The second of my two part interview with Tricia Pimental, International Living Magazine’s Portugal correspondent, who bounced around the US with her husband Keith until then they landed in Fundao, Portugal, about two hours north of Lisbon. Why did she bounce? Well, you’ll have to listen to find out, but just let me say it caught me totally by surprise!
Tricia Pimental, boomer, author and former actress, tells the story of how she and husband Keith made the decision to pull up roots and travel, eventually landing in Portugal, where they live at 1/3 the cost of living in the US. In this episode, we talk about the challenges of leaving kids and grandkids “back home,” and why they are loving life over the “big pond.”
Seventeen years ago Dan and his wife Susan Haskins left snowy Omaha, Nebraska and have lived south of the border ever since, enjoying the sunshine, great food, low prices, and comradery of other International Living ex-pat boomers.
In this third episode of Senior Moments, I show you how to use the Uber app to call cars for your mom, dad or other loved one who lives far away so that they can continue getting out and about even after they hang up the keys. It’s not hard, but it does take a few little tricks.
Uber is working hard to make their fleet of cars accessible to older folks who might not have a smartphone. That makes calling a car a bit tricky, but as my guest Jay Holly from Uber explains, they have a few tricks and tips of their own that make it easy as pie!
Court Rye is undeniably the leading expert on electric bicycles, commonly known as E-Bikes, which are exploding in popularity all over the world. They offer elders a great way to get out and about.