The Hottest Travel Destinations for Seniors

Unencumbered by work and kids, many retirees are upping their travel game. An analysis by Priceline found that boomers book the longest average length of stay on their vacations, relative to other age groups, and spend significantly more on flights and hotels than younger travelers. “Baby boomers are active travelers,” says Kevin O’Leary, senior

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Hire Help To Assist Older Travelers

These firms ensure that older parents or loved ones navigate the airport, are comfortable on a flight and arrive safely at their destination. Getty Images By MARY KANE, Associate Editor Kiplinger's Retirement Report For many older adults, retirement frees up time to travel, perhaps exploring places and sights long included on a bucket list. Or retirees

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Underwear for the problem no one wants to admit they have

The founder of Willow, a new line of sleek, direct-to-consumer underwear for those with incontinence, says startups underserve older generations. By Rina Raphael “It’s kind of a taboo topic,” Will Herlands says of his newest venture. “Understandably, people don’t like to talk about peeing in your pants.” He’s talking about adult incontinence—and while it

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The Tablet Designed Just For Seniors

Enjoy a secure family network on a grandPad tablet, specifically designed for older adults that are unfamiliar or uncomfortable with technology. Put this lab-tested tech tool on your what-to-buy list: grandPad is a device specially designed to be used by seniors, who often feel left out of our Instagram world. Its

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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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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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Homestays $20 A Day For 50+ Travelers

You've probably heard of Airbnb, Vacation Home Rentals, HomeAway and VRBO, but what about The Evergreen B&B Club? It's been around since 1982 with access to nearly 2,000 friendly, economical homestays, mainly throughout the USA and Canada. What's different about Evergreen is that they're offering these rooms to 50+ people. I'm

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