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Winter Recipes to Fall in Love With

Winter Recipes to Fall in Love With

posted on 12/27/2016

With both root and cruciferous vegetables ripe for the picking during the late fall and winter in North Carolina, now is the perfect time to get experimenting with this amazing bounty.  Many of these vegetables also have wonderful health benefits, store well for long periods of time and help to create hearty dishes that will […]

Best Video Games for Retirees

Best Video Games for Retirees

posted on 10/04/2016

North Carolina State University recently conducted a “Gains Through Gaming Lab” study to see what the effects of video games were on seniors’ brain function. The results? Not only were seniors better able to focus, but also reported a better sense of well-being. Specifically, those who scored the lowest on an initial test were able […]

Lights, Camera, Retire! Best Movies for Seniors

Lights, Camera, Retire! Best Movies for Seniors

posted on 06/14/2016

While the epic adventure movies and raunchy comedies of Hollywood have their appeal, sometimes you want something a little quieter, with more depth and possibly even with a main character who has more than a few days experience outside a classroom. Our list of movies for seniors fits the bill and includes all the drama, […]

North Carolina’s Most Unique Restaurants

North Carolina’s Most Unique Restaurants

posted on 05/24/2016

North Carolina is home to a multitude or fine dining experiences and the birthplace of some of the tastiest eats around but it’s also a place to find delicious, quirky dining places as well.  If you want great food with a side of something a little different, try one of these unique dining venues in […]

Things To Do in Retirement: Spring Holidays You’re Not Celebrating Yet

Things To Do in Retirement: Spring Holidays You’re Not Celebrating Yet

posted on 04/05/2016

Having special days to celebrate can add a lot of joy to life but, unfortunately, holidays often offer as much stress as they do enjoyment. Unless, of course, you choose to celebrate some of the lesser known holidays then it’s just a great new reason to enjoy a glass of wine and dinner with friends. […]

Sipping Luxury: Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Sipping Luxury: Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers

posted on 01/26/2016

Is pre-ground coffee simply not an option for you? Is instant coffee akin to blasphemy in your world? If you answered ‘yes’ to either of these, you might just be a wee tiny bit of a coffee snob. And that’s OK! It’s because of coffee snobs that we have found so many more delightful and […]

Preserving Memories in Style

Preserving Memories in Style

posted on 01/19/2016

Pictures can be a great way to preserve memories. However, if you’re like most people then there’s a good chance many of those cherished moments are sitting crammed onto your phone or worse, sitting piled up and deteriorating in a box somewhere. The good news is, not only can plenty of unique things be done […]

Retirement Hobbies: Coolest Things to Do Now That You Have the Time

Retirement Hobbies: Coolest Things to Do Now That You Have the Time

posted on 01/12/2016

While relaxing and settling down can be a wonderful part of retirement, it can also be the best time to start something new. As a retiree, you are a vital part of the community with the experience, knowledge and time to do some really cool things. Check out our top suggestions for the best things […]

For Tech-Savvy Seniors: Phone Apps to Make Retirement Even Better

For Tech-Savvy Seniors: Phone Apps to Make Retirement Even Better

posted on 12/15/2015

While actually talking on the phone is fast becoming an archaic form of communication, those miraculous little devices we carry with us are capable of so much more. Yes, even more than checking email and playing Candy Crush! With literally thousands of apps available to smartphone users, your mobile device can now be a source […]

Enjoying Retirement with 5 Luxury Subscription Services to Love Year Round

Enjoying Retirement with 5 Luxury Subscription Services to Love Year Round

posted on 12/01/2015

The monthly subscription service, once the tired gift given to employees and distant relatives, is fast becoming the best way to not only treat others but to treat yourself to entertainment, gourmet treats and, of course, luxury. While there are plenty of useful and moderately priced subscription services out there, here are some picks for […]