• Snowbirds - Retirees Who Migrate with the Seasons

    Snowbirds are retirees who migrate from northern states to warmer southern destinations in the winter. This lifestyle is becoming more popular as more Baby Boomers approach retirement age.

  • How Long Will Baby Boomers Use Facebook?

    In February and March of 2009, baby boomers were the fastest growing demographic among Facebook users. A few short months later the activity for Facebook users in this age group dramatically declined. Speculation has been rampant over both the 55 and older Facebook boom and its subsequent rapid decline. When baby boomers began flocking to the popular social networking site reporters asked, “Will this kill Facebook?” Many speculated that the younger generations would be unhappy to share a social networking site with their parents and grandparents. It was suggested that teens and young adults would leave in droves.

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  • 6 Popular Interior Design Trends for Baby Boomers

    As the Baby Boomer generation heads into retirement, their demands for both style and function continue to be a positive influence on the interior design world. Here are some popular interior design trends with this generation.

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    • Active Adult Communities Are The Mature Choice For Retirement Living

      Active adult and retirement communities are growing in popularity. Before you buy your retirement home, there are some important considerations to make before you choose your location and make your move. Search for 55+ Active Adult Communities here.

    • Why Relocated Retirees Return Halfway Home

      The lure of a hot climate and sandy beaches leads many Americans from northern climes to retire in semi-tropical locations such as Florida or Southern California, or in the arid deserts of Arizona or New Mexico. Yet many of these retirees later opt for a second relocation to areas slightly more north.

    • Dark Clouds Over the Sunshine State

      Florida, the fourth most populous state in the country is losing people and popularity, as is shown by its recent year-long decline in population. The New York Times reported some interesting statistics on August 30, 2009 in its article about the shrinking of the Sunshine State. Florida has mostly relied on the concept if we build it, they will come. Why not? Florida, after all, has the largest coastline in the United States, plenty of sunshine, and no state income tax. Many came and the population indeed grew steadily since the 1920s, while builders were happily constructing in anticipation rather than actual demand. This all came to a screeching halt in 2006.

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