Cities and baby boomers: Made for each other

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Millennials are not the only ones attracted to the lights and action of the city; lots of baby boomers are moving back downtown too. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has just released an interesting study that looks at what they call “the active third age”, people 60 to […] Read more »

Retirement: The payoffs of an active lifestyle

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Some people are planning ahead for their physical fitness in retirement just like they plan for their financial fitness, says one of the country’s top national diet and exercise experts. And that’s as it should be, he says. If you start a few years before retirement, says James Hill, executive […] Read more »

Baby Boomers: A Burgeoning Customer Market

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Aging Americans are leading increasingly active lifestyles, whether seeking out exercise for health improvement or social activities for pure enjoyment. This group is dominated by the baby-boomer generation, which is made up of Americans born from 1946 to 1964. Many Americans have been delaying their retirement, and this trend is […] Read more »

Tiny House Communities: Urban, Suburban, & Rural

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With the surge in interest in tiny houses, and the growth of a “tiny house community” online, there has been increased interest in the development of real-world tiny house communities. Probably the most serious effort so far is the “Napoleon Complex” tiny house village being developed by Jay Shafer’s Four […] Read more »

57 Practical Kitchen Drawer Organization Ideas

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                              Those of you who like to cook know how to hard is to fit all stuff you need into a contemporary kitchen. Not many of us have large enough kitchens to find there place for […] Read more »

12 REASONS TO DOWNSIZE YOUR FAMILY HOME

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                Downsizing out of necessity has become a frequent theme in the recent economy.  Foreclosures and increased loan requirements have made that decision for many families. But what if downsizing is actually a gift to your family? REASONS TO DOWNSIZE YOUR HOME Lower […] Read more »

10 Retirement Lifestyles Worth Trying

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Reinvent yourself. Retirees finally have the freedom to choose how to spend their time. While some people want to relax after a lengthy and stressful career, others are ready to move on to the next adventure. Many people will cycle through periods of leisure and creation at various points in […] Read more »

Baby boomer stays in shape through travel

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Remember, the theme of BoomerCafé is baby boomers with active lifestyles and youthful spirits. We think we just found another in Michael Alster of East Meadow, New York. He doesn’t just stay in shape in the gym; he stays in shape through travel. I’m often asked how I stay fit […] Read more »

6 Reasons Baby Boomers Should Consider Downsizing

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According to AARP, for the next 18 years, baby boomers will be turning 65 at a rate of about 8,000 a day. That’s a lot of American homeowners who are reaching retirement age and are starting thinking about their next phase in live. Part of that next phase may include unloading […] Read more »