retirement

Post image for Tips to a Healthier Aging You

As we grow older, many things change, but how we handle these changes is what best defines our true vitality. Healthy aging is about much more than physical health, it’s about maintaining your sense of purpose and your zest for life. Learning to age healthily can help you live with meaning and joy throughout your [...]

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Post image for Aging Eyes Linked to Heart Disease, Diabetes and Cancer

Memory loss, we think it’s just another part of getting old, but science is beginning to disagree. In a fascinating new research study, a team of scientists are setting out to explore the idea that the gradual yellowing and narrowing of the pupil some experience with age may have a direct link to memory loss, [...]

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Post image for KAA-Boom Success Stories: An Interview with Betty and Fran.

Everyone has a story, it’s compiled by the paths we take and the decisions we make throughout our lives.  Whether you’ve struggled your way to the top while fighting and overcoming a series of obstacles, or taken an easier more direct path to get where you are, your story is deeply rooted into every fiber [...]

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Post image for KAA-Boom Success Stories: An Interview with David and Francine

“What’s your story?”  I took to the street this past week to interview baby boomers about this very question, analyzing their past and looking ahead towards their future – I was quite surprised to hear what a lot of them had to say. David is a self employed therapist, helping people recover from infidelity. After [...]

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Post image for KAA-Boom Success Stories: An Interview with Leonard K.

Everyone has a story, I personally find the stories of boomers most interesting because you never know what you’re going to get.  The days are gone when a person would work thirty plus years at the same menial job, reach age 65 and promptly check themselves into a senior’s residence to say goodnight. A great [...]

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Post image for KAA-Boom Success Stories: An Interview with Pam T.

Everyone has a story.  Who you are, the city you grew up in, your first job, first love, marriage, kids – these are just some of the unique milestones that make us up as people, and no two stories are the quite the same.  I took to the street this past week to interview baby [...]

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Post image for X Marks the Spot: Part Two

Why is there a talent crisis?  Yes, people are retiring but there are younger employees ready to step into those vacating positions right?  Well, yes — and no. There’s a talent crisis because the majority of senior and mid-level roles in most organizations are occupied by individuals between 48 and 65 – the KAA-Boomers.  As [...]

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Post image for X Marks the Spot: Part One

Over the past five or 10 years, millions of words have been written about the imminent departure of KAA-Boomers from the workforce and the talent crisis this will precipitate.  Yet some workplace experts are now saying there won’t be a talent crisis because there’s another enormous generation – Generation Y, the children of the KAA-Boomers [...]

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Post image for How boomers can enjoy freedom without retiring

Baby boomers aren’t going anywhere anytime soon! A recent Harris/Decima poll found that 69% of Canadians plan to continue working after retirement age — some by financial necessity, but most by choice. Most baby boomers like to work and consider their professional accomplishments the defining factor of their lives. However, as they approach retirement, they [...]

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