Retirement is not what it once was. Today’s retirees seek to be an active and productive member of their society and see retirement as a resurgence of their once forgotten hobbies and pastimes of their career days. In order to enjoy your years in retirement it is important to keep a certain level of health. Nobody wants to be the burden of their family in retirement, bed ridden and waited on hand and foot slowly becoming more and more resented by their loved ones. Instead, the goal of grandparents everywhere is to spend their new found free time keeping up with their grandchildren. Because of this, there has been a movement in many senior circles of fitness and overall general healthy living. For more information on this subject, visit this article by Cheryl Stritzel McCarthy with The Chicago Tribune.