Still searching for things to do once you retire? Here are a few more ideas to pick up the hobby you always wanted to try, or be part of a great group of people. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:21 PM Retire-VA


Leonard Adkins

This pleasant, flat walk combines out-in-the-woods with right-next-to-town. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:18 PM Retire-VA


Dan Smith

Karen DeBord and Jack Phillips are living their own personal dream at Smith Mountain Lake in their golden years. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:15 PM Retire-VA


Dan Smith

Fred and Carolyn Eichelman taught school for four decades each and discovered science fiction was a good teaching tool. They’re still collecting evidence. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:14 PM Retire-VA


Dan Smith

This Lynchburg couple has found a contentment in retirement, even though it doesn’t remotely resemble what they had so carefully planned. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:09 PM Retire-VA 1 Comments

That’s the question retirees often ask after they have the gold watch tucked away. Here are some thoughtful and useful answers. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:07 PM Retire-VA


Dan Smith

Getting ready for retirement requires us to enter the planning mode, to accumulate more money than we thought we’d need and to adjust in a lot of different ways. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:05 PM Retire-VA

As she turns 100, Frances Niven Gamble looks back over her time in Roanoke and the changes over the decades. more

Sep 19, 2016 1:03 PM Retire-VA

Post-retirement fitness doesn’t have to be hard. Get a few suggestions from a certified personal trainer as she lists easy ways to stay in shape and prolong your mobility and health. more

Sep 15, 2016 10:34 AM Retire-VA 1 Comments

Retirees are getting out and about these days–sometimes to the next country over! Read on to learn a few travel tips as well as precautions every traveler should consider. more

Sep 15, 2016 10:25 AM Retire-VA

When a Navy veteran retires, what better way to spend your golden years than volunteering at the D-Day Memorial? more

Sep 15, 2016 10:18 AM Retire-VA

Retirement doesn’t mean slowing down–in fact, in Pam Renga’s case, her busy schedule at The Glebe is only getting started. more

Sep 15, 2016 10:15 AM Retire-VA

The heartbreaks are often balanced with new closeness. more

Feb 11, 2016 2:26 PM Features

Wellness programs in our area focus on the well-being of older adults. more

Sep 11, 2015 11:42 AM Retirement Planning

Why it is important to maintain dental health as we age. more

Sep 11, 2015 11:24 AM Retirement Planning

A look at the diverse population of senior adults in retirement communities. more

Sep 11, 2015 11:01 AM Retire-VA

Two couples on how they spend time traveling during retirement. more

Sep 11, 2015 10:53 AM Places

David Foster - retiree

David Hungate

David Foster is not one to sit in a recliner watching TV all day. His retirement days are filled with activities that keep him outdoors, involved in the community or traveling to fun places. more

Aug 26, 2014 11:03 AM Retire-VA 1 Comments

Kathi Pietron is not a risk taker. You won’t see skydiving or ziplining on her retirement bucket list. But that doesn’t mean she’s not satisfied with what is on her list. It’s exactly what she wants to do. more

Aug 26, 2014 11:00 AM Retire-VA

Michael Davis - retiree

David Hungate

Since 18 years of age, Mike Davis knew he wanted to be a writer. But it wasn’t until retirement that he began to fulfill his dream. more

Aug 26, 2014 10:57 AM Retire-VA

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