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  • Jack Watts
    Age 65 and no money to retire
    According to the statistics from AARP, for the next eighteen years, boomers will be turning sixty-five at a rate of about 10,000 a day.What does this possibly mean regarding this life stage? It means it is time to redefine what you are going to do...
  • Is it time to have a serious conversation about driver retesting?
    As boomers become seniors, should driving skills be retested?
    The matter of having older folks retested for driving skills is a hot button issue for many. But the fact remains that we do slow down as we age. With thousands of boomers turning into seniors daily, do driving skills need to be rested?Many say no...
  • Time to take away the car keys from your elderly loved ones
    Time to take away the car keys from your elderly loved ones
    Getting old is certainly no picnic and there are countless seniors who can attest to this! Aging can oftentimes bring on many physical/emotional problems that can make driving a pretty perilous situation. According to the Centers for Disease...
  • Aging Baby Boomers face caregiver shortage
    78 million aging Baby Boomers face new challenges with fewer caregivers to help
    One thing just about everyone dreads as they age is the possibility of ending up in a nursing home. We all think we know what that's like: sharing a room with strangers, sitting slumped in a wheelchair all day, rigid schedules, bad smells. And...
  • Right-wing attacks AARP: GOP aligns with Newsmax
    Right-wing attacks AARP: GOP aligns with Newsmax
    Right-wing attacks AARPThis report is an instance of wiki-warfare, this is a tit for tat comparison of information about opposing forces. Now, here is what should be scaring the daylight out of most Americans. Corporatism is a huge threat to...
  • AARP endorsed Obamacare
    AARP and AMA profits from Obamacare have caused massive membership drops
    America’s current political climate has many senior citizens troubled about their health providers and financial future. In the past few days, citizens have learned that the IRS will be putting tens of thousands of tax refunds on hold due to...
  • The human brain
    It takes more than crossword puzzles to keep your brain fit
    DEAR JIM: My friend, Margie – we’re both 79 and widowed – like to do crossword puzzles because we read that it’s good for the brain and will keep us mentally sharp. We enjoy doing these puzzles, and we have increased our...
  • bad wrecks
    AARP Smart Driving Course comes to western Oklahoma
    Nobody drives worse than the people from…You fill in the rest. Everyone thinks that people from where they live or in a certain city or for those who have ventured overseas, in almost any other country, are the worst drivers in the world...
  • AARP’S 2nd Annual Movies for Grownups Film Showcase [PICS]
    AARP’S 2nd Annual Movies for Grownups Film Showcase [PICS]
    The 2nd Annual Movies for Grownups® Film Showcase was held on Nov. 6-9 in Los Angeles. The star-studded event featured exclusive Q&A sessions withKevin Costner, Al Pacino, Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Laura Dern, J.K. Simmons, Jon...
  • Colosseum in Rome
    AARP 2015 travel trends survey shows impact of boomer travel
    According to the new AARP 2015 Top Travel Trends survey, boomer travel, travel by those over the age of 50, accounts for $120 billion in leisure travel each year. That massive amount means that most travel providers tailor their offerings to this...
  • Holly Robinson Peete turns 'Gratefully 50' with help from celeb friends
    Holly Robinson Peete turns 'Gratefully 50' with help from celeb friends
    Actress and television personality Holly Robinson Peete turned 50 years old on Sept. 18, and celebrated the milestone with a lavish party on Saturday in Malibu. The bash was themed “Gratefully 50,” and celebrity guests Magic Johnson,...
  • AARP Virtual Career Fair Coming September 23rd
    AARP Hosts Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair September 23rd
    AARP will be hosting a free online Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 10 AM to 7 PM (Eastern). AARP is committed to putting people over 50 to work and has lined up numerous employers for this job fair. The Virtual Career Fair...
  • NASCAR: Jeff Gordon to appear at Lime Rock Park for Drive to End Hunger campaign
    NASCAR: Jeff Gordon to appear at Lime Rock Park for Drive to End Hunger campaign
    Jeff Gordon, current leader in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings for the 2014 season, is scheduled to make an appearance at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut on Thursday, September 18. The driver of the No. 24 AARP Drive to End Hunger...
  • Senior Lifestyle Expo
    Drury Lane's senior talent & expo
    The 19th Annual Senior Lifestyle Expo takes place on Tuesday August 26th and Wednesday 27th, 2014. Thisspecial elders two day eventlocation is atDrury Lane Theatre & Conference Center 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, both days start at 9...
  • Groovy reading glasses
    Where did I put my glasses and other brain farts
    The first time it happened to me, I was in my mid-40's. I had just accepted a new job as a sales manger for a notable high tech publication, and was excited to make my mark. Unfortunately, there was no office available, so my home was my...
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