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.
From lush rainforests to pristine white-sand beaches, each island has its own magical moments and both Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui and Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii offer a breathtaking array of tantalizing tropical experiences for guests this summer.
California offers something for everyone, with vibrant and eclectic cities, a mild climate year-round, and beautiful beaches and mountains.
The Western Canadian Mountains provide travelers with almost 800 magnificent miles of stunning natural beauty to explore and enjoy. From incredible alpine experiences for adventure-lovers to championship golf courses and award-winning spas for those seeking a more leisurely pace, Fairmont offers breathtaking experiences all summer long.
New York is unquestionably one of the most thrilling destinations in the world to explore and enjoy, and there is no better place to indulge in the quintessential Manhattan moment than at The Plaza, A Fairmont Managed Hotel.
With its exquisite Old World charm and convenient New World location, Québec City offers an irresistible mix of historical romance and contemporary culture.
Combining sparkling island spirit with classic colonial charm, Bermuda is known the world over for its balmy breezes, rosy pink beaches—and those famous shorts.
Alberta offers the best of both worlds – boundless energy and activities in Edmonton and an authentically Western experience in Calgary. Fairmont Hotel Macdonald allows guests to enjoy every moment in the vibrant Alberta metropolis, where they can spread a blanket under the sun or stars at the magnificent Elk Island National Park;
One of America’s oldest and most legendary cities, Boston is the perfect mix of historic and hip—and the landmark Fairmont Copley Plaza is the perfect gateway to both.
Located in Washington’s fashionable West End and adjacent to historic Georgetown, Fairmont Washington, D.C. welcomes guests in capital style. A sunlit urban oasis that soothes the spirit, the Fairmont is the perfect hotel for business or leisure travel. Fairmont Washington,D.C., Georgetown is known for its engaging service and stylish surroundings, offering 415 luxurious and spacious guest rooms and suites that celebrate many local traditions.
In December 2015, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts welcomed the renowned Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel to the company’s unrivaled portfolio of iconic hotels. Built in1915, Claremont offers 276 handsomely restored guest rooms and suites, an impressive clubbed spa, and an unparalleled dining portfolio.
Basking in San Diego’s endless sunshine, Fairmont Grand Del Mar welcomes gueststo a warm Mediterranean estate, replete with signature charm and Southern California style.Unrivaled Five Diamond service delivers every indulgence, including a championship Tom Faziogolf course, Five-Star spa and exquisite dining.
Where does Santa hole up? It could be at Swissôtel Chicago’s Christmas-themed Santa Suite. From now until Christmas Day, you can tour the 41st floor Santa Suite, complete with Christmas trees, a table set for Santa Claus and his reindeer, and a gift for the children on his nice list. Every child who visits the suite will receive their very own keepsake ornament and anyone can write Santa a letter while in the suite.
Escape the grey and overcast weather this year with a winter break in Winnipeg, one of Canada’s sunniest cities. Embrace the dazzling white landscape and blue skies by heading outdoors. Ice skate on the historic Fork’s river trail, snow shoe in Bird’s Hill Park, or simply relax in the thermal pools at Thermea Spa. Celebrate the city’s outdoor culture with great live music, authentically local food and wondrous snow carvings on the ice.
Every year for the past 20 years, Fairmont Royal York hosts an annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on the last Friday of November; a free event for anyone to attend located in our historic lobby. It takes a full month to prepare our hotel for this event - with a total of 47 Christmas trees, and 40,000 Christmas bulbs on over 100 wreaths and boughs decorated by two very dedicated full-time “Christmas Elves.” In fact, our magnificent 22ft tall Festive Tree is decorated with more than 15,000 lights and countless vintage ornaments.
This fall experience the best of Chicago. Overlooking Grant and Millennium Parks, the Fairmont Chicago features 687 guest rooms including 65 suites. For our more discerning guests, reserve our exclusive lifestyle hotel experience, Fairmont Gold. mySpa is an 11,000 sq ft urban sanctuary featuring 8 treatment rooms and a fitness studio. Aria Restaurant is regional American specialties prepared with locally grown ingredients. East meets west at Aria Bar, Chicago’s favorite sushi club. This fall Chicago has some exciting activities to entice you to join us in the Windy City.
The first step in the Powell Medical Hair Restoration process is the complimentary hair replacement consultation.
The refinements in today’s hair-transplantation techniques have not only significantly improved the results of surgical hair restoration; they have also extended the ability to transplant hair to non-scalp areas. Dr. Powell uses follicular-unit grafting which can restore natural-appearing hair growth to such areas as the eyebrows, chest, beard, mustache, and sideburn areas.
It has been known for centuries that many men lose the hair on the top of their heads and usually retain the hair on the sides and in the back. It has been a relatively recent discovery that DHT receptors are the root of the problem in male pattern baldness.
Today’s retirees have an appetite for entrepreneurship, which allows them to pursue interests and offers flexibility.
Low laser light therapy has been around for years and has had questionable efficacy. In the past we have too questioned its efficacy until now.
Rogaine (FDA approval in 1988) is the only other medication which has gained FDA approval for the treatment of hair loss.
The drug Propecia (FDA approval in 1997) has been shown to slow down or stop hair loss caused by male pattern baldness.
Hair loss products such as sprays and powders provide another form of camouflage for the scalp.
When you’re nearing or in retirement, it’s more important than ever to improve your budgeting skills.
MPB usually starts at the temples, where the hair gradually recedes to form the shape of an “M”. This hair often becomes finer and does not grow as long as it once did. Next, the hair on the crown of the head begins to thin out and eventually the top points of the “M” meet the thin spot on the crown.
Québec City is a UNESCO World Heritage Treasure where the charms of Europe surround you. Come and visit boutiques, art galleries, and antique shops, explore museums and churches from another age, contemplate impressive frescoes, and marvel at the majestic river flowing past below.
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.
FPB usually becomes noticeable around the age of 40, and hair loss in women may progress rapidly after menopause.
Scam artists prowl for vulnerable seniors using dating websites.
More must be done to get critical services to seniors who want to stay in their homes.
With retirement villages, older Americans can age in place with the benefit of community and a helping hand.
Hair loss occurs when the rate of shedding is greater than the rate of regrowth. In pattern baldness, the rate of shedding is increased because of an inherited predisposition of the hair follicles on the top of the head to be effected by the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT).
After being trapped indoors for months, the sky is clear and the summer sun is shining, making it the perfect time to get out and explore the best that North America has to offer. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has recently introduced “F-scapes,” a collection of 42 extraordinarily unique insider travel experiences not available to the general public and offered exclusively through the brand’s most luxurious properties across North America. Captured on video and featured on a new hub for destination inspiration, Fscapes.com, the packages are ideal for travelers seeking Adventurous, Cultural, Epicurean and Relaxing journeys.
In the vast majority of cases, the cause of hair loss can be attributed to our genes and our hormones, and contrary to popular belief, it is not traced only to the mother’s side. This form of hair loss is termed androgen- dependent, androgenic, or genetic hair loss.
An average human body contains roughly five million hairs, with 100,000-150,000 being on the scalp. Hair follicles are all generated before birth, and remain constant throughout life.
Hair loss can often have a significant negative impact on one’s life. Many factors play a role, including diminished self-esteem, reduced self-image, and even a loss of self-identity
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.
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.
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.
For decades, the retirement of the baby boom generation has been a looming economic threat. Now, it’s no longer looming — it’s here.
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.
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.
The digital health revolution could not be arriving at a better time. The U.S. population is getting older, sicker, fatter and more sedentary. As the population ages, and the number of people with serious chronic conditions grows, the financial strains on the economy mount. These are mammoth issues, which defy easy solution.
If you use your 50s to prepare for the big 6-0, you’ll make the transition much more easily. Better news, if you’re already over 60, embracing these activities will only make your life better. Granted, it’ll take some effort on your part, but the pay-off will be huge.
Baby boomers in the United States are more likely than the previous generation to have a disability as they near late-life, suggest a growing number of researchers.
Yes, we’re spoiled rotten. We’re self-absorbed. And it seems like we’ll never shut up. But the boomers made a better world for everyone else. You’re welcome
Families faced with an aging parent and a dwindling bank account have tough choices to make.
Linda DiCicco is 53 going on 20. She works at a computer store, where many of her customers are half her age, and so are her co-workers.
If my house had a voice, surely it would chronicle the long and sometimes haphazard passage of a woman who has come into her own. Finally, and with a healthy measure of both grief and joy.
Despite the challenges, these baby boomers, and others, are taking over a growing share of business startups, even as overall rates of entrepreneurship decline.
Retirements account for nearly half of the fall in the participation rate, a White House report shows.
It’s “Boomer flight” says AARP – Baby Boomers leaving New York City en masse, carrying with them tens of billions in retirement dollars and lost money to the local economy every year. An AARP survey of New York City’s voters 50+ in November found more than half of Baby Boomers (50-64 year olds) said they plan to leave the city when they retire.
The stage at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts will be alive with a sugar plum fairy and dancing mice as A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents its 17th annual Nutcracker Ballet on Dec. 7-9.
Paso Robles has grown from an historic Wild West town with Jesse James prowling these parts to a sophisticated world renowned wine region. This is an area of much diversity physically as well as culturally.
Danville is designated as a Kentucky Cultural District, joining one of the first five cities as a recipient of the distinguished certification through the Kentucky Arts Council. Baby Boomer’s are enjoying Danville for their culture, arts and events! Another reason why Danville has been selected as a Best Boomer Town.
There are more than 365 things to do a year in Austin, Texas but here is a website that includes Bat Night, a Pug Crawl, Hairy Man Festival and so much more!