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According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, almost one-third of all Americans have less than $1,000 set aside for retirement and more than half have less than $10,000. This is…
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…
Encore Career Finding a Job in Retirement
Marci Alboher is a leading voice in the advocacy of encore careers—later-in-life work that combine personal meaning, continued income and social impact. Marci has been rethinking the world of work…
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…
7 Things You Should Prepare for a Happy Retirement
If you thought that preparing for a happy retirement just consisted of making sure that you have a dependable retirement income, then you are mistaken. No matter what your age,…
3 Key Questions to Help You Make the Most of Your Retirement
When their years in the workforce are over and their kids have finally flown the coop, retirees must decide what to do with all that extra space. Some opt for…
Help Seniors Drive Safely or Stop Driving
If you fall into the generation known as thebaby boomers, there’s a good chance that you also fall into the sandwich generation. Why? Because we are sandwiched between the responsibilities…
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,…