Retirement is a time in life that most people look forward to. A retirement pension plan is almost like a reward for decades of hard work. But this doesn’t mean that once you reach retirement age you can just coast into your golden years. If you want to achieve a stable and comfortable retirement, it’s important to have a financial plan.
The choices you make now and in the years to come will have a major effect on your retirement plan, so it’s important to begin thinking about your ultimate retirement goal as soon as possible. A solid plan, with…
There are a number of factors that increase the risk of baby boomers developing sleep disorders. Some of them are related to age. Others are related to medication side effects or seemingly unrelated health conditions.
We’ve taken a look at the reasons why baby boomers often struggle with sleep disorders. If you’re an older adult who hasn’t been sleeping well lately, it’s best to talk to your doctor. They may have some insight into how to improve your quality of life.
Baby boomers might experience disturbed sleep because of a combination of different factors. …
Medical alert systems are a great way to improve the safety of vulnerable people and help give their caregivers and family members peace of mind.
There are many types of medical alert systems out there, but they all have the same end purpose: to alert the authorities or a caregiver in the event of an accident, such as a fall or a house fire.
And they all work in a fairly similar way, with the user either having to press a button or the system may include sensors that can detect when the user is in need of assistance.
If you’re researching walkers for yourself or a loved one, you’ll quickly find out that there are a lot of trusted and established brands selling walkers. You’ll also learn that there is a wide variety of walker types offering many useful features and a wide range of prices.
Ultimately, finding the best walker, suited to one’s unique situation is the ultimate goal. Boomer Buyer Guides has undertaken the task of researching, reporting, and recommending the best walkers currently available for online purchase.
In this article, we present a 7-step process for selecting a walker.
Your personal information is easily exposed through data breaches and they’re happening more and more often. That has people thinking about online privacy and how to protect their privacy.
But it’s not just data breaches that have people concerned. Websites you visit and your ISP (internet service provider) collect data about you every time you browse the internet, and information that is collected about you is often sold to marketers, but there is something that you can do about it. It can protect your private data and keep you safer on the web.
Many of us browse the web every…
World War II had ended, and soldiers were coming home. Nine months later, the United States population would increase by 20%. Born between 1946 and 1964, this generation would become known as the Baby Boomers.
Baby Boomers are a unique generation that was molded during a time of radical changes in U.S. culture. This article will delve deep into baby boomers’ psychology and the forces that shaped them. If you are a baby boomer, you have a product or service targeted toward this age group, or you just want to get to know them better, continue reading.
During the Great…
Compared to previous generations, baby boomers are living longer and enjoying a more active healthy life, but they still experience some dental problems. For the most part, this generation has experienced better dental care and healthier teeth than their parents and grandparents, but when they begin to draw social security, it can lower the money available for dental care. Here are some of the dental problems or challenges that boomers face when it comes to keeping their smiles healthy and bright.
During their working years, many boomers had access to excellent healthcare through their employers, but when they enter retirement…
Substance abuse is a growing issue across all demographics in the US, and Baby Boomers are no exception.
To put the size of this problem into context, over 12,000 Baby Boomers died as a result of overdoses in 2013 alone, and just under one in five Americans abuse alcohol or prescription drugs.
You may well be surprised to hear that Baby Boomers abuse drugs just like younger generations — as the first thing you imagine when someone mentions drug or alcohol abuse isn’t someone in their 50s or 60s — but as we’ll discuss later in this article, there are…
Meeting new people can be an especially difficult endeavor, but it is now easier than ever to date irrespective of your age due to the wide variety and availability of online dating sites for baby boomers.
However, online dating can still be quite daunting for Boomers, especially as there are so many different sites to choose from — each with different pros and cons — and many Boomers aren’t used to meeting new people online.
In this guide, we’ll take a look at the things you should keep a special eye out for when using online dating apps when looking…
Extended car warranties are policies that provide you with protection against certain issues your vehicle may experience after the manufacturer’s warranty has ended.
In other words, it’s a type of policy that reduces your liability to foot the cost of vehicle repairs in a similar manner to car insurance, though there are some key differences.
An extended car warranty will usually only kick in once the standard manufacturer’s warranty expires, though this isn’t always the case.
These policies are usually purchased from a car dealer, the auto manufacturer, or a third party and they can be well worth the money.
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