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How Do Senior Citizens Spend Their Retirement?

Frank R. Harrison

· Frank R Harrison,Senior Citizens,Vacation,Retirement

There appears to be a negative stigma around becoming a senior citizen. Many people are afraid of getting older and society has created and propagated the perception that senior citizens start to become a useless and unattractive demographic. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Senior citizens are a vibrant and happy group of people. Especially when they are within an environment that is accepting and inclusive. Much like any other person, senior citizens can suffer a variety of health issues, mental and physical alike. The dynamic changes when their quality of care changes because of the way society starts to diminish their value.

When senior citizens decide to go into retirement and work to live out their remaining years with tranquility and as far away from stress as possible, what is the best way to do so? Well, there are a variety of healthy ways that seniors can choose to live out their remaining years, two of the most common are by traveling the world or living in a retirement home.

Traveling the world is usually considered one of the greatest opportunities for twenty-something-year-olds, but it’s also a popular lifestyle choice for senior citizens. In fact, according to a recent report from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 99% of surveyed seniors claimed that they were planning on traveling at sometime in 2016. Many of them were planning anywhere from four to five trips throughout the year.

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