Archive for: November, 2011

Being a Smart Healthcare Consumer

Being a Smart Healthcare Consumer

  By: Mary Lloyd Healthcare has become an astronomically expensive part of life. There are lots of directions to point fingers, but the only place where you have any real control is your own behavior. Taking care of your health without being taken over by the system is a tricky […]

 
 

What You Need to Know About Health Care Outside the U.S.

What You Need to Know About Health Care Outside the U.S.

For Boomers planning on traveling or retiring outside the US, this is a great article from Kiplinger. It gives some important details on what we can, and more importantly can’t, expect from Medicare and . . .

 
 

Are We Entering The Mother Of All Depressions?

Are We Entering The Mother Of All Depressions?

RestlessBoomers.com likes the bad news first. It helps us formulate positive responses that help mitigate consequences so Boomers can take full advantage of the opportunities that always accompany true adversity.

There’s little doubt we’re already in a Depression, so the only question is how severe it’s going to be.

 
 

New Definition of Retirement

New Definition of Retirement

We’re seeing a lot about retirement these days, what it used to mean, what is won’t mean, how much it will cost, who will and won’t be able to afford it. But nothing has been said about what it means in today’s new reality. Until now.

 
 

The Outlook Is Bleak For Unemployed Boomers

The Outlook Is Bleak For Unemployed Boomers

In today’s article from Business Insider, author Michelle Hirsch sheds light on new statistics for unemployed Baby Boomers and the facts are dismal. Not only are older workers challenged by

 
 

Why More of Your Facebook Fans are Seeing Fewer of Your Messages

Why More of Your Facebook Fans are Seeing Fewer of Your Messages

Here’s a bad news (not really) good news story. Changes made recently by Facebook have resulted in your pages being seen fewer times (the seemingly bad news) but it is being seen by more people. Given my druthers, . . .

 
 

Social Media, Politics and Baby Boomers

Social Media, Politics and Baby Boomers

Despite your political persuasion, the very simple post on BBoomtown lays it out very simply: if Baby Boomers don’t take up the social media tools, we may very well find ourselves at the mercy of the younger generations totally connected and . . .

 
 

Foods and Vitamins that Improve Memory and Natural Brain Function

Foods and Vitamins that Improve Memory and Natural Brain Function

This is another great article with more information on the foods and supplements you can use to take better care of your memory and brain activity. Written by Melanie Grimes and published in Natural News:

The brain can maintain optimum performance if care is taken with nutrition to prevent age-related memory loss. Keeping the mind active is important, especially as the brain ages.