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About Terri Edmund White

Terri Edmund White is an innkeeper on Anna Maria Island, Florida. She enjoys life with her husband Jim and their cats, adopted from the Humane Society of Manatee County. A former corporate writer and editor, Terri is currently penning her way to her 100th birthday and has started a 100 Year Project website to write about the journey http://www.100thyearproject.com
Latest Posts | By Terri Edmund White
After the Storm – Facing Unexpected Adversity as We Age
3 weeks ago

After the Storm – Facing Unexpected Adversity as We Age

This summer, devastating hurricanes tore up the Caribbean, drenched Texas and chewed through the entire state of Florida. Harvey, Irma and Maria aren’t the newsmakers they were just weeks ago, but the effects of these storms have changed lives. Read More

Facing Our Biggest Fears After 60: Health and Money
3 weeks ago

Facing Our Biggest Fears After 60: Health and Money

When we reach 60, 70 or 80 we are surprised we got here so quickly. We meant to make investment plans and take better care of ourselves along the way. What happened to the last 40 years? It’s scary, this aging thing. Read More

It’s Time for a Candid Conversation with Your 20-Year-Old Self
3 months ago

It’s Time for a Candid Conversation with Your 20-Year-Old Self

A year ago, when I turned 60 and decided that I want to live at least 40 more years, I started my 100th Year Project, not knowing how it would change my life. Read More

How to Ease the Stress of Relocating in Your 60s
3 months ago

How to Ease the Stress of Relocating in Your 60s

Most of us stay put as we get older, but many of us have one, maybe two moves left in us. The reasons to change living quarters are as individual as we are – to be closer to family, a warmer climate, lower taxes, more age friendly housing. Read More

Want a Healthy Aging Cure with no Side Effects? Try Meditation!
4 months ago

Want a Healthy Aging Cure with no Side Effects? Try Meditation!

My 60th year has been the busiest of my life. Before it’s over, I will have moved twice, put the heat to a back-burner passion, refreshed important friendships, picked up a new musical instrument and increased my income by improving my habits. Read More

Will You Live to 100? Here’s How to Find Out
5 months ago

Will You Live to 100? Here’s How to Find Out

Knowing I want to eat chocolate cake at my 100th birthday party, I decide it’s time to check my odds of living so long. A quick web search later, I’m staring at an online quiz. Read More

Can an Old Dog Learn New Tricks? Mysteries of the Aging Brain
6 months ago

Can an Old Dog Learn New Tricks? Mysteries of the Aging Brain

One of the scariest anticipations of old age is what will happen to the mind. Will I develop Alzheimer’s or slip into dementia? Will I suffer brain damage from a stroke? Will I become a doddering old lady with nothing interesting to say? Read More

5 Ways to Join the Longevity Revolution
6 months ago

5 Ways to Join the Longevity Revolution

When I turned 60, I knew for sure I wanted to live to at least 100.

I’ve been so busy the past 40 years with day to day details – earning a living, having a fun life, caring for my family. I hadn’t planned much for my future. I did quit smoking 20 years ago and started walking to counteract the weight gain. But other than that, aging isn’t something I’d thought much about. Read More