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If the Great Recession has taught us anything, it’s this: the golden years aren’t a guarantee.

A joint study released by AIG Life and Retirement and AgeWave reveals that older Americans are changing their views on retirement.

woman bird-watching

Richard Taylor’s lifelong interest in birding began when he was a teenage Boy Scout trying to earn his Bird Study Merit Badge in Memphis, Tenn.

“I was fortunate to study under Ben B. Coffey, an avid birder who encouraged my interest in the sport,” says Richard. “I’ve been watching birds ever since.”

By the time Jack and Fran Gleeson moved to Eagle’s Trace in July 2012, the couple had a manila file folder bulging with information about the West Houston Erickson Living community.

“We joined the priority list when Eagle’s Trace opened in 2005,” says Jack. “I collected a lot of marketing materials over the years.”

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If you ask Florence Eggenberger about love at first sight, she’ll tell you it’s real.

“I know it is,” she says. “I fell in love with my husband Lewis the first time I saw him.

couple sitting on couch

If you ask Florence Eggenberger about love at first sight, she’ll tell you it’s real.

“I know it is,” she says. “I fell in love with my husband Lewis the first time I saw him.

couple in living room

What do popcorn and chocolate sauce have in common?

ladies with their crochet

“I’ve heard of miracles. This is one of them,” says Trace resident Jane Hall, fingering a 4- by 6-foot mat made entirely from plastic bags.

ladies with their crochet

“I’ve heard of miracles. This is one of them,” says Trace resident Jane Hall, fingering a 4- by 6-foot mat made entirely from plastic bags.

women with two dogs

When Marty Connelly’s wife Sandy came home from work with a ball of fur tucked in a cardboard box, Marty didn’t know if the dog would stay or go.