Beth Brophy

Live Like a Local When Traveling Abroad
retirement

Live Like a Local When Traveling Abroad

There are multiple ways to live like you belong there, depending on your budget and how much responsibility you want to shoulder.
April 8, 2020
Sail and Sightsee On a River Cruise in Retirement
retirement

Sail and Sightsee On a River Cruise in Retirement

Biking, hiking and fishing expeditions when you get off the boat.
March 13, 2020
Educational Trips Expand the Mind for Older Traveler
retirement

Educational Trips Expand the Mind for Older Traveler

Retirees have a bevy of options to explore areas most tourists don't see.
July 2, 2019
Retirement Travel: See the World with the Grandkids
retirement

Retirement Travel: See the World with the Grandkids

Multigenerational trips help create strong family bonds and leave a legacy of special memories.
June 4, 2019
All Aboard for a Train Adventure in Retirement
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All Aboard for a Train Adventure in Retirement

Older travelers and retirees are hitting the rails and fueling demand for train vacations.
April 12, 2019
Retirees, Get Tech Savvy for the Grandkids
retirement

Retirees, Get Tech Savvy for the Grandkids

Communicating through new tech tools is a lot more fun than the obligatory phone calls of yore.
March 7, 2019
Savor the Tastes of Local Culture in Retirement
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Savor the Tastes of Local Culture in Retirement

In a new twist, some travel companies are adding exercise and culinary lessons to travel expeditions aimed at older foodies.
December 4, 2018
Join a Chorale Group in Retirement to Boost Your Spirits
retirement

Join a Chorale Group in Retirement to Boost Your Spirits

Retirees can create, bond and entertain in a song-filled setting featuring professional conductors.
September 5, 2018
How to Preserve the History of Your Family
retirement

How to Preserve the History of Your Family

Tips for collecting and organizing precious photos, movies and memories.
July 6, 2018
Decluttering in Retirement (or at Any Age) Frees Space and the Soul
retirement

Decluttering in Retirement (or at Any Age) Frees Space and the Soul

Whether you do it yourself or hire a pro, letting go of unneeded possessions is liberating for you and your heirs.
June 7, 2018
Retirees Moving to Be Near the Grandkids
Grandmother and grandson embracing
retirement

Retirees Moving to Be Near the Grandkids

Forget all those "best places to retire" lists: For some retirees, the top retirement destination is the place where their grandkids reside.
April 24, 2018
Girlfriend Getaways Gain Popularity Among Retirees, Preretirees
retirement

Girlfriend Getaways Gain Popularity Among Retirees, Preretirees

Many women over 50 are discovering the rejuvenating properties of vacationing with female friends.
March 14, 2018
For Retirees on the Go, Culinary Tours Put the Focus on Food
retirement

For Retirees on the Go, Culinary Tours Put the Focus on Food

Foodie travelers have a menu of choices ranging from culinary cruises, cooking courses and winery tours.
May 17, 2017
Celebrating Life When Death Draws Near
Hand lighting tea light candle with white lily in background
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Celebrating Life When Death Draws Near

A 'living funeral' provides an opportunity for the terminally ill to gather with close friends and relatives to share memories and stories.
February 24, 2016
Hire a Personal Assistant to Ease the Burden
Portrait of a mature woman holding a shopping basket and smiling
retirement

Hire a Personal Assistant to Ease the Burden

Getting help to handle small tasks can make a big difference for those who are juggling work and caregiving.
October 22, 2015
Solving Sibling Squabbles Over a Parent's Care
Nursing home
retirement

Solving Sibling Squabbles Over a Parent's Care

If advance planning didn't do the trick, hiring a professional mediator can help settle a family feud.
August 13, 2015
Vacations That Give Back
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Vacations That Give Back

Take a “voluntourism” trip and you’ll see the world from a fresh perspective.
July 2, 2015
How to Pick the Best Place to Retire
retirement

How to Pick the Best Place to Retire

Narrow your choices by doing online research, and then plan to visit in person before settling on a new locale.
April 8, 2015
Meet New Friends As a Solo Traveler
retirement

Meet New Friends As a Solo Traveler

Traveling alone doesn't have to be a lonely experience.
July 8, 2014
See the World With a House Sit or Exchange
retirement

See the World With a House Sit or Exchange

Cutting your lodging costs can stretch your travel dollar.
November 15, 2013
Take a Road Trip With Your Grandkids
retirement

Take a Road Trip With Your Grandkids

'Grand travel' creates memories of a lifetime for both generations.
November 15, 2013
Get in Shape on a Fitness Vacation
retirement

Get in Shape on a Fitness Vacation

Fitness-minded travelers do everything from biking and Nordic walking to pilates and yoga.
June 17, 2009
Money 101 for Your Spouse
retirement

Money 101 for Your Spouse

When one spouse oversees the finances, make sure the other knows all the details.
May 7, 2008