If you’re like many people, you want to live comfortably in your latter years. But, unfortunately, that’s not possible for all retirees. Sometimes, the reasons are innocent enough: the entire market crashed right before retirement, unforeseen medical bills ransacked the retirement account, or a mischievous lawsuit caused irreparable damage. While there are still some ways […]
Bobby Rydell is one of those names probably every baby boomer remembers. The post Boomer Icon Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol On The Rocks appeared first on BoomerCafe.
At 61, Roz Warren figures she is old enough to recognize bliss in an Ordinary Day. The post A boomer who’s comfortable in her own groove appeared first on BoomerCafe.
BoomerCafé's David Henderson found a long-standing sign of the racial divide that is endemic in America. The post Reminder of dark days in a boomer’s community appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Larry Lefkowitz believes in the expression, “hope springs eternal." The post A boomer writes of lessons learned about life’s illusions appeared first on BoomerCafe.
When I was moving out on my own a few years ago and negotiating plates, wall art and furniture, my ex asked me if I wanted a few of the plants. I said sure, I'll take two. The two she suggested looked good to me and appeared to be easy to care for; a definite plus because I'm not good at caring for plants. Show More Summary
Millennials, perhaps more than boomers, have very specific criteria when choosing homes. The post How to sell a Boomer’s house to a Millennial appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Bestselling author Daniel Silva shares an excerpt from his newest espionage thriller. The post A baby boomer novelist with one success after another appeared first on BoomerCafe.
A creative writing seminar I went to a few years ago suggested an interesting writing exercisd. Start writing and keep writing without stopping, no stoppint to edi, just write whatever comes to mine, for a certain length of time. I don’t remember how long, so I icket 4 minutes as I began to write this. Show More Summary
It seems that a new “best places to retire” list or ranking is published by someone at least monthly. I find these rankings interesting but not determinative. There are just too many location variables, and too much subjectivity as to...Show More Summary
Perley-Ann Friedman's kids are her cats on a Thai island. The post A boomer’s Sunday project disturbs cat’s tranquility appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Spending time outside in nature is calming and therapeutic. There is scientific backing for that assertion.Of course we didn't need scientists to verify what our moms and dads already knew. Boomers, you know what I'm talking about. "Go outside and play." Sunshine and fresh air all lead to physical activity. Show More Summary
Dr. Deepak Chopra says getting older is not synonymous with declining health. The post We baby boomers haven’t yet “lost it” appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Elie Wiesel's voice and writings inspired many baby boomers. The post Remembering a meeting with Elie Wiesel appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Numerical narrative: 1776, 2016, 4th of July, youngest person at the party: 2, birthday boy: 81, oldest 84, number at the party: 25, give or take, number of people whose names I didn't know or couldn't remember: 12, give or take.Blowing bubbles, chasing bubbles... Show More Summary
Journalist Kathleen Bailey thinks maybe it's the time of our generation. The post Many boomers are reflecting back on bygone days appeared first on BoomerCafe.
The oldest baby boomers — born in 1946 — are turning 70-and-a-half years old. The post The huge milestone baby boomers reached on July 1 appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Did you ever envision yourself as someone else? Not a specific person like a celebrity but just an alter ego?Every time I visit New York City I imagine a whole different life for myself. I picture myself living here. If I was 15 years younger I would probably love it. Show More Summary
Alan Paul reflects that maybe his dad had it right all along. The post When a boomer’s dad told him, “Digital, Smidgital” appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Sunday, 8am, corner of Broadway and 54th in Manhattan. I'm sitting on a bench outside Starbucks, across the street from the famous Ed Sullivan Theatre, home of the Late Show with Steven Colbert. It fairly quiet now, compared with the weekday craziness of midtown Manhattan. Show More Summary