Retirees Traveling on Road RV Style in Reno
Are you getting ready to retire soon? Looking for a lifestyle that you can travel and have the comfort of home on the road?
According to an article at reuters.com, “What to Do After You Retire”
“The RV (recreational vehicle) has replaced the rocking chair, and the whole notion of retirement has changed in the last 10 years,” says Ken Budd, executive editor of AARP magazine and author of “The Voluntourist: A Six-Country Tale of Love, Loss, Fatherhood, Fate and Singing Bon Jovi in Bethlehem.”
There are no good statistics on just how many boomers are taking retirement on the road. But some indicators – steadily rising traffic at houseboat and recreational vehicle websites, and a growing number of retirement-age members on couchsurfing.com – confirm the trend.
There are two drivers, according to journalist Samantha Dunn, who’s written about RV retirees for the website Next Avenue. First, wireless technology means you can easily stay in touch with friends and family even while living on the road.
Then there’s the financial angle. Today’s retirees have limited budgets and long life expectancy. Living on the road for a year or five can be a way to spend less than hanging on to the big house or moving into a service-heavy retirement community.” To read the entire article click here.