Linda Stern

We're Here. We're Queer. We're Retiring.

To meet the demands of America's aging gay population, developers are now targeting the LGBT market with everything from active adult rental apartments to retirement communities that promise lifelong care.

Retirement: Returning to Work as a Consultant

The term "double dipper" hasn't been around that long. According to Webster's, it popped up around 1974 and referred to a rare breed of recently retired government employee who got hired back as an independent consultant.

It's Not All Downhill for Boomer Retirees

You've seen the commercials: hippie vans, long flowing hair, Woodstock music and rhetoric about "the generation that swore it would never grow old." As members of the postwar cohort head into their 60s and beyond, marketers are portraying them as free spirits who are set to defy the stereotypes of old age. "It's been said that the [baby] boomers have reinvented every stage of their lives and they will reinvent retirement," says Bill Novelli, head of the AARP. "But we don't know yet.