Thursday - November 30, 2023

Age and Travel: Who Is Too Old For Group Travel? Probably Not You!!

February 2nd, 2015

By Phyllis Stoller NABBW’s Associate for Group Travel  We were again asked this week whether The Women’s Travel Group has an age limit on the upper end? As you know, we regularly travel with women aged from 30 on up. But potential first-time WTG travelers still regularly ask us what the health standards are — not just to come along, but join the tour and be assured that they will be able to have fun. To best answer these questions, since your physical capabilities — and each trip — are unique, we like to answer with a few questions of our own, which I’m including... Read More

Working Online in Retirement: 7 Key Steps for Boomers

October 1st, 2013

Working Online in Retirement: 7 Key Steps for Boomers by Dr. Carolee Duckworth If you are like me when I retired, you do “need” to work. Even if you don\’t “need” to work for the economics of it, you still “need” to work for the sense of meaningful involvement. Your financial survival as a retiree likely depends on some combination of retirement accounts, retirement savings, Social Security, rents & royalties. When that total figure comes up short, it is just a fact of life that many of us retiring Boomers at some point will begin to consider... Read More

Batter Up and the Power of Facebook

April 5th, 2011

Batter Up and the Power of Facebook By Jan Cullinane NABBW’s Expert on The New Retirement Many people look forward to retirement as a way to deepen or renew old connections. I want to share a short short story about how that recently happened to me. The first several years after graduating from college, I taught Biology at a high school in Maryland, and I coached the girls’ softball team. A few months ago, I was contacted via Facebook from the catcher on that girls’ softball team – we’re talking about something that happened 35 years or so ago! Lisa asked (via Facebook) if I was... Read More