The classic Volkswagen camper bus, a fan-favorite roadster beloved by hippies for decades, is rumored to be making a comeback. At the recent New York Auto Show, a board member from VW confirmed an electric version of the camper was in the concept stages at the company. It really only makes sense to take the most hippy vehicle in existence and make it even more hippy with an electric version, right? Read more of this wonderful article by Jason Owen
Kudos to Marc Miller for identifying the truly best baby boomer career websites. Baby boomers are a unique generation with reinvention aspirations as they pursue their passions as well as for many the need to work well beyond the traditional retirement years given the extended life cycle and variances in financial security. And, for those who may be facing the challenge of a downsizing here are some realistic expectations:
We waste so much time lamenting lost opportunities, regretting what we didn’t do and telling ourselves what we can’t do that going after that unrequited dream is buried under our own negative self-talk. But, there’s hope! John Tarnoff’s wonderful article, How To Get In Touch With Your Inner Hero, tells you how “positive projections” can open new doors to reinventing one’s self.
If you’re over 60 and think that achieving your dreams is over…THINK AGAIN! This fabulous article by authors Karen L. Pepkin and Wendell C. Taylor that appeared in New Avenue is just the vitameatavegamin you need to spark the most important stage of your life and career. In their book, Senior Wonders: People Who Achieved Their Dreams After Age 60 23 individuals and two groups are profiled who not only survived into old age, but achieved their greatest successes.
Rather than settling down in traditional assisted living facilities, some are turning to shared homes and cohousing communities. Read the insightful article by Teresa Mears in U.S.News Money.
Americans can expect to live into their 80s which gives you decades to find your true life purpose! In fact, discovering your purpose—your driving force—is a proven way of remaining vibrant and driven. Kristen Sturt’s article 7 Steps To Finding Your True Purpose in the Huffington Post can be your yellow brick road to the Oz of late life fulfillment!
It’s a question that seniors ask themselves and now there’s great advice from Jane Bryant Quinn in the AARP magazine. Read When to Pay Off Your Mortgage
This article has a byline to Meaghan O’Neill but the post is credited by the editor to Nathan Chandler. Authorship aside and given it’s a few years old, Top 10 Ways to Stay Safe on Your Motorcycle remains a helpful guide to safe motorcycling and is recommended pre-ride reading. Photo by Carlos Davila