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About Valarie Cascadden

Valarie Cascadden has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology. She works with individuals, couples and families on relationship issues. Valarie's special passion is working with people of the Baby Boom generation to help them wring the most "juice" out of their living experience. Visit her blogs at http://sagehippiephd.blogspot.com and http://sagehippiecoloradogal.blogspot.com
Latest Posts | By Valarie Cascadden
3 Ways Women Need to Rethink Online Dating Over 60
9 months ago

3 Ways Women Need to Rethink Online Dating Over 60

A long time ago, marriages commonly occurred when two people grew up together in a small town and got to know each other over time. Read More

How to Enjoy Your Adult Children After Sixty
10 months ago

How to Enjoy Your Adult Children After Sixty

When do our children become adults? And do how we as moms adjust the way we relate to these now-tall people who share our DNA? Read More

Why Women in Their 60s Still Need Superheroines
11 months ago

Why Women in Their 60s Still Need Superheroines

Think back to your early life and try to remember the girl or woman you looked up to. Was she a funny aunt or a favorite teacher? Or, was she a pop star or a main character from the books you read? Very likely, she inspired you and you wanted to be just like her. Why was that? Read More

How Curiosity Can Supercharge Your Life After 60
11 months ago

How Curiosity Can Supercharge Your Life After 60

Sometimes, depending on someone’s culture or upbringing, curiosity can take on a negative meaning, such as being intrusive. It can also, however, be seen as a positive trait, meaning awareness, observance or seeking new information. Read More

How to Complain Without the Pain – Avoiding Bad Service and Unnecessary Drama
12 months ago

How to Complain Without the Pain – Avoiding Bad Service and Unnecessary Drama

We’ve all been there. We make a purchase, only to find out that the item is defective. Or, the merchandise that we order never arrives. At times, the product isn’t the problem. Instead, really horrible service ruins a long-anticipated celebration. What’s the next step? Read More

“But, I Thought We Were Friends” – Good Boundaries Make for Good Relationships
12 months ago

“But, I Thought We Were Friends” – Good Boundaries Make for Good Relationships

I’ll bet you’ve heard this plea a number of times in your life. In fact, I bet that you’ve heard it recently, even though you are in the “senior” part of your life. Of course, not everyone uses these exact words. But, have you heard something close to one of the following? Read More