Best Books for Retirement

Without the right financial planning and goals, retirement might seem overwhelming. We’ve put together this short list of our favorite books on Amazon that will help you prepare for your golden years. Some focus on financial planning while others help cultivate a positive outlook on life after your professional life!

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Senior Travel Amsterdam

Travel Tuesday: Amsterdam

Once a fishing village, Amsterdam has become a hub for culture and tourism, making it this week’s Travel Tuesday destination. It’s a city where narrow houses line the elaborate system of canals and locals whiz by on bicycles. Notorious for its “coffee shops” and its red light district, Amsterdam is a city offering much more than meets the eye. The Museumplein (museum district) puts several major museums in close proximity, making this city an art lover’s dream. Whether you’re exploring the city via canal boat or roaming the streets, you are bound to fall in love with this magical city. We’ve highlighted our Amsterdam favorites senior travel tips to make your upcoming trip unforgettable!

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Easy Weekend Dinner Leftovers

Easy Weekend Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

So you’ve successfully gotten through hosting Thanksgiving dinner, but you open the fridge and it’s packed full of leftovers! We have put together a list of our favorite recipes that make Thanksgiving leftovers fun to eat. Or consider another option, donating your leftovers! In the season of giving, why not donate your Thanksgiving leftovers to those who are less fortunate. No matter where you are located, there is an organization close to you that will help your leftovers get into the hands of those who need them most. A list of these organizations can be found in this article!

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Black Friday

Navigating Black Friday

With Thanksgiving tomorrow and Christmas right around the corner, the holiday shopping season officially starts this week on Black Friday. Some say the term “Black Friday” got its name because it’s the only day of the year when retail companies finally go “into the black” (i.e. make a profit). It’s the day after Thanksgiving, when hoards of turkey-stuffed shoppers descend upon retail stores all over the country, in hopes to take advantage of the best sales of the year. Navigating Black Friday can seem overwhelming but with these tips, your shopping will be a breeze!

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Spotlight: Alana Hoffman-Mclalwain

We are big fans of Alana Hoffman-McIalwain's book Sage Advice: Fantasy Packages, the Faces of Aging & Employment. It's a guide for men and women transitioning beyond those 55+ years, when personal and professional lives feel increasingly tenuous and uncertain. We are thrilled to feature her in today's Take65 Spotlight.

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