While there are many forms of travel, it is nice to have a group to go with and just plain wonderful to have someone else handle all the planning and preparation. So here are 8 travel companies that either specialize in planning trips exclusively for travelers over 50 or offer trips that will accommodate their needs.
Trends in technology for older adults highlight continued adaption in a variety of services, including health care. Older adults are continuing to live better because of technological innovation. A recent AARP report about tech trends shows that adults over 50 have nearly as high an adoption rate for smartphones, wearables, voice assistants and smart home technologies as their younger counterparts.
Save money, help the environment, and get a fresh look all at the same time by shopping the Gen Z way: at thrift stores.
Rapid advances in healthcare technology allow many older adults to monitor their vital signs with a glance at their wrist. But is the wristband health technology accurate? You’ve probably seen the multitude of health monitors you can strap on your wrist. And you assume that they have passed testing to show that they are accurate and reliable. Well, think again.
As cannabis becomes more accepted in the medical community, a rising number of seniors are trying it, especially for pain.
Downsizing sounds like a great idea… until you begin to wrap your head around the massive task of moving. The thought of leaving a longtime home, with all of its associations — the height chart on the laundry room doorframe, the grave of a beloved pet — can be heart-wrenching. Add to that the cost of moving and the burden of offloading half (or more) of your possessions, and the project can quickly overwhelm even the most capable older adult.