Tag: retirement

Grandmother with baby

In the 19th and early 20th centuries, it was not unusual for older Americans to live with their adult children and grandchildren. But more seniors could afford to live on their own after passage of Social Security and then Medicare. By the 1990s, fewer than 10 percent of people over age 65 lived with relatives,…

Yellowstone

Wolf pups are born in late spring and early summer in Denali National Park in Alaska. No better time than retirement to take in our national parks at the leisurely pace they deserve. At age 62, Americans can purchase a $10 park pass that is a life-time ticket to the magnificence of Glacier National Park,…