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5 Reasons to Consider Lawrence Your Top Retirement Destination

Integrating into a new, vibrant community is the perfect time to reinvent. Explore what to look for in a retirement destination and discover how Lawrence fits the bill.

Retiring to City Life From the Country

Living in a city makes 55% of urban Baby Boomers feel their life is more exciting and carefree- but why? Consider these five reasons for why living in town may be a good option for you.

3 Ways to Make Caring for an Aging Parent Easier

About 25 percent of Americans say their aging parents need some kind of help – and most of it comes from family. Here are 3 ways you can make taking care of your aging parent easier, and more rewarding, for everyone.

Top 5 Reasons to Retire in a College Town

Baby Boomers facing retirement aren’t settling for just settling down. They’re looking for an active second chapter in their lives. If this sounds like you, here are 5 reasons you should retire in a college town.

Tips for Relocating After Retirement

The idea of “settling down” after retirement is taking on a whole new meaning for many at or near retirement age. While some are content to stay in their homes, a lot of Boomers are considering a move. Do you know what you need to know about relocation?

KU Alumni Association Retirement Survey Results

What does the KU Alumni community think of Lawrence when it comes to retirement? That’s the question that sparked the KU Alumni Association to survey members in the 55+ age bracket in an effort to uncover perceptions related to several important factors surrounding retirement communities. Find out what they said!

Retirement My Way: Sherri’s Story

After 30 years as a Disability Nurse Case Manager, Sherri decided to retire in 2012. It didn’t take. Joking that she “failed retirement,” she says she went back to work for another year, this long-time Florida resident decided to retire for good in 2013.

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