End-of-summer edition: best Boomer blogs

August 28, 2016


It’s that time again–a compilation of the best Boomer blogs. Come check them out!

Watch out for fake charities!

On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison, consumer journalist, warns people to be careful if they want to make a donation to help victims of the Louisiana floods. Scammers pounce when new emergencies occur, so be sure and donate to charities you know and trust with a proven track record in dealing with disasters.

Were the good old days so “good?”

I’ve taken one from the archives, when the TV show Mad Men was all the rage and I thought about how women in business –or anywhere– were treated in the 60s. You remember that, right? Here’s a memory jogger. Including an ad that asks if it’s always illegal to kill a woman. That’s right. A real ad.


Best places to retire are…

Blogger Tom Sightings admits he’s obsessing over the best places to retire . . . especially since he and his partner have just sold their house and temporarily moved into a condo, in order to spend the next year searching out their ultimate retirement destination. You can turn his obsession to your advantage by visiting his post Best Places to Retire … 2016 to see if your version of retirement heaven matches up with those of the experts.

On the road as a Road Scholar

Meryl Baer of six decades and counting spent the past week on a Road Scholar program, kayaking in Quebec and northern Vermont. Read about her adventure Straddling the Border Between Two Countries.

When retirement goes right

Laura Lee, one of the NEW Old Farts in southern Colorado, is slowly realizing that her dream retirement, which started out as a bit of nightmare, is turning out just right!


4 comments on “End-of-summer edition: best Boomer blogs
  1. Thanks for sharing all of these GREAT articles for Boomers Carol!

  2. Janie Emaus says:

    Thanks for these great blogs. I love Laura Lee Carter!

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