Category Archives: Karen, Marty, Mark, Joe

MY NEW PASSION; DOG FOOD!

KAREN DARLING – ALTHOUGH KAREN IS STILL PART OF OUR TEAM, WE ASKED OUR RETIREUSA PARTNER TO SHARE HER NEWEST ADVENTURE WITH YOU. – I will be 70 on my next birthday, and I figured that I was past my … Continue reading

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TRAVELS WITH MARK AND MARTY; YUMA, ARIZONA

OPEN FORM – KAREN, MARTY, MARK AND JOE–                                Who knew there was so much water in the middle of the desert? Retirees have long been attracted to Yuma’s warm winter climate (often the hottest place in the U.S.). Affordable medical and … Continue reading

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TRAVELS WITH MARK AND MARTY

OPEN FORUM – KAREN, MARTY, MARK AND JOE– Lake Havasu, Arizona “Although it’s been said many times, many ways…” No, I don’t mean “Merry Christmas”! I am echoing the sound of the multitudes of Snowbirds when they arrive in Arizona … Continue reading

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CITY SPOTLIGHT-SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA

Places To Retire- Karen, Marty, Mark and Joe- San Luis Obispo, California Retirement in a charming California town of 43,000 like San Luis Obispo (SLO) can be a refreshing change from the hustle and bustle of city life. San Luis Obispo has … Continue reading

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CITY SPOTLIGHT-AUSTIN,TEXAS

Places to Retire – KAREN, MARTY, MARK AND JOE– We want to thank Ashley and Will at the Austin Chamber, www.austinchamber.com for the following information.   Austin, a city of about 800,000 residents, offers a variety of unique and exciting experiences for … Continue reading

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CITY SPOTLIGHT- COEUR d’ALENE, IDAHO

RetireUSA is proud to launch a new blog feature called “City Spotlight” which will focus on cities that are particularly attractive as retirement destinations. Our first city is Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, known in its abbreviated form as “CDA”. We want … Continue reading

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PET THERAPY FOR STROKE SURVIVORS

Open Forum- -I have a dear friend who suffered a major stroke earlier this year.  He is in his 70’s and has always been a very active person.  Needless to say, this has been very difficult for him, but his … Continue reading

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IS THE HOUSING MARKET DELAYING YOUR RETIREMENT?

OPEN FORUM – MARK DENNETT – If you’re a baby-boomer, I bet you’re facing a variety of retirement challenges because of the depressed housing market. Many of us bought homes during a time when the market was soaring. Now, we … Continue reading

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100 YEARS OF GRATITUDE

OPEN FORUM – KAREN DARLING – A week ago today, I hosted a birthday party for my aunt.  It wasn’t just any ordinary party, as the birthday person was 100 years old!  The guest of honor is quite an amazing … Continue reading

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GARDENING ON THE CHEAP, PART 2

OPEN FORUM – KAREN DARLING – In my last post, I shared how I had moved to a new area of the Pacific Northwest, and had to learn new things about my favorite pastime as a retiree.  I also had to … Continue reading

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