motorhome-cartoon peopleThis article is from the March 2009 issue of Forever Young.

Uncover the secrets of the RV life
So you just bought an RV or perhaps are just now finding the time to make the most of your RV or you may be thinking that the RV Life might be for you.

by Al Cohoe

Whether you are looking for wild adventure, a relaxing vacation or a well-organized itinerant journey there are resources available to assist in the enjoyment of your RV experience.

Okanagan College and the Recreation Vehicle Dealers’ Association of BC (RVDA) offer an annual weekend seminar that can prove to be a goldmine for the curious RV enthusiast. The 2009 RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar, held annually at the Kelowna campus of Okanagan College, will take place from June 19 – 22 and will provide a lineup of interesting and practical workshops that cover everything RV from A-Z.

This article is from the September 2008 issue of Forever Young.

Both above and below the U.S. border, more and more aging boomers are choosing to continue to work longer than was the trend even a decade ago.

In Canada, the Special Senate Committee on Aging reported earlier this year that the average age of retirement fell gradually from a high of 65.1 in 1977 to a low of 60.9 in 1998 but since then, “there has been a steady increase in the labour-force participation and employment rates of seniors.”

Meanwhile, in a study conducted by AARP in the U.S., 79 per cent of boomers said they plan to work in some capacity during retirement. Workers 55 and older will make up roughly 20 per cent of the U.S. labour force by 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In an effort to assist boomers looking for jobs in that new work marketplace, the employment website Retirementjobs.com, working with the personnel firm Robert Half International, offers the following tips for finding good positions: