Spring Cleaning: How Much Do You Need To Declutter?
April 19, 2023
Previously, agebuzz has published several posts on the decluttering and downsizing many of us face as we enter our later years. It can be a physically demanding task, just emptying closets, sorting through piles, and delivering items for donation or sale. But it can also be an emotionally draining endeavor,…
Ideally Placed: The Societal Impact Of Aging In Place
March 22, 2023
As we previously posted about the idea of “aging in place,” a majority of older adults seem ready and willing to live out their days in the communities in which they have lived rather than move out of the area or enter a long-term care community. Real estate data seems…
Rules And Relationships: Which Siblings Should Care For Aging Parents?
February 22, 2023
Rosalyn Carter, wife of former President Jimmy Carter, has spent decades advocating on behalf of family caregivers. She is credited with stating one of the essential truths about caregiving today: “There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers….
Scams Abound: Have You Been The Subject Of A Swindle?
February 8, 2023
No one wants to think of themselves as vulnerable to being scammed or swindled, but the reality is, if you’re an older adult, you likely have a target on your back. We’ve already published many posts on scams and frauds perpetrated against those aged 60 and beyond, but despite the…
Reverse and Return: Why Older Workers Should Be In Demand
September 21, 2022
The demographics don’t lie. Across the country and across industries, there is a labor shortage. Recently Fast Company suggested that Baby Boomers are the cause of this shortage. According to the Pew Research Center, as of the end of 2021, over 50% of all US adults aged 55 and older…
Moving On: Thoughtful Travel In Challenging Times
August 17, 2022
These are confusing times for travelers. When out and about, masks or no masks? When inside, what’s required? Vaccinations and boosters? Just the initial 2 doses? No proof at all? Moreover, given the economic times we’re in, with inflation running high, stock market fluctuations, and possible recession looming, is this…