4 Reasons Women Get Married After 50

senior old man and woman shopping in ItalyAre you a single boomer or senior? Many of us are, and have no interest in changing our status.  Others, however, are more open to the possibility of marriage.  This article cites reasons why women might be interested, but most if not all of them could apply to men just as easily.   What do you think? 4 Reasons Women Get Married After 50 | Next Avenue.

Classic Black and White Films to Share With Your Adult Kids

Camera film strip and popcorn.Here’s a fun idea for family time entertainment.  Next Avenue has put together a list of 10 great movies, all in black and white and all guaranteed to spark interesting conversations with your adult children.  No kids around? Hey, these are classics, all guaranteed to perk you up on a winter afternoon or evening.  Enjoy! Black and White Films to Share With Your Adult Kids | Next Avenue.

The No. 1 Nutrient You Need to Avoid a Stroke

fresh vegetablesCould it be this simple? Studies are now showing that one easily acquired nutrient could help you avoid a stroke.  Take a guess at what it is, and then see this article for the answer and more tips: The No. 1 Nutrient You Need to Avoid a Stroke | Next Avenue.

How to Take Better Pictures With Your Phone, Tablet, or Camera

personwithcameraEverybody seems to be a photographer these days, and with our fancy phones and tablets it is tempting to snap everything in sight.   Technology is wonderful, but we need to apply a few basic skills to get the best pictures.   This article will help you make the most of your photo opportunities: How to Take Better Pictures With Your Phone or Tablet | Senior Planet.

How to Decode Those Pesky Medicare Choices

Worried Senior Couple Sitting On Sofa Looking At BillsWhether you are new to Medicare or considering making a change to your existing plan, the flood of mailings and ads during the open enrollment period can be overwhelming. Medigap, Supplemental, Advantage, Part D – these are all terms that we must understand in order to make an informed decision.  PBS’s Next Avenue has done a nice job of demystifying the process, so if you’re confused follow this link: How to Decode Those Pesky Medicare Ads | Next Avenue.

Finding Affordable Home Care

nurse or helper in residential home giving food to senior manDo your parents need home health care, or do you know someone struggling to remain independent as they recover from an illness?  There are many situations that call for this specialized type of support, but finding the right solution can be frustrating and confusing.   This article tells us about three agencies that offer help: Finding Affordable Home Care for Your Parents | Next Avenue.

15 Biggest Marriage Regrets From Middle-Aged Divorcees

peopleatlakeWe’d actually like to change the title of this article to read, “Relationship Regrets”, because so many boomers and seniors are trying to make long term commitments work outside of marriage, too.  But the advice is good,  with or without the legalities.   Some thoughtful divorcees share regrets that can help us avoid painful breakups.  Could some of these apply to your situation? 15 Biggest Marriage Regrets From Middle-Aged Divorcees.