You have moved and settled into your new home. All the boxes are out of the way, and you are satisfied with how everything looks. Now is the time to celebrate by throwing a housewarming party. That is a great way to show your new home to family and friends and an excellent opportunity to meet your new neighbors.
Moving can be a daunting experience, especially for people over 50. You may be downsizing to a smaller home, relocating to a different city, or moving your business to new premises. In any case, the thought of packing everything up and starting over can be overwhelming. However, moving can be a smooth experience with good planning and preparation.
Are you about to pack your belongings and move home? Congratulations! You have a lot to think about amid all that excitement. But make some time to consider what level of moving insurance you need to protect everything you possess.
Whether it’s a few blocks away or across the country, moving is an exciting experience. It can also be stressful, and one of the stress-causing factors associated with relocation is undoubtedly the cost of moving.
Whether we want it or not, our lifestyle changes after retirement. This can be unsettling, but look at the bright side. With a good plan, this life event presents an exceptional opportunity to reset, revitalize and reinvent yourself. Retirement offers a chance to establish new healthy habits. With more time on your hands, you can focus on your quality of life. Eating a nutritious diet, incorporating regular exercise, remaining active, and remembering to relax and de-stress can all contribute to a healthier and happier retirement.
You waved a cheery goodbye to the daily grind and are ready to finally get to do things you are passionate about.The first on your list is DIY moving to a new place you have been dreaming about for years. And doing it all on your own!A DIY move is not impossible, but it is a task that needs to be planned well and thought through carefully. This article talks about how to organize a DIY move, what driving a moving truck involves, and when it may be wiser to rely on professional movers.You will also find an overview of regulations governing the renewal of a driver’s license after 50, learn about the possible effects of aging on driving, and get tips on how to drive safely.Without further ado, let’s get going!
Have you ever heard of movers taking off with someone's belongings? How about movers who quote low prices but hold the goods unless customers pay much more? Or movers who lose or break stuff and refuse to refund customers?
Are you worried about the mental decline in retirement? Fortunately, some simple habits can improve and rejuvenate mental powers. Our stay sharp guide is designed to help you keep your mind agile long into old age while enjoying a fulfilling retirement lifestyle.
Relocating after 50 and in retirement can help you save money and improve your quality of life. If you are thinking about where to move, check out our selection of the best places to live in the U.S. in 2023 and abroad.
Many people feel cloudy-headed at times. The good news is that there are things you can do to clear the brain fog and improve your mental clarity. Read on to learn about the symptoms and causes of brain fog and what you can do to keep your brain functioning like a well-oiled machine.
Be inspired to include several simple goals in your 2023 New Year’s resolutions. They are relatively easy to achieve but can help you to create better routines, improve your well-being and your retirement lifestyle. It is that time of the year again. The time when millions of Americans make New Year's resolutions. Only to realize, twelve months later, that they did not keep them. Perhaps you are one of many NY resolution-makers who consistently fail to stick to their annual list of good intentions. Perhaps the set of goals you create at the beginning of 2023 will still be languishing in the “to do” folder when 2023 draws to a close. But don’t let that stop you from making your own shiny, brand-new catalog of NY resolutions for 2023!
Some retirement lifestyle changes can help keep your body fit and mind sharp. Find out why it is important to monitor your health, eat healthy foods, practice regularly, and manage stress, including the stress of moving.
Relocation and retirement can go hand-in-hand like an ice-chilled drink on a warm summer’s day. So much so, that many people who retire often opt to relocate to someplace that is more suited to their new needs. When you retire, you are not limited by the distance to the office. Instead, you can choose where you want to live, be it closer to family, a sunny climate, or a childhood home. Before you pack your bags and head out the door here are 10 things you should think about before you relocate for your retirement.
Regardless of how often you have moved and relocated in your lifetime, it never hurts to have a checklist or a reminder of what to look for in a local moving company. While you do have the knowledge it is often in the back of your head, meaning that you just need a little trigger to get it to the front.
Retirement brings about new opportunities to move and explore new countries that you may have been fascinated with over the years. For those of you who are looking to move to a different country, consider retirement in Spain. It offers many benefits for Americans who choose to spend their golden years in the country including a low cost of living, great climate, and world-class infrastructure.
Moving out of the state that you grew up in, does not need to be a daunting process. Even moving to the state that you grew up in is not difficult either. Moving is a process, as you know, which involves planning, organization, and a bit more. There can be some aspects that may have slipped your mind, and that is what this article is for. A reminder of what to keep in mind when moving from one state to another.
After retirement, you have the freedom to live anywhere in the world, depending on your budget. Some people choose to move back to their hometown, others choose to live near family, and some even decide to move to a whole new place. This article is for those of you who are thinking of starting anew, particularly those thinking of retiring in Greece where the cost of living is a lot lower when compared to the US.
Retirement is an adventure, and what better way to live your adventure than in Mexico! An exotic destination, great climate and new sights and sounds might be all you need, and retiring in Mexico has it all. The sea, the air, the food, and the culture, are all welcoming to those professional adults who are gearing up to become professional retirees. Mexico is South of the US, but you would have to go through a few minor hoops to move there.
Canada is a welcoming country, so much so that millions of American retirees are moving to Canada. Retiring in Canada and moving there does not have to be a difficult task. Getting a Canadian visa, however, may be. So this article will tell you what you need to know about paperwork, the move, and which company can help you with the moving process.
Video Surveys have become ‘the norm’ for moving companies since the beginning of the pandemic. The great thing is that video surveys are pretty easy to do, even if you don’t consider yourself tech-savvy. The best part is that with AARP® Moving Services powered by Shyft, you only have to do the survey once and Shyft will send you moving quotes from multiple moving companies.
Regardless of how often you have moved in your life, a few friendly reminders about preparing for the big moving day never hurt. The things you need to do rarely change, yet every move may seem overwhelming. The stress experienced prior to, and even during the move may cause some things to fall through the cracks. Now is the time to take a step back, refresh your memory and prepare for moving day with these friendly reminders from Shyft.
Moving out anxiety is the real deal. There are many ways that you can reduce your stress and anxiety levels while moving to a new home. It is important to look after yourself during the whole process, not merely mentally, but physically, as well. Here are some tips on how to make your moving experience healthy, by making it stress and anxiety free.
Pets are part of the family, and as you’ve watched your family grow, and eventually fly the nest, your pet has probably stayed with you. There’s nothing more joyous than your dog, cat or rabbit bounding towards you as you enter through the front door. So when you move, its no surprise that your pets move with you.
Growing older is such a blessing. Looking back on all the memories and experiences collected throughout your life brings a very unique element of joy. However, memories, whether they be in the form of photographs, or your very first toaster, tend to take up a lot of space. Ask yourself right now: is it time to downsize?
The over-50 community is regarded among the hardest working age groups. Baby Boomers, as they’re affectionately titled, thrive on professional achievement. It comes as no surprise that many in the 50+ category continue to job hunt, even after they ‘officially’ retire.
A garden is an extension of your home, and if you’re moving, getting a new garden going can seem like a daunting task. The questions are endless. How do you make that outdoor extension feel, and look like a dream? Where do you start? Do you need professional help, or can you do it yourself? What if you’re moving to an apartment or condo - can you still have a garden?
Life is not just a story, it is a book filled with incredible chapters. New beginnings are often signified by big life events - going to college, getting married, having kids, making those big career leaps, and retirement. The latter offers much more free time and freedom of movement. You can now live wherever you choose. In fact, around 1 million people decide to make the move after retirement. We’ve put together several benefits to doing so.
You’ve worked hard, you’ve brought up your kids, perhaps you’re a grandparent; you’ve paid your dues and now it’s your time to retire. Retirement can mean many different things for different people, and finding the right balance between hobbies and home can give rise to brand new opportunities. Perhaps you’re not made for retirement after all, is it just a springboard for a new and dazzling career? Or have you realized that retirement is not for you and want to get back into the swing of work?
The process of moving is very emotional, even if your move is a positive one. It’s emotional on a number of different levels. Firstly, from a nostalgia perspective; simply going through your belongings can bring up a lot of emotions about the past, present, and future. Second, from the social perspective of leaving behind your neighborhood and friends, especially for those moving across state lines.
Retirement is a big deal. As the door of work and responsibilities closes, a new door of freedom opens. You’ve worked hard, and you’ve earned this time to do whatever you want, and go wherever you want. Maybe you’re thinking about a retirement village - and why not. An entire community of like-minded people in places with the climate that you’ve always wanted to live in.