Guide to Picking a Senior-Friendly Cruise Ship

A sardonic take on cruise ships says that they’re for the newlywed, overfed, or nearly dead, but there is certainly some truth in jest.

Passenger ships always been popular with the senior crowd, and for the same reasons any of us would choose to cruise: cost-effectiveness, reliable food and drink, getting pampered, having our itinerary all worked out for us, and seeing all the sights at your doorstep while only unpacking once.

Maybe this is your maiden voyage, though, and you aren’t sure how to find the company and, more specifically, the ship that meets your checklist of needs. It’s important to note that different ships offer different amenities, services, and facilities, which varies especially with a ship’s size.

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Aging as Told by 3 Fabulous Female Authors

International Women’s Day, held annually on March 8, is a worldwide event that calls for gender equality while celebrating women’s achievements, from the political to the social to the arts.

Today, join us in honoring women in literature. We’ve chosen our three favorite female authors that confront the topic of aging gracefully (especially as a woman) in their work. The selection ranges from humorous memoirs to contemplative novels, and we recommend looking into some of Suzanne Somers’ best-sellers if you’re interested in self-help and healthy living.

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Senior Travel Tips

Helpful Hints For Seniors Flying Solo

As a senior woman, it is especially easy to feel like a target when out and about. In recent history, however, there's been a huge increase in solo travel among women, both for pleasure and for business. Check out our senior travel tips for flying solo.

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6 Places to Visit That Will Disappear in Your Lifetime

Where to next? Some will tell you to spin a globe and point, but we think this question begs some prioritization. Globalization is rapidly changing the world for better and for worse, and some corners of the world are facing the more unfavorable consequences more so than others. Some threaten to disappear within the century, and some within half a century, but we’ve distilled these 6 must-see locations that we are losing with each passing day.

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