Allstate Seniors’ Guide: Overview
In the past 40 years, cars have undergone remarkable changes. While the basic act of driving (turn the wheel, push the pedals) is largely the same, the technology in cars…
Boomers: Tips for Setting Up an Intergenerational Household
For some time now, the term ‘boomerang generation’ has been bandied about to describe young adults moving back into their parents’ homes. But now, we’re also seeing a ‘reverse boomerang,’…
3 Ways to Help Your Aging Parents
It didn’t come as a surprise when my parents started asking for more help around their house. My mother is 72 and my father is 77, so it’s a testament…
Keep the Holidays Happy for Your Kids and Grandkids
Empty nesters can put a lot of pressure on the holiday season. As former “helicopter parents,” we no longer have day-to-day involvement with (or control over) our adult children and…
Sharing the Road: Grandparents Can Mentor Teen Drivers
Parents and grandparents alike know that “pit of the stomach” feeling when a child grabs the keys and drives away for the first time. It’s both exhilarating to share their…
Safer Cars for Mature Drivers
We mature drivers have years of experience. However, for some of us, we also must admit that our reaction time and eyesight may not be as good as they used…
5 Tips to Finding the Right Senior Living Community
Soon-to-be seniors searching for retirement homes may have trouble knowing where to start. Though many communities promote the fun side of senior living—game nights, shopping trips and, in some cases,…
Preparing for Retirement – Letters from Retirees to Young Folks #1
Retirement preparation isnt easy. There are many ideas, books, experts, blogs, and sources of information about how to retire, so how do you know which one is right? We thought…