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About Cindy Roe Littlejohn

Native Floridian Cindy Roe Littlejohn blogs at the Old Age Is Not For Sissies http://oldageisnotforsissiesblog.com, where life is good and every day is an adventure. At 62 she is healthy, married, a mother to three, and grandmother of six. She is an author and writer, a tree farmer, and a retired lobbyist. She loves to travel on old trails, garden, do genealogy, spend time in the outdoors, and spend time with her family. You can reach her at oldageisnotforsissies@yahoo.com
Latest Posts | By Cindy Roe Littlejohn
Confessions of a Woman Who Secretly Wears Hearing Aids
3 weeks ago

Confessions of a Woman Who Secretly Wears Hearing Aids

Not many people know it (and now everyone will), but I occasionally wear hearing aids. Not for everyday use, but for when I am in a crowded situation where people have to talk and listen to each other. Read More

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?
2 months ago

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?

My husband has memory loss. It is more advanced lately, so we finally went to see a neurologist. Read More

3 Positive Steps to Take When Going Gray!
4 months ago

3 Positive Steps to Take When Going Gray!

I grew up in a small southern US town where the ladies dressed to the nines for just about everything. Church, bridge, mullet roasts, garden circles, campaign rallies and the Friday night football games. Even the older ladies did this – especially the older ladies.
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A Sedentary Lifestyle Killed My Mom. Don’t Let This Happen to You!
6 months ago

A Sedentary Lifestyle Killed My Mom. Don’t Let This Happen to You!

Around her mid-60s, Mama decided that she had worked enough and she completely stopped. She embraced a sedentary lifestyle and spent the long days watching TV from her recliner or sleeping in her bed. Read More

Exploring the Potential Benefits of Magnificent Magnesium
6 months ago

Exploring the Potential Benefits of Magnificent Magnesium

I was deficient of magnesium, but not anymore. I take my supplements religiously every night just before bed – 400 mg of magnesium citrate for me. Read More

Good Old-Fashioned Play is Still Important for Our Modern Grandkids
8 months ago

Good Old-Fashioned Play is Still Important for Our Modern Grandkids

Did you know that the amount of time that today’s children spend playing is far less than the amount of time we spent playing? Read More

Dealing with the Five Stages of Grief (Plus One You Might Not Expect)
9 months ago

Dealing with the Five Stages of Grief (Plus One You Might Not Expect)

We sixty somethings are at a time in our lives when we experience loss and grief. Many of us have lost our parents, but I just experienced a loss that I’ve never experienced before – the loss of a sibling.

Last month was my sister Pam’s birthday, and she would have been 60 years old. I’ve missed her a lot lately because it’s hard to move on as if nothing has changed. In fact, it seems disrespectful. Read More

How to Tune Your Facebook Settings to Friends, Not Fluff
11 months ago

How to Tune Your Facebook Settings to Friends, Not Fluff

I love Facebook. It allows me to keep up with friends who I’ve lost contact with over time. Friends relocate, they change jobs and life in general always seems to get in the way.

The best way I know of keeping in touch is through Facebook. But it comes with a price. Read More