5 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer in Retirement

Whether that’s traveling, taking up a long-desired hobby or spending more time with the grandkids, you’ll be able to enjoy a lot more of life than when you were working. However, without a career to structure your days, you may find you have an abundance of time on your hands. Many seniors choose to fill that void by volunteering. Not only is it a great way to give back to your community, but it also offers you many personal benefits.

6 Ways to be a Successful Caregiver

An estimated 43.5 million adults in the U.S. (about 60% of them women) act as caregivers to a loved one every year, according to a 2015 study from the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. In most cases, they take care of a relative, like an aging parent. Providing this support is a big job that can take a toll on a caregiver physically, mentally and financially. Here are some tips to make caregiving a little more manageable: