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Oldushka is a fascinating name for a modeling agency for older adults. It’s a funny blend of English and Russian that you would really only “get” if you had lived in both Russia and the West for some of your life.
Fear holds us back. It holds us back from saying what we feel and doing what we want. Fear even controls what we wear.
The original flamenco dress is attributed to the Spanish gypsies. Then, in the late 19th century, it was adopted by Andalusian countrywomen for the annual fairs, ‘ferias’ and for dancing. The dress aimed to enhance women’s figures, mask flaws and enable a seductive walk.
Joan Collins is 84 fabulous years young. Over the course of her acting career, she has always made a point of looking vibrant and fashionable. As a result, she is a source of amazing makeup tips for women older women!
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
Are snacks something you eat to refuel between meals or something you do when you watch TV or are bored? Are sweets a reward for hard work or do you look for other ways to feel good?
Painful joints were traditionally treated with oral painkillers such as acetaminophen (paracetamol), ibuprofen or stronger anti-inflammatory drugs.
These are now discouraged following concerns that they may affect your liver and kidneys, as well as increasing your long-term risk of heart attack or stroke.
This is part 2 of the two-part post on frailty. In the first part, we discussed the definition of frailty, how it affects us as we age and the very important symptom of muscle mass loss.
In this part, we’ll talk more about muscle mass, what to look for, and how to reverse its loss. We will also discuss how doctors measure frailty.
For those of us in the tea industry, the question whether all tea contains caffeine is a loaded one. There are so many factors in play.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
A few weeks ago, there was an article in The Wall Street Journal challenging the longstanding belief that men should pay for women on the first date.
When I found myself single after 32 years of marriage, I vacillated between delight and despondency. After three years on my own, I tentatively approached online dating, and numerous coffee date debacles taught me a lot.
The death of my husband more than a decade ago was the toughest experience of my life. I had turned 60 just a month before his passing.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
Australia is one of the most sought travel destinations world-wide. With so many world-famous natural wonders, unique wildlife, miles and miles of golden beaches, spectacular capital cities and the infamous outback, it’s easy to see why this country is on so many bucket lists.
Popular San Fernando teacher awarded Caregiver Grant to attend Road Scholar educational yoga retreat in March.
Have you ever had the urge to enter the wilderness with a backpack, but dismissed it as an impossibly silly dream, because you felt too old and out of shape? I am here to tell you that you can do it! You don’t need to be young, thin, athletic or tough. Here is my story.
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
Do you sometimes feel invisible? Do you sometimes feel that your opinions don’t matter? Me, too. I have some suggestions for you, but first, a little context.
Before we explore some elements of successful networking, let’s get the obvious out on the table.
We Boomers boomed. We had our day, dictating styles, trends, music, food. And debt.
In keeping with my series on living like a millionaire on a retirement budget, I want to share the techniques I’ve learned from my Millennial kids and their friends about living well when you don’t have money.
The gig economy? What is that? It is simply a technical word for the economy that absorbs a number of part-time and flexi-time workers into employment on a contractual basis, via the Internet.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Ten years ago, five floors up in a Mumbai apartment, a sari clad palm reader told me I’d work until I was 78. That still suits me fine since I don’t have ‘retirement’ either in my bank account or my vocabulary. I’m one of the lucky ones that loves working and can’t imagine living without this passion that daily spurs me on.
You push away from the dinner table because you’ve had enough to eat, averting obesity and health problems. You have a lovely glass of wine instead of too many, because you know one is enough.
Not long after our kids move out, most of us start to wonder whether we still need all the stuff around the house. Then, as we approach retirement, we start to wonder, do we even need the house? Why not move into a smaller place and give our retirement savings a boost with the money that we save?
My mother died when I was 18. She was only 50. There were no hospices in the United States at the time. So, she died in a very sterile and clinical hospital environment. There were already a few hospices in the U.K. But, it was not until 1974 that the first home-care program for the terminally ill opened in the States…
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
This week I was racing to finish my novel, a thriller that takes place in Cuba, and it struck me that completing this manuscript, which has held my devotion for two years, was an act of courage.
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do
With your one wild and precious life?”
– Mary Oliver, The Summer Day
Mary Oliver’s quote was like a slap in the face – gentle, but insistent. It was the third time I’d seen that quote in the last two weeks. I wondered, “What’s going on here? What am I missing?”
Are you a worrier? There are a lot of us about. Perhaps especially as we get older. Personally, I’ve been a worrier all my life. There is so much to worry about!
I love the power of words and how you can re-arrange them in such a way to create impact. But how do you do that when meeting people?
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