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A boomer is a tourist in her own home town

Erin O'Brien's husband is retiring, and they've opted to move cross-country. The post A boomer is a tourist in her own home town appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A boomer’s countdown to a new kidney

Gary Kaye of Oxford, Connecticut, is an active boomer facing a new challenge. The post A boomer’s countdown to a new kidney appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Fall Is Was Is My Fave

Starting the year after moving to northern states in my 20s, fall has usually been my favorite season. My hometown New Orleans really only has two seasons: summer and not-summer. Living in Wisconsin, Illinois and Maryland has taughtShow More Summary

A baby boomer’s empty nest all over again

Amy Sherman reflects that her children are grown and on their own. The post A baby boomer’s empty nest all over again appeared first on BoomerCafe.

An American boomer meets an English boomer in Germany

A story that proves baby boomers can make just about anything happen. The post An American boomer meets an English boomer in Germany appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Comfort Zones

Sitting on the deck, coffee in hand, witnessing yet another beautiful sunrise over the Atlantic. Standing at the overlook sipping wine while watching the spectacular sky colors as the sun sets beyond the next mountain ridge. Singing and dancing to throwback songs with like-minded friends of similar age. Show More Summary

A baby boomer’s mystery: a dance, a love affair, a book

Every cloud has a silver lining, says Michael James Gallagher. The post A baby boomer’s mystery: a dance, a love affair, a book appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A boomer remembers another time … and you can do the same

A retired newspaperman remembers the moments that changed the world. The post A boomer remembers another time … and you can do the same appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Digging My Well: Bringing boomers some peace

An essay by writer and educator Joyce Zonana on the tranquility of yoga. The post Digging My Well: Bringing boomers some peace appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A baby boomer recovers her long-lost dreams

California boomer Geneva Broussard has learned how to take control of her destiny. The post A baby boomer recovers her long-lost dreams appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Never Forget

The peaceful, cloudless blue sky was a calming stark contrast to the endless lines of red tail lights in my field of vision on I-270 that morning. Traffic in the Washington, D.C. area is always bad during the first few weeks of school as commuting patterns revert back to post-vacation reality, but this day was worse than usual. Show More Summary

When a baby boomer saw his child for the first time

Writer Alan Paul remembers the miraculous day in 1987 his daughter came into his life. The post When a baby boomer saw his child for the first time appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Twenty

The Atlantic was calm that afternoon, with the slow tidal ebb and flow framed by a clear blue sky and a nearly empty beach. The view from the floor-to-ceiling beach house window briefly included a trio of dolphins in the distance, said by some to be a sign of good luck. Show More Summary

What boomers need to know about strength training

Sensible fitness training guidance from California certified personal trainer Linda Melone. The post What boomers need to know about strength training appeared first on BoomerCafe.

To Risk Or Not To Risk That Is the Question

I love my job but sometimes my passion for it is diminished. The sense of security I feel as a result of working there for almost twenty five years is not really justified. I could be fired at any moment for any reason. My union contract...Show More Summary

A baby boomer tests himself … and passes

Denver lawyer Jeff Pearson challenges himself this summer with a bike ride. The post A baby boomer tests himself … and passes appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A Soon-To-Be Retiree Gets Ready For His Second Act

San Franciscan Terry Hurley is all prepared to enjoy his second act in life. The post A Soon-To-Be Retiree Gets Ready For His Second Act appeared first on BoomerCafe.

What If You Already Do What You Always Wanted To Do?

The common AARP-style advice about aging or retirement is that midlife and beyond is the time to 'do what you always wanted to do.' The assumption is that we often design our working life around financial needs and family expectations,...Show More Summary

Music transports a baby boomer back to her teens

A story about the joy, impact and importance of our music. The post Music transports a baby boomer back to her teens appeared first on BoomerCafe.

How boomers can find a job and work from home

Two job hiring pros find there are good opportunities for boomers to work at home. The post How boomers can find a job and work from home appeared first on BoomerCafe.

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