When retiring abroad, isn’t it hard to learn the local language? This is one of the most common questions that I receive when I tell people about my decision to move to Switzerland. Read More

Counting on Social Security Could Kill Your Future! Do These 4 Things Instead
3 weeks ago

Counting on Social Security Could Kill Your Future! Do These 4 Things Instead

The way that people view Social Security is strongly influenced by their age and financial position. If you are young and healthy, you may view Social Security as something that “you’ll never see” or “just a handout for older people who didn’t save.” Read More

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?
3 weeks ago

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?

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YouTube launched in 2005 and has since become the fastest growing social media platform. According to YouTube, they have over 1.8 billion users every month and over 1 billion hours of YouTube videos are watched a day. YouTube’s influence is massive. Read More

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?
3 weeks ago

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?

Over the course of our lives, most of us have had our fair share of pets. At times, my house felt like a petting zoo, with dogs cats and birds all crying for my attention. Read More

7 Important Tips to Help You Respect Your Time in Retirement (Check Out #5)
3 weeks ago

7 Important Tips to Help You Respect Your Time in Retirement (Check Out #5)

After numerous requests to take on a major volunteer project, and after declining several times, I ultimately said “Yes.” That ‘yes’ resulted, for the better part of a year, in much more of my time than I had anticipated. Read More

5 Excellent Reasons Why We Should Volunteer in Our 60s (Consider #2)
3 weeks ago

5 Excellent Reasons Why We Should Volunteer in Our 60s (Consider #2)

Do you want to make a positive difference somewhere? Do you want to do something special, something meaningful? Most of us do, but often, we think it’s too late. We’re ‘over the hill’ and our useful days are over. Read More

6 Reasons I Left This Popular Retirement Destination and Went Back “Home”
3 weeks ago

6 Reasons I Left This Popular Retirement Destination and Went Back “Home”

I moved to Merida, Mexico, 25 years ago and became part of a group of the first expats to settle here. Life was very different and difficult then, in every way. Shopping was a “challenge” and ingenuity in all ways of life was required. Read More

Embrace the Dance at Any Age: Contemplating the Wonders of All Forms of Dance
3 weeks ago

Embrace the Dance at Any Age: Contemplating the Wonders of All Forms of Dance

The great Bob Marley once said, “Forget your troubles and dance.” How simple yet so profound and true! When we immerse in music and dance, everything else seems to drift away and leave only the desire to sway to the rhythm. Read More

Do You Think a Hobby of the Past Can Bring Light to Your 60-Something Self? Just Try It!
3 weeks ago

Do You Think a Hobby of the Past Can Bring Light to Your 60-Something Self? Just Try It!

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For me, it all started when a stranger walked into a craft shop…

I always thought the old saying about entering your second childhood was a load of nonsense. Now it has taken on a totally different meaning to me. Read More