Baby Boomers and Independent Living: A Perfect Match

Baby Boomers and Independent Living: A Perfect Match

The graying of the baby boomer generation has begun, at least for older boomers, but most are a long shot away from needing care. Even so, some boomers have been attracte...

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Assisted Living Offers Older Boomers a Bit of Help

Assisted Living Offers Older Boomers a Bit of Help

Most baby boomers are doing fine on their own, thanks. But as the oldest boomers journey further into their sixties, things could start to change just enough so that the ...

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Baby Boomers Redefining Home Care

Baby Boomers Redefining Home Care

Baby boomers have sort of made a point of doing things their own way all their lives, with a special relish for flouting tradition. As the baby boomer generation moves in...

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Empty Nest? Not For Many Baby Boomers

Empty Nest? Not For Many Baby Boomers

Our kids have always had a way of changing our plans, even the best-laid ones. This talent starts before they are born, really, and it has been a common experience throug...

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Streamlining Your Life

Streamlining Your Life

There are plenty of reasons for deciding to downsize and move into a smaller place. Maybe you have been looking forward to ditching your lawn and property maintenance for...

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Family Reunions: Getting the Clan Together

Family Reunions: Getting the Clan Together

Maybe you belong to a family that loves to get together every year. Then again, maybe your family hasn't had a reunion in years and this is the year that's all going to c...

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Don't Let Distance Stand Between Grandparents and Grandkids

Don't Let Distance Stand Between Grandparents and Grandkids

Want your parents to live long and prosper, mentally and emotionally? Make it easy for them to be involved with their grandchildren. An article on Caregiverstress.com rep...

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If Visiting Your Grandkids Isn't an Option -- Do It Old School

If Visiting Your Grandkids Isn't an Option -- Do It Old School

Your grandchildren may live far away but that doesn't mean you can't hear (or read) their words, or see their faces. You may or may not decide to use the technological ad...

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When Visiting Grandkids Can't be Done -- Use the Technology

When Visiting Grandkids Can't be Done -- Use the Technology

You want to have a presence in your grandchildren's life but due to reasons beyond your control, perhaps it's not possible for it to be a physical presence. Plenty of fam...

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Baby Boomers Take Their Parents Home

Baby Boomers Take Their Parents Home

We as Baby Boomers may be annoyed or worried by the fact that we are increasingly being called old. That is a fact of life that is just going to increase, so we'd better ...

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Living Together Unmarried: The New Normal?

Living Together Unmarried: The New Normal?

Seniors are just as capable of having stars in their eyes as the next person. But they've also been around a good long while and have learned some things (hopefully) from...

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Tying the Knot: Do You Need a Prenup?

Tying the Knot: Do You Need a Prenup?

Does getting a prenuptial agreement mean that one partner does not trust the other, or that the marriage is expected to fail? Maybe. But then again, maybe not. ...

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More Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren

More Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren

The number of grandchildren who are living with their grandparents has been on the rise. The number who are being raised wholly or partially by their grandparents has als...

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Looking for Love? Jump back into the Dating Pool

Looking for Love? Jump back into the Dating Pool

If you are a senior, chances are your first date was a long time ago. But if you are interested in some companionship, friendship, and perhaps romance, you must delve bac...

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More Seniors Looking for Love and Companionship Online

More Seniors Looking for Love and Companionship Online

Online dating used to be something nobody wanted to admit to doing. The feeling was that looking for someone online was proof of being someone who couldn't cut it with "r...

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Help Others and Become a Foster Grandparent

Help Others and Become a Foster Grandparent

Plenty of Boomers are looking for ways to give back. In fact, the U.S. Census has reported that it's anticipated that the number of Boomer volunteers will grow from less ...

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Women and Gray Hair: Freedom to Choose

Women and Gray Hair: Freedom to Choose

Older women have more options than ever before when it comes to going gray or having hair the color of their choosing. In past generations, the question really never came...

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