Retired? 7 Smart Reasons to Move to a Smaller Home

Lately, Rebel Retiree and I have been thinking about moving to a smaller home. Before going any further,  let me add that we love the home we’re in, particularly its rural location and the abundance of wildlife we get to see in our yard. And

Why Do So Many People Claim Social Security at 62?

Why do so many people claim Social Security at 62 is a common question. And because it elicits a lot of negative strong opinions, some baby boomers are reluctant to come out and say that they did, or intend to. My instincts tell me that

Affordable Travel for Retirees [Home Exchange]

If you had your druthers, how would you spend your retirement? Many people answer that they would like to travel – to experience foreign countries, see exotic landscapes, or visit all of America’s national parks. However, traveling can be expensive. It’s only a dream for

Help Your Husband Overcome Fear of Retirement Boredom

Have you ever wondered why men fear retirement boredom more than women? Do you have little sympathy for your husband’s inability to occupy himself? Fear of retirement boredom is a serious problem for many men. A number of them will delay retirement for fear of

The Hype About Superfoods [Boomers and Healthy Aging]

Superfoods are NOT the answer to healthy aging. We’ve all heard the buzzword “superfoods”, and you may realize that the food industry uses this term to influence your buying habits. If you’re on social media or use the internet in any way, you’ve probably seen

Causes of Morning Joint Stiffness [Ways to Feel Better]

If you’re like me and almost every other baby boomer on the planet, you’ve experienced some kind of morning joint stiffness. Rest assured, though, it doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with arthritis or another dreaded condition. While our bodies naturally change as we age,