Critical Ages and Dates for Your Retirement Planning

Finance conceptThis is a handy guide, with specific tasks tied to dates for your retirement planning.   Knowledge is power, right? Source: Critical Ages and Dates for Your Retirement Planning – Next Avenue

Signs You’re Pushing Away Your Adult Children

Multi Generation Family Eating Lunch At Kitchen TableThe older we get, the more we value our family connections.  And the last thing we want is to create or even allow rifts with our grown children.  Could you be creating, or contributing to an issue that needs attention? Here are six steps to assess and fix the problem.  Source: Signs You’re Pushing Away Your Adult Children

How to Be a Writer at Any Age

Perspectives of Human MindHave you always thought you’d like to be a writer, but didn’t know where to start?  Why not do it now?  Here are tips on making your dream come true from the author of “The War of the Roses”. Source: How to Be a Writer at Any Age – Next Avenue

The 42 best books to read before you die

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A bucket list for books!  I know Senior Spokane peeps are big readers, so hopefully you’ll enjoy this article.  I found several that I had not read and want to…. Source: The 42 best books to read before you die – our favourites | Features | Culture | The Independent

Spokane Gives 2016- Volunteer Opportunities

Spokane, WashingtonApril is Spokane Gives month, and there are all sorts of worthy projects needing your time and attention.  For a listing of these, and other volunteer opportunities year-round, check out this searchable database.  Source: Spokane Gives 2016 – View All Projects (April 1st – 30th) | Volunteer Spokane

Leg Pain Could Be a Sign of Stroke or Heart Attack Risk

Senior women jogging.About 8.5 million older Americans have peripheral artery disease, which can raise the risk of heart attack and stroke. Half of them don’t know they have it. Source: Leg Pain Could Be a Sign of Stroke or Heart Attack Risk – Next Avenue

Home Technology for Older Adults: Safety or Intrusion?

Smart tv and hand pressing remote controlThe Internet of Things could benefit older adults through smart devices. But some chafe at a perceived invasion of privacy.  How do you feel? Here’s a good overview of the issues to consider: Source: Home Technology for Older Adults: Safety or Intrusion? – Next Avenue