When We Create Our Own Ageism

When We Create Our Own Ageism

I went to lift my bike down from its hook the other day and I heard myself tell myself, “Oh, I must get some help with that.” I’ve been lifting my bikes up and down from hooks my entire life, so I wondered where this new thought came from. I...
Over 50? You Have Box Office Clout

Over 50? You Have Box Office Clout

“Moviegoers age 50-plus are a powerful force at the box office,” says a study commissioned by AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). “… Older adults visit the cinema more often than millennials. People 50-plus who saw the 205 film ‘Woman in...
Roommates? At My Age? Indeed!

Roommates? At My Age? Indeed!

And Why Not? It’s a trend, says a recent NBC News story. Call it Golden Girls or call it thrifty living. Millennials are not the only ones saving money by sharing expenses with roomies.  Women (and men) over 50 are doing it too. We’re creating blended homes for...
Hey Big Spender – Yes, You!

Hey Big Spender – Yes, You!

Turns Out that Consumers Over Age 50 are Good Customers. We are one of the engines of growth in the global economy, according to a McKinsey Global Institute report that was picked up, dissected and interpreted by The Economist. That report said that older adults are...