Posts Tagged ‘ baby boomers retire ’

BABY BOOMERS CHOOSE RETIREMENT NICHE COMMUNITIES

Apr 29th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

BBs Redefine Retirement We senior citizens have been told for several years now that Baby Boomers will redefine retirement.  They have redefined almost everything else they lived through.  Why not include retirement?  BBs are those folk born after WWII, beginning about 1946 and ending about 1965.// Baby Boomers are the generation that wants to live [...]



Seniors Retire in Lunigiana

Jul 27th, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

I read recently where this location is a great one for seniors who wish to retire abroad. I found a couple of others that will follow in a later blog but first let’s investigate Lunigiana. Google found that Tuscany is everybody’s favorite travel destination, and Lunigiana is the part of Tuscany that’s undiscovered. How’s that [...]



Seniors: Create Your Retirement Plan

Jul 11th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Retirement is not and cannot be a sudden, impulsive decision. Baby Boomers need to be ready for one of the most important changes in their lives, and aware of a multiplicity of extenuating factors which will assist a comfortable retirement.

There should be no hidden surprises or unanticipated pitfalls awaiting you in retirement. Try to be in as much control as you can over your choice. Be sure you have all the information you need to make the right decision at the right time. It takes time and research to reach this level of readiness.

The first consideration is, are you paid up on all your social security quarters. If you lack credit



Baby Boomers’ Retirement Concerns Grow

Sep 20th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Finances

The current recession is affecting Baby Boomers and retirees in difficult and somewhat challenging ways.  For those BBs who had planned to retire at 62 or 65, the plan for many has to be re-examined.  Using online retirement calculators helps determine whether or not a BB can afford to retire; many are discovering they cannot.  And [...]



Favorite Editors for Senior Travel

Aug 24th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

If you have followed my senior travel blogs very long you well know that one of my heros is Peter Greenberg.  Peter Greenberg is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. He is Travel Editor for CBS News, and appears on The Early Show and across many CBS broadcast platforms.. This guy travels [...]



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