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Welcome to Best Boomer Towns

You are a Baby Boomer if you were born between 1946 and 1964. You are educated, active and resourceful. You are searching for less stress and more living, you may be an empty nester, you prefer less traffic, fewer taxes and more fresh air and exciting activities! There are no rocking chairs in your future - you prefer pilates, hiking, biking, volunteering, wine club, book club, university classes, surfing the web, telecommuting, yoga, golf, tennis, walking your dog, senior dating and plenty of social activities.

Arlo Guthrie Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary

Veteran singer/songwriter Arlo Guthrie’s career exploded in 1967 with Alice’s Restaurant, whose title song helped foster a new commitment to social awareness and activism.

Shoes, Brews & Views Snowshoe Tours in Bend

Come have a blast deep in the forest with a professional naturalist guide and, like a true Bendite, enjoy a hand-crafted micro-brew while staring at magnificent mountain vistas! We blaze our own trail away from other people to little known viewpoints.

Fusebox Festival in Austin

Fusebox is a hybrid arts festival that champions adventurous works of art in theater, dance, film, music, literature, visual and culinary arts.

AlanFest 2015 in Athens

Athens, Georgia welcomes back “AlanFest 2015, always carrying a smile!” AlanFest is a benefit concert series with all proceeds supporting the David Alan Lewis Memorial Scholarship in Landscape Architecture at the University of Georgia. Their goal is to share Alan’s story, bring people together, and support a future landscape architect in Alan’s memory.

Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery in Ashland

Come on up to Belle Fiore and relax with some great music, great wine, and great food!

Burly Beers and Barleywines Festival in Asheville

All participating breweries will bring their heartiest brews - many not usually available in North Carolina - for you to enjoy. Pair that with a hearty Southern-style spread and a live show by People’s Blues of Richmond and it’s a can’t-miss Saturday!

Celebrate Earth Day with the City of Aiken

From music, food, live entertainment and a host of other activities for the young and old, this year’s Earth Day celebration is like nothing you have ever seen.

Snorkeling at the Villages

Going on a cruise or to a resort close to warm water? Learn to snorkel! Explore the underwater world by snorkeling your way across the water.

Dream of Owning a Home in Athens, Georgia Area?

Are you moving to the “Classic City” and need to purchase a new home? Are you interested in selling your current home in the Greater Athens Georgia area? How about purchasing an investment real estate near the University of Georgia?

Fort Collins Spring Canyon Community Park

If you haven’t visited the brand new Spring Canyon Community Park in Fort Collins then you are missing out.  The 100-acre park is loaded with facilities including the largest playground I have ever seen…I mean it is breathtaking when you first see it.  If you have kids then this is a must see park and I’ll guarantee it will become their favorite place to go.

Visit Vancouver and Live Like a Local

Vancouver is the place to chill out this year. The laid back lifestyle, outdoor spaces, and culinary offerings may mean it’s time to take a trip out west. Live like a local with these top tips.

Financial Advisers Brace for Boomer Wealth Transfer

The looming shift of money to and from the baby boomers promises to be the greatest intergenerational wealth transfer in history, and Canadian financial advisers are looking to investment and insurance strategies to help clients hold onto their money.

Boomers Want to Retire in Style

Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate, which concludes that 57 percent of the 77 million or so boomers plan to sell their homes and move on to some kind of “next phase” of their lives. Or so they think — what they can afford to do might be a different story.

New fitness Centers Cater to Aging Baby Boomers

In exercise havens for the over-50 set, the cardio machines are typically low impact, the resistance training is mainly air-powered and some group fitness classes are taken sitting down.

What Baby Boomers’ Retirement Means For the U.S. Economy

For decades, the retirement of the baby boom generation has been a looming economic threat. Now, it’s no longer looming — it’s here.

10 of the Worst States to Retire

This list that includes high property taxes, taxations of retirement income, estate taxes, and cost of living. Retirees should factor in other considerations such as medical care, recreational and cultural opportunities, natural beauty, transportation, crime and natural disasters.

Baby Boomer Couples are ‘Better Off in Retirement’

They lived through the long decades of post war prosperity enjoying the support of the welfare state, generous occupational pensions and soaring house values. Now new research has found that more than eight out of 10 baby boomer couples are better off in retirement than they were whilst working.

Art Treasures and Museums In and Around Prescott, Arizona

This book is a wonderful guide to both well-known and less popular points of interest in the Prescott area. The historical detail has obviously been well researched and is very fascinating, making the book an invaluable, must-have companion. The accompanying photographic documentation is also very complete.

The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & The Western North Carolina Mountains, 3rd Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & The Western North Carolina Mountains, 3rd Edition

All in all, it is a unique and valuable resource for promoting our mountain paradise.—Asheville Citizen Times

The Ultimate Guide is thoroughly researched, organized for easy use, and illustrated with many of Pantas own gorgeous pen and ink drawings.—Hendersonville Times-News

How to Love Your Retirement

How to Love Your Retirement

How to Love Your Retirement shows the baby-boom generation how to plan for, and succeed at, this stage of life, whether relaxation, travel, education, or even a new occupation is the goal. Packed with helpful, entertaining stories and real-life advice from hundreds of retirees who are making the most of their post-work lives, this honest and useful guide covers such topics as how to pick the best time to retire; learning to live with a spouse 24/7; staying fit; starting fresh in business, love, and family; traveling; going back to school; and more.

The New Retirement

The New Retirement

In ‘The New Retirement’, global economic strategist Sherry Cooper explains that the boomer generation will be reaching traditional retirement age very soon and the enormous wave of boomer retirees will crest in 2025. This phenomenon will profoundly affect the labour markets, the economy, and financial markets for decades. But will boomers retire the way their parents did? Will they work longer and transition gradually into semi-retirement?

The New Professional Person’s Retirement Lifestyle

The New Professional Person’s Retirement Lifestyle

Are you among the millions of inspired professional people who are contemplating retirement? Perhaps you are already retired. A significant issue that you will have to deal with is what to do with all of that time.

Without a doubt, retirement today does not resemble our parentsí retirement. We are living longer, more active lives. For most retired professionals, playing bingo and going to the local lodge may not be a vision for the future.

Retired with Husband: Superwoman’s New Challenge

Retired with Husband: Superwoman’s New Challenge

Witty, optimistic blueprint for the first-wave boomer Superwoman to ensure a successful second adulthood for both herself and her husband, also nearing retirement. Full of references to the first-wave boomer experience (sixties through today), the book borrows from corporate reengineering strategy to guide the couple with a vision statement, goals, and objectives that speak to them. Author is a Superwoman herself and makes that psyche transparent in the book, writing from her experience.