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About Ellen Bachmeyer

Ellen Bachmeyer, LCSW, is the founder of Aging With Heart. A practicing psychotherapist and Life Coach, she has supported women in their 50's, 60's, and beyond through many life transitions from divorce to caretaking and grieving, to remarriage, grand parenting and encore careers. Ellen offers assistance in recapturing your life's vitality, rebalancing, satisfying your needs and renewing your power to take meaningful action in your life. Please visit her website http://www.agingwithheart.com
Latest Posts | By Ellen Bachmeyer
3 Mistakes New Grandmothers Make When Looking After the Grandkids
1 week ago

3 Mistakes New Grandmothers Make When Looking After the Grandkids

By  •  Family

You are so excited… your first grandchild has arrived into the world! You want to jump in and take over, but then your children don’t want you interfering. Read More

26 Surprising Habits of Happy Older Women (#18 Might Catch You Unprepared)
1 month ago

26 Surprising Habits of Happy Older Women (#18 Might Catch You Unprepared)

The beauty of aging is that we get to take time to reflect on who we are and what we want out of the rest of our life. It can be a time when our lives blossom. Here are some observations from the many conversations I have had with aging women. Read More

4 Reasons Why More Women Over 50 Are Getting Divorced
3 months ago

4 Reasons Why More Women Over 50 Are Getting Divorced

By  •  Family

Did you know that more than 50% of marriages fail when couples reach their 50s and 60s? That is a staggering number and is on the rise!

Why are we seeing more divorce now? First of all, we are living longer. Women are asking themselves if their marriage in its current state is worth spending their next 25–30 years with their spouse. Read More

6 Ways to Reimagine Your Life After the Empty Nest
4 months ago

6 Ways to Reimagine Your Life After the Empty Nest

By  •  Family

Turning a new chapter as your children leave home can be a powerful moment to claim who you are more fully and explore new horizons for your life! Read More

5 Ways to Connect with a Loved One Who Has Cancer
5 months ago

5 Ways to Connect with a Loved One Who Has Cancer

By  •  Family

I am a wife whose husband has cancer. I am a caregiver. I also work with people who have cancer and other life-limiting illnesses, and with their caregivers. I work with the grief that comes with caregiving and death that may follow. Read More

12 Promises You Can Make to Empower and Express Your True Self After 60
6 months ago

12 Promises You Can Make to Empower and Express Your True Self After 60

Do you ever wonder if you’re worth it? Do you believe you are valuable to the people you love? How about yourself? Do you let others define your value? Do you hide your true self? Do you know your true self? Read More

4 Powerful Steps to Thriving in Your 50s and 60s
8 months ago

4 Powerful Steps to Thriving in Your 50s and 60s

Are you in your 50s or 60s, thinking about what’s ahead in the next couple of years? Your children are off to college. You have a new sense of freedom. Read More

5 Ways to Recognize Your True Calling in Life After 60
10 months ago

5 Ways to Recognize Your True Calling in Life After 60

“Everybody has a calling. Your real job in life is to figure out why you are here and get about the business of doing it.” – Oprah Winfrey

I love this quote by Oprah! She is a beautiful living example of renewing what it means to embrace purpose and meaning at every stage of life. Read More

4 Ways to Conquer Your Fears in 2018
11 months ago

4 Ways to Conquer Your Fears in 2018

2018 is right at the door! It is a brand new turning of the pages. As I reflect on the past year, both in my personal life and work, the most important thought that strikes me is the pervasive sense of fear in people around me. The what isn’t all that important, so I will focus on the outcome of fear in our lives. Read More

Why Women Should Reclaim Their Power: Let’s Speak Up!
1 year ago

Why Women Should Reclaim Their Power: Let’s Speak Up!

In light of the events that have been circulating on TV and social media over the last several weeks and months, where women have been speaking up about sexual harassment and human rights, I have been deeply moved. Read More