The New Face of Retirement
Baby Boomers are very different from their predecessors in retirement. They are becoming increasingly more aware of personal and environmental health. Homes and lifestyles that generate a lower carbon footprint are becoming more and more popular. Recent retirees are more active outside of the home, picking up hobbies such as hiking and kayaking, and areas that can offer these amenities are increasing in popularity among this demographic. Aside from the obvious environmental impact of green living comes a financial incentive as well, homes powered through solar energy offer drastically lower bills month to month that doesn’t chew through the benefit checks. For more information visit this article by Meredith Goad with Portland Press Herald.