Granny Pods: The Latest Trend in Senior Living

Granny Pods: The Latest Trend in Senior Living

By Glenn Baja It’s a sensitive topic: what to do with our aging parents? Granny pods are the latest trend in senior living, allowing seniors to live close to their children but still have the independence of being in their own space. Granny pods offer a great solution...
Aging Parents: Whose Life Is It?

Aging Parents: Whose Life Is It?

By Diana Creel Elarde For years, family members had been suggesting to my parents it was time to give up their isolated retirement life in rural Florida. Twenty-some miles separated them from the closest small town, down winding narrow roads. The nearest hospital was...
The Retirement Journey: A Process or a Goal?

The Retirement Journey: A Process or a Goal?

By Diana Creel Elarde For years we may have led structured lives with disciplined schedules. But in retirement, do those schedules help or hinder our lives? There are those of us, such as me, who find an open-spaced calendar almost a frightening option. Daily or...
Is Volunteering in Retirement Right for You?

Is Volunteering in Retirement Right for You?

When I sit at my computer day after day, I interact with a lot of people. Someone “likes” a comment I posted on Facebook. Someone else leaves a comment on a blog post that I wrote. Yet another person accepts a trade in an online game that I’ve been playing. Then one...

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