Posts Tagged ‘ baby boomers choose retirement homes ’

LOS ANGELES MAY BE YOUR NEXT RETIREMENT HOME

Apr 10th, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: Senior Finances

Senior Care in Los Angeles is a Great Option Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Deciding where to spend your golden years is a big decision. For many people, the idea of moving to a new city is one that’s exciting. For others, staying close to friends and family might be the better option.// Whether you’re [...]



Senior Citizens Retire in Bellingham

Jun 16th, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

A few years back a fellow graduate student at Ohio State retired.  He had made a fortune writing textbooks, drove a new Mercedes-Benz and traveled the world on his bicycle.  He paid a visit to our home in Iowa and told us that he could have retired anywhere in the world.  He really wanted to [...]



Senior Finances: Buy or Rent??

Jan 30th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Finances

Many seniors today are faced with the dilemma of whether to purchase a home or rent one.  There are several variables to consider in the process of deciding what avenue is best for you.  Let’s take a look at what some of them are. Perhaps the most important considerations are the state of your health, [...]



Baby Boomers Retire in Unexpected Places

Aug 24th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Moments Blog

A recent news article presents some interesting information about where Baby Boomers are choosing to live in retirement. Baby Boomers were born between 1946 and 1964, during the post World War II era. Some of them are now choosing to retire; many have decided to continue working in a satisfying career that isn’t over on an emotional level. BBs have, in a sense, redefined many traditional cultural values in the United States, and challenged long-standing traditions. They’ve had a clear effect on the course of history in America.

Seventy-six million babies were born in the Baby Boomer years. As they retire, the senior citizen population will grow exponentially. The need for good medical care will explode, retirement centers will pop up in cities and small towns alike, and retired BBs will be studied endlessly to determine