Category: Retirement Living

8 Ways to be a Super Grandparent

Today’s grandma is no longer sitting on the couch all afternoon watching her “stories.”  Many of us are embracing the grandparent role.  It’s great to see our children grow up and have children of...

Making New Friends in Retirement

It was easy when we were kids. “Do you want to be my friend?” was an acceptable way to get together with someone new.  School and work settings provided us with lots of opportunities...

Boomerang Kids

I was not quite 17 when I moved out of my parent’s house and my Dad told me, “Don’t bother asking if you can come back.”  And I didn’t. Yet, when my son was...

What do Retiring Boomers Like to Do?

Retirement is big business in North America.  Just look at all the information in the media promoting everything from wealth management to vacations to pre-paid funeral plans. For some reason I seem to be...

A New Year Brings New Possibilities

January rings in the New Year and the annual promise of something new: adopting resolutions, setting goals and looking ahead.   I like opening a fresh new planner that’s wide open for possibilities. It’s also...