With residential developers looking for ways to expand the range of inhabitants at 55+ communities, Tim Mullaney, Editor in Chief of Senior Housing News speculates that a Martha Stewart & Snoop Dogg themed retirement community could appeal to younger audiences. Following in the footsteps of popular Jimmy Buffet-themed Margaritaville communities in Florida, the VH1 hosts … [Read more...] about A 55+ Themed Community: Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg
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Welcome new subscribers and welcome back fans. If you find this newsletter useful please forward it. We're expanding our coverage of news relating to work and finance for our generation and every share counts. If you're on Facebook please LIKE us. New this week: 1. In a recent study by job site Indeed.com ageism is of great concern to over 43% of workers. Link 2. … [Read more...] about Weekly Newsletter – 43% Fear Losing Job
In The Economist series: "Getting to grips with longevity" Sacha Nauta, contributes with the opinion that a new definition and approach is needed to address the growing +65 population. One that dismisses the out of date notion of 65 as old and is replaced by the new healthier, longer living group. a new stage of life is emerging, between the end of the conventional working age … [Read more...] about A New Definition – That Time Between 65 and Old
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From the Washington Post, Laura L. Carstensen a professor of psychology and the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. professor in public policy at Stanford University writes about the complex issues of language when addressing our generation. The word old seems to rub Boomers the wrong way. Many in their 60s and 70s simply don't consider themselves "old" as they continue to live … [Read more...] about Are Perennials The New Olds?
In this New York Times article, Author Allen Salkin surveys the way some retirees are making the most of passes for national parks, gyms, skiing, classes and much more. With a more flexible schedule the practice means great savings and smaller crowds when "off-peak". Add a senior discount and the value really adds up. He describes the practice as: "... creating one's own … [Read more...] about Off-Peaking: Your Flexible Schedule Pays Off