Over-50 readers' most memorable vacations

Over-50 readers' most memorable vacations

We asked readers over 50 to share memorable travel experiences. You responded with stories and photos of adventure, relaxation and family connection around the world.

How to know if your parents' stuff has value

July 24
How to know if your parents' stuff has value
Liquidators offer the brutal truth about whether your collectibles have value.

Senior citizens are having more sex and enjoying it more than younger people

July 24
Senior citizens are having more sex and enjoying it more than younger people
Those age 70 and up are having more sex and enjoying it more than younger people. But they don't kiss and tell.
The Good Life
July 24

5 months as nomads: 6 lessons from traveling the world together

Chuck Bolotin, 58, and his wife sold everything and hit the road in Mexico. Here's what they learned.
July 24

Where to see the eclipse across America

Make your road-trip plans soon for the celestial event on Aug. 21, but be flexible.
The Good Life
July 24

The Good Life: 'Famous' Minnesotans share their favorite travel destinations

How do well-known Minnesotans take vacation? Not too differently from the rest of us.
The Good Life
July 24

My Good Life: Yes, I cane

A new member of the "cane club" discovers the pros and cons of walking with support.
Business
July 24

Best Buy introduces 'smart home' service aimed at caretakers' needs

The service offers an in-home assessment with families to design the right array of monitors and devices, and Geek Squad workers install the custom-built systems.
Business
July 24

Keep big purchases within your means

I had several wonderful conversations with recent retirees about their personal finances at Minnesota Public Radio’s 50th anniversary open house last Saturday. One lesson stood…
Variety
June 23

Seeking your travel tales

Write to us about your favorite travel memory or destination.
The Good Life
May 17

The real financial costs of caregiving

Minnesotans who provide caregiving for loved ones may face real financial hardships of their own.
Variety
May 3

Pioneering interracial couples in Minnesota share their experiences

In the 50 years since the Supreme Court validated interracial marriage, these Minnesota couples have been pioneers.
The Good Life
May 2

Caregiving resources

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys website, where you can search for an elder law specialist by city and distance: www.naela.org/findlawyer"Navigating…
The Good Life
May 2

Sorry, nobody wants your parents' old stuff

Antiques and heirlooms are falling in value — so start planning now for what to do with them.
The Good Life
May 2

6 tips for working with much younger colleagues

Advice from a former "seasoned newbie" who's now a valued mentor.
The Good Life
May 2

You, too, can Instagram like a teenager

Learn some tips and tricks for getting started on the popular social media app.
The Good Life
May 2

HIIT your stride with this workout

High-intensity interval training can slow aging, Mayo study finds.
The Good Life
May 2

Funnier with age

Minnesota seniors studying improv comedy find the power behind the laughs.
The Good Life
May 2

Reverse mortgages do have a price

Eventually, the lender does get paid in the end.
The Good Life
May 2

More retirees blending work and leisure

Options include part-time work, flexible employment, self-employment or an encore career.
The Good Life
May 2

Two senior housing projects move forward

With the leading edge of the baby boomer generation easing into retirement, senior rental projects are on the upswing in the Twin Cities. Here's an update on two.
The Good Life
May 2

Pursuing a story – and writing his own

Discovering the history of an American Indian legend was a catalyst for author.
The Good Life
February 23

'Social entrepreneur' seeks real-life 'Golden Girls' to share Minneapolis house

"I'm a fan of the show, so I thought, why don't you create a 'Golden Girls' home?" Roxanne Cornell said. "The Golden Girls cared for each other. Loved each other. Had fun together. Just because you're 80 years old doesn't mean you can't have fun."
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