Throughout his career, American actor Sam Elliott has played gun-slinging cowboys on TV and in films like “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “Tombstone” and “The Quick and the Dead.”
Making new friends can be a daunting experience at any age, but, I think we can all agree that it is something that becomes harder as we get older.
After all, if you don’t spend your days at work or school, where exactly do you go to meet new people and develop new friendships?
No matter how old you are, Lyme disease is no laughing matter. But, it is young children and older adults that tend to be hit especially hard by this tick-borne illness.
The only silver-lining, historically speaking, was the Lyme disease tended to be fairly concentrated geographically, impacting primarily people in the North Eastern United States.
In many ways, the first Star Trek series, which aired from 1966-1969 was a representation of our collective consciousness. As a generation, we grew up believing that anything was possible.
It’s no surprise that many older adults are struggling financially. Between the Great Recession, which wiped out many of our savings, rising medical costs and low interest rates, baby boomers are in a tricky spot, financially speaking.
Costco is known for being a one-stop shop if you’re looking to buy household or food items in bulk, not to mention a variety of other miscellaneous items that you never knew you needed (a giant life-sized Teddy bear, vacation packages, custom painted pet portraits – the list goes on and on).
And let’s not forget the free food samples that you can enjoy to help keep your energy up as you wander the never-ending aisles of this warehouse giant.
Quick quiz! What activities pop into your mind when you think the words “senior citizens?” Chances are, even if you are a dynamic, well-rounded older adult yourself, activities like “bingo,” “pinochle,” “knitting” and “scrapbooking” were probably on the tip of your tongue.
Activities like “going to a rave,” “dancing the twist,” “drinking fancy cocktails” and “attending black-tie events” probably weren’t at the top of your list. To be honest, they weren’t at the top of mine either!
These days, there’s no shortage of young, beefy male actors gracing the screens at the box office in the latest action films – but what about women in their 60’s?
Now that’s something we don’t see so much – until now!