Google Maps adds wheelchair accessible routes to major cities

For anyone with limited mobility, travel can be a challenge. It's going to get a little easier now that Google Maps is adding 'wheelchair accessible' routes to major cities. The long-awaited wheelchair option came about as part of Google's famous "20 percent project," which encourages employees to pursue creative endeavors outside

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50+ Girlfriend Getaways Gain Popularity

Girlfriend getaways gain popularity among retirees, preretirees as many women over 50 are discovering the rejuvenating properties of vacationing with female friends. In the first month of 2018, women-only bookings have surpassed the total number of women-only trips operated by Abercrombie & Kent in 2017. Typically, the company's trips are 7

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So, You Want To Move To France? Some Advice.

Probably just about every person who's visited the country has contemplated, at least for a moment, moving to France. It's the glimpses of everyday life that are so appealing. The mother hurrying her lollygagging child to school, people stopping at the market each day to pick out the food for dinner,

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Looking to gain strength and stay healthy? Lift weights and eat more protein, especially if you’re over 40.

Looking to gain strength and stay healthy? Lift weights and eat more protein, especially if you’re over 40. This is actually a study of a bunch of studies. Researchers took those studies and collated the data. What surprised everyone was how much benefit was derived from a little exercise and eating

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101 Boomer Travel Tips

That's no exaggeration! 101 actual travel tips provided by My Itchy Travel Feet. Thank you. These tips are so good that everyone, not just boomers, can use them. This page may take a minute to load, so please be patient. Thanks. [pdf-embedder url="https://zoonietravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/101-Boomer-Travel-Tips.pdf"] Find a great airfare anywhere in the world. And you'll probably need

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What’s The Best Flight Search Site?

The question I get asked all the time is, "Does it really matter which one I use?" In a word, yes. Let me explain. Comparison shopping is important, and it can save you money and time. Here's a sample search for one person flying from Denver to London Tuesday September 25 returning

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Can You Dance Yourself to Better Brain Health?

Age-related degenerations in brain structure are associated with balance disturbances and cognitive impairment. However, neuroplasticity is known to be preserved throughout lifespan and physical training studies with seniors could reveal volume increases in the hippocampus (HC), a region crucial for memory consolidation, learning and navigation in space, which were related

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Being Older Is Better for Many Travel Discounts

Those milestone birthdays can add up to major savings By Irene S. Levine Travel Writer Credit: Getty Images The next time you travel, ask about a “senior discount.” You may discover there are fabulous perks to reaching those milestone birthdays. Many hotels, restaurants, transportation companies, entertainment venues and big-box stores offer age-related discounts, although

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