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HomeCare: The World’s Fastest Growing Industry

Jul 2nd, 2016 | By admin | Category: Senior Moments Blog

At this point in time, the US healthcare industry is worth $84 billion and employs 1.7 million people. Employment as a home health aide is one of the fastest growing occupations in the country, with a growth rate of 38% expected by 2024 from a decade previously. On the basis of those statistics, the industry appears to be thriving.



Seniors: Consider Train Travel

Dec 23rd, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Whether it’s the rumble of the tracks beneath your feet or the wind in your hair that gets you going, the excitement of trains — a travel staple for decades — still appeals to all ages. Seniors, when you’re traveling around the world, it’s good to know that there are public transit systems available to [...]



Senior Citizens Travel to Amsterdam

Dec 14th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Described by many as a village, Amsterdam packs the cultural punch of a city many times its size. While still retaining a bit of a ‘sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll’ reputation, Amsterdam is now more about being a ‘creative city’ where the high standards set by such Golden Age painters as Rembrandt are maintained. [...]



Senior Travel to Thailand

Dec 7th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

We have French friends who travel the world and dearly loved Thailand. So seniors, what is the attraction in Thailand?  Check out the many links on this page that can help you discover what the main attractions are in Thailand. You will probably arrive in Bangkok, which is one of the world’s most exciting cities. Here you [...]



Recommended Travel Destinations for Seniors-Part 1

Dec 3rd, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

To have a little fun and give you a little variety seniors, I have come up with several lists of neat places to visit, both in the states and elsewhere. You may have already been to several of these, but do check out the rest.  You still have time before your “time is up” for [...]



Holiday Travel Planning Sites

Dec 1st, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

It has been said that…”Every now and then a blind pig finds an acorn.” That’s me. I stumbled upon a neat website but don’t ask me how I found it. It just “appeared.” Serendipity again. Found out that Serendipity is the word has been voted as one of the ten English words that were hardest [...]



Paris Resources and Hotel Deals for Senior Travelers

Nov 11th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

At my most recent visit to Barnes and Noble I looked over several travel-oriented publications and came across these suggested cheap hotels in Paris.  All three sound plenty chic for me and from the descriptions on the Internet, I feel that could be comfortable in any of of them.  First of all I like their [...]



Senior Travel to Sunny Arizona

Nov 5th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Arizona’s nickname “The Grand Canyon State” celebrates its most famous natural feature, the Grand Canyon. Arizona’s other nickname “Copper State” celebrates its fabulous mineral wealth. First-time visitors will find a wide array of things to do that will peak your senses with this One Stop URL. Arizona is famous for the Sonoran Desert loaded with giant [...]



Senior Travel Resources: Fodor’s Travel Tips

Nov 4th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

One of the great things about the Internet is the availablity of travel tips for senior citizens who have a tour booked.  Here are some I find really helpful: London Touring: Many of London’s best cultural attractions charge no admission, and the number of free museums is staggering. The British Museum, National Gallery, Tate Modern, [...]



More on Home Swaps for Seniors

Nov 3rd, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

We have friends in the south of France who house swap each year. They have the wonderful opportunity to travel the world and to share their home with others who want to do the same. Home exchange or house swapping is a vacation alternative where you stay at someone’s home while they stay at yours. [...]