The Great Stock vs. Bond Debate

How to set up a retirement-investment plan that pays the bills by: Jane Bryant Quinn | from: AARP Bulletin | July 01, 2011 I have a radical thought. How about not investing for growth in the years just before retirement, and even after? Instead, think about investing...

Shopping for Cell Phones

Useful information about Cell Phones and You Provided by AARP   Cell phones are pretty much indispensable. Some people get cell phones for the convenience of  staying connected to friends and family wherever they might be. Most older people use their cell phones for...

Save on Travel Expenses

No matter where you’re headed on your next getaway, take these cost-saving travel tips with you from: AARP Bulletin | June 29, 2011   Wait for a weekday. Avoid buying airline tickets on a weekend — prices are often highest then. The best day is usually Tuesday,...

Providing Care

How to Have Strong Communication With Medical Staff by: Susan Kreimer | April 21, 2011   Know your role when communicating with medical staffAs a caregiver, you have a vital role to play in the relationship between the person in your care and his medical care...

Paradise Found

Ten fun, affordable, stunningly beautiful places to retire abroad. by: Barry Golson | from: AARP The Magazine | September/October 2010 issue   Imagine waking up under sunny skies in a Latin American paradise, in a spacious, open-terraced home, your backyard dotted...

Not Your Fathers Cane

Boomers increasingly opt for trekking poles and walking sticks by: Maureen McDonald | June 24, 2011   Jayah Faye Paley started out 15 years ago teaching a smattering of 70-year-old women and others how to use trekking poles to navigate the hills surrounding San...

Martina’s Equipment-Free Workout

Add these do-anywhere exercises to your day by: Martina Navratilova | from: AARP | August 29, 2008   So you’ve finally made the decision, perhaps for the second or third time — no more spare tire, no more breathlessness after taking the stairs, no more dread at...

Managing Caregiver Emotions

How to manage and confront three distinct and difficult experiences while caregiving Sally Abrahms, from: AARP Bulletin, November 7, 2012   Ever since I’ve been a caregiver, I’ve been waiting for The Call. If you’re caring for a loved one, you know...