Baby Boomster - Rebecca Olkowski

32 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Following | @BabyBoomster | A baby Boomer blogger who loves to travel, eat well, and have fun.

How to Reduce Stress Over 50 During These Troubled Times

There’s no doubt about it, those of us in America have been living under bizarre circumstances and it’s taking a toll on our stress levels. Unless …

Meditation

Cunard Queen Elizabeth Rules the Waves - Our Mediterranean Cruise

After a 3 week tour of Italy in December 2014, we topped off our vacation with an eleven-day Mediterranean cruise aboard the stately Cunard Queen …

Queen Elizabeth II

Christmas Markets River Cruise on the Danube - Glühwein Recipe

Christmas in Europe is gloriously festive, especially at the Christmas Markets. There’s nothing as magical as walking among medieval buildings …

European Travel

More Than Tremors: Know the Complex Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

I interviewed Sarah Jones, MPA, MS, and CEO of PMDAlliance. Her organization did a survey on the impact of non-movement symptoms on people with …

Dementia

Cocktails for Women – A Historical Look Back to Ladies Who Imbibed

As March is Women’s History Month there have been numerous events to attend in Los Angeles. I listened to a panel of women entrepreneurs to learn …

Women Entrepreneurs Celebrate Women’s History Month in March

March is Women’s History Month and I received an invitation to attend an event called “Empowering Women Entrepreneurs.” A friend of mine was one of …

My Photo Collection of Los Angeles Street Art and Murals

You can find street art in most urban cities and even in rural communities, but Los Angeles has some spectacular murals. I’ve come to collect photos …

California

How Baby Boomers are Getting Medicare Overseas Travel Coverage

Baby Boomers are getting Medicare overseas travel coverage by signing up for a Medigap or Medicare Supplement plan. You may be surprised to know that …

Scriptpath – New Prescription Management System from CVS

If you’re a Baby Boomer who regularly takes prescription medicine or a caregiver for someone who does, then this post is for you. CVS Pharmacy has …

Sunglasses – The Ultimate Wrinkle Eraser – Glasses Gallery Review

The last time I had a fancy pair of sunglasses was when my daughter (now 30) was a baby and threw my red Ray-bans out of her stroller. Since then, …

7 Reasons My Morning Walk Is My Favorite Obsession

I’m a walkaholic and I’m not afraid to admit it. I’ve always enjoyed my morning walk but now it’s become an addiction. If I miss it, I start feeling …

6 of the Best Non-Surgical Cosmetic Treatments for Your Face and Body

As a natural part of the aging process, muscle definition and strength decrease, skin gradually loses its elasticity, and the body becomes less …

How to Find Relief for Menopausal Symptoms Naturally

Women in their 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s go through various stages of menopausal symptoms and their supplemental needs change with each transition. For …

How to Stay Sleek for that Special Occasion with No Panty Lines

Visible panty lines are every outfit’s worst nightmare, especially on special occasions. Not only are they a serious fashion faux-pas that spoil a …

Best Los Angeles Holiday Events – Even Though There’s no Snow

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas! Well, not exactly, I like our warm weather here in LA. And, believe it or not, Los Angeles does a fabulous job of …

President Kennedy and the Day the Earth Stood Still

The Baby Boomer generation extends from 1949 – 1964 and I’m smack dab in the middle, born in 1953. I was 10-years-old the day President Kennedy was …

Best Exercise Wear for Women Over 50

• Home<br>• Healthy Living<br>• Best Exercise Wear for Women Over 50<p><i>*Lastest update: June 15, 2017</i><p>I think it’s time I bought some new workout clothes! My standards …

All About Your Eyes Over 50 – How to Keep Them Shining Brightly

I believe it’s important to pay attention to your eyes and vision after 50 because they can change rapidly as we age. It’s something I’ve always been …

The New Old Age – Conference on Aging NYC – My Takeaways

The other day I was invited to a conference on aging that took place in New York City called “The New Old Age.” It was put on by The Atlantic and was …

Confused About Medicare? What Every Baby Boomer Needs to Know

Turning 65 and aging into Medicare can be an overwhelming experience. Most people have had their health insurance provided through employers for many …

How to Express Gratitude to Lift Your Spirit and Improve Your Life

Wow! Can we say the last few weeks have been stressful with horrific hurricanes and the tragic shooting in Las Vegas? I know it’s been affecting me …

Miraval Arizona Resort and Spa – Peace – Wellness – Balance – in Tucson

My daughter had credit card points saved up and suggested we both go to Miraval Resort and Spa to get away from all the noise that’s been stressing …

All the Blogs for Midlife Women You Should be Reading Now

Shares 277<p>One of my most popular posts on Midlife Rambler is a quick list of five other Midlife Blogs that I really liked. As I wrote in my original …

Patti LaBelle is “All About Your Boom™” – Pneumococcal Pneumonia

Pneumococcal Pneumonia is a disease every Baby Boomer needs to know about. That’s because people over the age of 65 are 13 times more at risk of …

How to Prevent a Heart Attack as a Woman Over 50

At a women’s networking event I attended, our speaker was Dr. Cathie-Ann Lippman, M.D., founder of the Lippman Center for Optimal Health in Beverly …

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10 Reasons to Have a Blog for your Retirement Business

I was recently asked to speak about blogging at a women’s networking event, I attend in Woodland Hills, and was part of a panel about marketing …

Secrets to Dressing Beautifully Over 50

• Home<br>• Fashion & Beauty<br>• Secrets to Dressing Beautifully Over 50<p>When I’m not writing, I’m managing the boutique I own. My customers are older, fifty plus, …

Beautiful Handmade Bags: Top Picks for Women Over 50

• Home<br>• Fashion & Beauty<br>• Beautiful Handmade Bags: Top Picks for Women Over 50<p>Freshen your wardrobe this season with a beautiful (and affordable) handmade …

Winter Tunics - Perfect for Women Over 50

• Home<br>• Fashion & Beauty<br>• Easy Tunics - Perfect for Women Over 50<p>This beautiful collection of tunics styles works for all the different moods and …