If you ask the women in our community what their top fears are for the coming decade, “losing my independence” would be high on their list. Most of these women worry that an illness – or simply age-related frailty – will eventually force them to leave their homes.
There is a stereotype that older adults are unwilling to try new technologies or, worse, that we fear technical innovation. While this is clearly ridiculous, in my experience, it is true that we tend to wait for a technology to become useful before we jump on board.
If you love Helen Mirren and Morgan Freeman – and who doesn’t? – I have great news. These two Sixty and Me favorites are scheduled to appear together in the upcoming Disney film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms towards the end of 2018!
John Mahoney, who played Martin Crane on the iconic 1990s NBC hit TV show, Frasier, died on Sunday.
Well, that got out of hand quickly. That’s what I thought as I watched the Dow fall 1,175 (4.6%) on Monday, February 6th, 2018. Then, like many people with an interest in global economic affairs, I sat back and watched chaos erupt in markets around the world. As of the writing of this article, Japan’s Nikkei has plunged 4.7% and London’s FTSE 100 is down 3%.
For better or for worse, I started telling my grandkids about my life before they could talk – or even understand what I was saying! I can’t help it! I’m just a talker. I always have been and I always will be.
Well, we’re only one day away from Super Bowl Sunday and already the year’s best (or at least most expensive) TV commercials have started to hit our screens.
A lot has been said recently about the pressure that older actors and actresses are feeling in Hollywood. Like so many industries, the entertainment business still has a big problem with ageism.
It’s every grandma’s nightmare. You’re sitting at dinner when a text message arrives from your “granddaughter.” You don’t recognize the number (it’s from another country), but, you know that she has been traveling, so, you open it anyway.
Helen Mirren has never been afraid of a little nudity. From her appearance in the 1969 film, The Age of Consent, to her role in the 1989 film, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, Mirren has always put her work first. She did what the role demanded.