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About Douglas Winslow Cooper

Douglas Winslow Cooper, Ph.D. is a former Harvard science professor. He still publishes and helps others write and publish their books, via http://WriteYourBookWithMe.com. Douglas's life's central theme has been a half-century romance with his wife Tina Su Cooper, now quadriplegic due to multiple sclerosis, who receives 24/7 nursing care at home. Visit his website here http://managenursingcareathome.com
Latest Posts | By Douglas Winslow Cooper
Thinking About Getting Married After 60? I Have Good News and Bad News
7 months ago

Thinking About Getting Married After 60? I Have Good News and Bad News

Over 50 and unmarried? You might be divorced, widowed, or perhaps never married. You likely at least have given marriage some serious thought. But… don’t most of them fail? Not so. Read More

How I Turned a $150 Legal Advice Lemon Into $10,000 of Lemonade
8 months ago

How I Turned a $150 Legal Advice Lemon Into $10,000 of Lemonade

At a local meeting on health care financing, a lawyer neighbor of mine, “Sam,” offered a free half-hour consultation on estate planning at the large law firm on whose staff he serves.

Being hopelessly naïve, and forgetting the rule “there is no such thing as a free lunch,” I signed up, also thinking I’d be doing him a favor as he’d get a little credit from his colleagues for having gotten an enrollee. Read More

These 19 Amazing Life Lessons Convinced 12 Women to Start a Craft Village. What’s Stopping You?
8 months ago

These 19 Amazing Life Lessons Convinced 12 Women to Start a Craft Village. What’s Stopping You?

People told these women it couldn’t be done. They did it anyway.

Lorelei Kraft’s inspiring story, Anything is Possible!, tells of the successful efforts of 12 Founding Mothers to create a multi-building crafts-selling venue, The Village of the Smoky Hills in the north country of Minnesota. Read More

11 Essential Things to Consider Before Starting a Business in Your 60s
9 months ago

11 Essential Things to Consider Before Starting a Business in Your 60s

Many people hope to own their own business, but very few do. In addition, women around the world are hesitant to become entrepreneurs because they feel they lack confidence and resources. Read More

7 Habits to Help You Live Long and Prosper Into Your 80s and 90s
9 months ago

7 Habits to Help You Live Long and Prosper Into Your 80s and 90s

Do you want to live to be 98? My mother lived that long. She enjoyed almost all but her last year. Do you think you’d still enjoy life into your 90s? Read More

The Quiet Power of Being an Introvert After 60
10 months ago

The Quiet Power of Being an Introvert After 60

Must you be pushy to succeed as a woman over 60?

Books and articles on becoming successful often emphasize personality over character. They urge natural introverts to become more like extroverts. Au contraire! Read More

Why the Search for Perfection After 60 Is the Enemy of Getting Things Done
10 months ago

Why the Search for Perfection After 60 Is the Enemy of Getting Things Done

You are often faced with deciding whether what you’ve got is good enough.

Does nothing less than perfection satisfy you? Do you only give yourself permission to act when all the stars are aligned? This could be in business, romance, shopping, home selection or education. Read More

Healing and Reinventing Your Life After an Emotional Trauma
11 months ago

Healing and Reinventing Your Life After an Emotional Trauma

Whether caused by fires, floods, famines or disease, traumas cause physical and psychological injuries that need healing. This also applies to the more common emotional traumas like separation, divorce, and death in the family. Read More

Feeling Lost in Your 60s? This 10 Step Survival Guide Can Help
11 months ago

Feeling Lost in Your 60s? This 10 Step Survival Guide Can Help

Separations, divorces, deaths in the family, economic hardships, illnesses. Many of our Sixty and Me community have made it through difficult times. We are survivors. We have learned from our experiences and from the experiences of others. Read More

How to Develop Creative Ideas and Get More from Life After 60
12 months ago

How to Develop Creative Ideas and Get More from Life After 60

Creativity can be the key to a fuller, more enjoyable life. Fundamentally, creativity is the ability to use the imagination to come up with original ideas. Many people think that the aging brain loses its ability to think creatively. Read More