What was amazing about Pope Francis during his first trip to the United States as pope was how he transcend political and religious bi-partisanship. It is part of his charisma and charm. In these days when there is so much noise about everything and anything, it is refreshing to have a voice reminding us of the simplicity and sanctity of life.

On the ground, Pope Francis struck a cord in a lot of hearts as you can see people crying openly during mass as captured by television cameras. His messages centered around,

  1. Family values
  2. Poverty,
  3. The Power of Love, Truth, and Beauty,
  4. Compassion,
  5. Faith,
  6. Triumph of Good and Evil
  7. Climate change

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Incontinence is a problem for many people who are in the age bracket of 50 and 70. In fact, it’s a huge issue that affects 25 million American adults states National Incontinence. Of these individuals, many are classified as baby boomers. Although medications and surgeries can assist some people with incontinence, it doesn’t work for everyone, and side effects of these remedies can be quite dangerous. However, there are natural remedies that can assist.

1. Kegels
Of all the natural remedies to combat urinary incontinence, kegals are one of the most effective. Not to mention, they’re easy and free! A kegal exercise works the pelvic floor muscles. You tighten and contract the muscles done there like you’re going to the bathroom. You begin by tightening the muscles for a few seconds than then releasing. You continue increase the number of seconds to strengthen even further. Generally, this works best for people in early stages of incontinence. In later stages, it’s not as effective. It’s also beneficial to those who had surgery on the pelvic floor muscles.

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Everyone wants more success in their lives, but the definition of success is much more subjective than anything else. Being a successful baby boomer depends on your own definition of success. Spending more time and energy towards whatever your current short term goals are will help you attain more of what you define as success, and will very likely make you happier.

You probably have already accomplished much of what you want to accomplish, and you may want to set your sights on some new goals such as entrepreneurship or traveling to some of the places you’ve always wanted to travel within the next 6 to 12 months.

Define your goals and start working on them
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Age is not a limitation at all for your ability to rebrand yourself and to create a fresh new outlook in your career and life. Learning and evolving is a lifelong task, and you can always pick up new skills and knowledge and present yourself in a completely new light to your potential employers and social network with enough effort and the right plan.

No matter what age you are, rebranding is simply a matter of taking the initiative to make the changes necessary to be able to rebrand yourself confidently. There should be nothing intimidating or frightening about your wishes to do this; almost everyone understand the need to evolve and make changes in your life so that you are fulfilled, satisfied, and accomplishing all of the goals that you want to accomplish.

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The latest Tesla vehicles include some of the most innovative and modern automobile concepts ever designed, and because of that fact some may think that the vehicle is targeted for more of a younger buyer. However, that couldn’t be any further from the truth, as many Tesla vehicle owners are seniors who are looking for energy efficient new methods of transportation and who have the money to spend on Tesla’s pricey automobiles.

The Tesla Model S in particular has been an attractive option for seniors who want comfort, energy efficiency, safety, and who want to be on the cutting edge of vehicle technology and development. It offers a unique combination of features that cannot be found in other vehicle models.

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According to AARP, 41 Million boomers own smartphones, an increase of 53% in the last two years. As ownership of smartphones is on the increase, road safety issues become more critical for older drivers.

Baby boomers have always enjoyed the freedom of conquering new horizons. Smartphones are no different. Smartphones have become the new territory to conquer and enjoy. With the freedom of the road, GPS enabled, what is there to stop baby boomers from enjoying their new sense of freedom of staying in touch with friends and families by smartphones? Smartphones bring opportunities to post instantaneous pictures on Facebook, while families and friends are big features that come with the press of a button.

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People of all ages may be forgetful at one time or another. For example, your vehicle keys always seem to disappear no matter how often you put them in the same place!

That is not to say that there is a tendency to lose mental sharpness as you age. The good news is there are many ways to keep your mind active that will allow you to enjoy life to the fullest well into the later years in life.

Research has shown that adopting lifelong learning habits is one excellent method to keep your mind active. School is no longer only for youth. Today people have the opportunity to pursue rigorous courses of study that can be applied in the pursuit of a second or third career – or simply to utilize as a contributing member of society.

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Statistics reveal that as much as twenty percent of the senior population has been a victim of fraud and that it often goes unreported for a number of reasons. First, the perpetrator may be a family member or loved one, or they may be intimidated.

Just as often, the criminal justice system is too confusing to manipulate and seniors are also concerned they will be viewed as incompetent and incapable of handing their own affairs.

In light of this, it is important to become proactive in learning how to guard against fraud. What follows are five simple rules to avoid being a victim of deception.

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Did you have the chance to check out Ray Ban’s latest campaign? It features a couple from the Baby Boomer generation holding a portrait of themselves as a young couple. Of course the couple in actuality is wearing Ray Ban Wayfarers. They look stylish and are happily smiling and hugging each other. Check out the image above, because it is worth a thousand words. For the fabulous sunglasses please visit ray-ban.com

Coffee shops are everywhere. They are an emerging trend that brings many people from different demographic groups together. All around cities, these “five star Starbucks” are fully equipped with comfortable seats and caffeine drinks. Soon enough, many of us are starting to call these our second home.

Why are coffee shops so important to baby boomers? First of all, there is nothing like a good cup of coffee (or tea) any time of the day. Especially if your barista is a friendly youngster who makes sure you get the best customer service possible and leave with a smile. Secondly, it is a great place to meet new faces. Continue reading

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