More Americans Say They’ll Work Longer
A new Age-Friendly Institute survey indicates Americans are planning to further push out retirement. On average, adults age 50+ who are still working say 68 is their target retirement age.
Will My Retirement Job Affect Social Security?
You can have your cake and eat it too when it comes to working in a retirement. In years past, Social Security laws discouraged older workers from staying on the job. But that’s no longer the case.
Survey Says: The Most Age-Friendly States
Based on 60,000+ user-submitted star ratings, here is a ranking of top states for age-friendly living. How does your state rank? Add your own star rating and comments on your community.
Do’s and Don’ts of Pet-Friendly Travel
More older adults are traveling with their pets, and it’s easy to understand why. A beloved pet can help reduce travel stress and provide companionship during long trips. For adults who travel with service animals or emotional support dogs, knowing how to plan a pet-friendly vacation can make the experience enjoyable and safe for everyone
How to Choose a Doctor You Can Talk To
Taking an active role in your health care puts the responsibility for good communication on both you and your doctor. This means asking questions if the doctor's explanations or instructions are unclear, bringing up problems even if the doctor doesn't ask, and letting the doctor know if you have concerns about a particular treatment or change in your daily life
What Is Home Care?
Home care can mean different things, and can be called by different names. In-home care solutions vary by 1) type of care, 2) who provides it, and 3) who pays for it. Typically, "Home Health Services" are publicly paid for, while "In-Home Care" refers to services that are privately-funded.
Travel Tips for Planning the Perfect Vacation Cruise
Vacation cruises are a popular vacation choice for many older adults, and it’s easy to see why: Cruises make it easy to get away on a luxurious cruise ship vacation that includes world-class entertainment, spas, 24/7 dining, shopping, and excursions in one travel package. Vacation cruises take the work out of relaxing and unwinding because everything you need is provided. They’re easy to navigate, even for older adults with accessibility requirements.
Many Wish They Had Delayed Taking Social Security
Would You Get Paid To Do Nothing for The Rest of Your Life?
It seems too good to be true—a job in Sweden that would pay you a generous salary to punch a clock twice-a-day and do whatever you want in-between. But would it be good for you?
Research Reveals 1 out of 3 Retirees Would Live Elsewhere
A surprisingly high percentage of retirees say they’d pick a different spot in which to spend their later years. In a survey of people in their 70’s, 31% say “no” when asked “if you had to do it all over again, based on what you know now, would you choose where you are currently residing again?”.