This article provides insights from my personal experience and that of friends, and people I have talked with about our retirements and about what has made retirement work well for us.
It’s no mistake that one of the 6 key domains of the Age Friendliness Score is transportation. Ease of mobility can keep daily routines dynamic and avoid social isolation, but during the long winter months or in caregiving situations where a loved one’s mobility is impaired, it can become much more difficult to get out and get a daily dose of Vitamin D.
Living on a fixed income in retirement often requires getting creative with spending. While not yet retired myself, I take pride in chasing down some of the best bargains.
One of the most difficult aspects of caring for a cognitively impaired loved one is the fact that the normalcy of social interaction is completely upended. Let these simple tips ease the act of eating at a restaurant together.
The Age Friendly University (AFU) global network is a movement that may help shape how we live and work in retirement by increasing educational opportunities for older adults.
Age Friendly Advisor focuses on where we live and work in our later years - and how we engage with our communities. Go to your town's page and post your review. What makes it age friendly - or not? Go to the 'Working' section and post an employer review. What makes your employer age friendly - or not?
“We need engagement from the bottom in addition to action from the top,” the World Health Organization’s Dr. John Beard tells Age Friendly Advisor.
As cities take on disruptive challenges, in particular harnessing technological disruptions and managing aging populations, this note suggests a five-stage framework to guide cities along their innovation journey.
Seniors have a variety of choices about where to live. They include living any place and a variety of special communities for seniors. Where you live determines access to family, friends and at times a variety of support services.