The following list of sites focus on education and sharing information about positive aging and retirement. They also offer current and interesting news on an ongoing basis. None of them are commercially focused. Perhaps best of all, I find each of these sites interesting, fun and informative to read. If you know of others that fit the SMART description, please let me know and I will add them.
Positive Aging No Matter What Your Age
Any Shiny Thing—Life after 50: A site where we celebrate aging. Because life is too short and precious to devalue half of it.
Boomer Café Now in its 17th year, BoomerCafé is the original digital magazine (ezine) for baby boomers with active lifestyles and youthful spirits.
Changing In Aging ChangingAging™ is a pro-age movement challenging conventional views on aging. We believe aging is a strength, rich in developmental potential and growth.
Feisty Side of Fifty Revolutionizing the spirit and style of aging.
Healthy Aging A diverse collection of lifestyle articles focused on healthy aging for all ages. Most of the content is free without a subscription.
Living Better Fifty An online ezine that encourages women to live better physically, emotionally, financially and spiritually.
Midlife Boulevard An online ezine passionately focused on issues affecting the lives of women over 40 and beyond.
Next Avenue Where grown-ups keep growing.
Senior Correspondent Providing varied and in-depth reporting for readers who want the perspective that comes only from experience. They call it a “seasoned view of the world.”
Senior Planet Celebrates aging by sharing information and resources that support aging with attitude and helps people stay engaged and active by bringing focus to a range of topics.
The Sage Companion Is an educational and social enterprise supporting individual empowerment—regardless of age, sex, or physical ability.
The Third Age—Healthy Living For Women + Their Families Health and wellness site targeted to women 45 and older.
The Third Act Project Old guys on the art of aging.
Second Wind Leisure Perspectives A blog about living a leisure lifestyle from a woman who is a retired recreation and parks practitioner.
Sixty and Me Produced to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity.
Still The Lucky Few Sharing what made “the greatest” generation unique, why their place in history is so important and what they still have to offer.
Vibrant Nation A website for GenX and Boomer women to connect and support one another on issues unique to this life stage.
Walker Thorton A blog that explores sexuality, relationships, women’s and men’s sexual health, caregiving and other midlife topics.
Blogs & Websites On A Positive Retirement
A Satisfying Retirement Offering a passionate perspective about living a Retired life with purpose and joy.
Adventures Of The New Old Farts Stories of retirement and change from suburbia to rural southern Colorado by 60-year-old newlyweds.
Intentional Retirement Life is short. Be intentional. Helping to reimagine retirement by showing how to stop deferring your dreams and living the life you’ve always wanted.
Retire Happy — Make Retirement The Best Years Of Your Life Canadian site offering financial planning and other information for us all.
Retire Early Lifestyle A baby boomer couple sharing what they learned from retiring early nearly 30 years ago.
Retire In Style Blog writes about retirement out there where the rubber meets the road
Living Richly In Retirement A blogger who is living and loving life and retirement on a fixed income.
Retirement—Only The Beginning Sharing ideas about how to create a fun and financially stable retirement.
Retirement Reflections A blog about retirement, new chapters, new discoveries and new adventures.
Retirement Revised Shares trends in retirement and aging with a holistic view of retirement security, including healthcare and Medicare, Social Security, retirement investing, midlife careers and housing.
Retirementally Challenged Offers ways to gracefully transition from a full-time career to a full-time retiree.
Sightings Over Sixty A Baby Boomer looks at health, finance, retirement, grown-up children and … how time flies.
Survive Your Husband’s Retirement As a dedicated problem solver, this baby boomer shares answers about how to stay happily married after retirement.
The Retirement Manifesto A canvas for sharing ideas to help others create a great retirement.
U.S. News On Retirement Retirement planning ideas and advice from a number of personal finance and lifestyle bloggers.
Please enjoy these sites. And if you ever find they are out of date, no longer active, or my links are bad, please let me know. Also, be sure and check out my other page with SMART and interesting links to favorite bloggers.