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5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60
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5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60

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The holidays, with their many gatherings and social opportunities, have passed. I still feel the warmth of many renewed connections. Some were stimulated by relatives and friends sharing information about past and upcoming trips, others by the sadness over the many health problems that we’re all facing. Read More

Alexa, Are You Listening? Digital Home Personal Assistants That Can Make Your Life Easier
2 days ago

Alexa, Are You Listening? Digital Home Personal Assistants That Can Make Your Life Easier

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Speakers with voice-controlled assistants – like Alexa and Google Home are all the rage. Sales numbers for the Echo family and the Google Home devices are not released by Amazon or Google. Read More

The Power of Rediscovering Childhood Friends After 60
4 days ago

The Power of Rediscovering Childhood Friends After 60

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It took me 50 years to discover the power of a childhood friend. It all started when I was shipped off to sleep away camp in the summer of 1969 and met Betsy Brown. By 1975 we were already too old for camp. Read More

How Many of These 1960s Dances Do You Remember? (Including Vintage Videos!)
5 days ago

How Many of These 1960s Dances Do You Remember? (Including Vintage Videos!)

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As women who grew up in the 1960s, dance has been a part of our lives since the very beginning. But, if I’m right, most of us haven’t had a chance to see our favorite 1960s dances performed – let alone put on our dancing shoes and try them ourselves – for many years. Read More

Who’s in Your Posse? How to Bring Positive Friendships into Your Life After 50
5 days ago

Who’s in Your Posse? How to Bring Positive Friendships into Your Life After 50

Posse: a group of people who have a common characteristic, occupation or purpose.

Post holidays is a good time to reassess who you spend your time with. Think about it as you look back at the past six weeks. Read More

Have You Always Wanted to Write a Book? Here’s How to Get Started!
6 days ago

Have You Always Wanted to Write a Book? Here’s How to Get Started!

Do you feel you have a book in you? Have you been secretly harbouring the dream of writing it down one day? Read More

How to Reflect on Your Childhood and Reignite Your Passions in Retirement
6 days ago

How to Reflect on Your Childhood and Reignite Your Passions in Retirement

I love the beginning of a new year! New calendars and planners are taken out, the clutter of Christmas is put away again, and new horizons await. Read More

How to Send Money Overseas without the Headaches and Crazy Fees
1 week ago

How to Send Money Overseas without the Headaches and Crazy Fees

The extent to which people are moving around the globe – traveling overseas, taking extended stays, becoming expats – well, you’d think the whole world was their home. Wait a minute, the whole world is our home, isn’t it? Read More

8 Ways to Make a Fresh Start in the New Year
2 weeks ago

8 Ways to Make a Fresh Start in the New Year

Don’t Make a Resolution to Lose Weight

I know the number one New Year’s Resolution is getting in shape and losing weight. A resolution can be very confining and having a set date to achieve each of our goals may or may not work. You have probably heard people say they need to lose weight by a certain date. Read More

“Treasure, Transfer or Toss”: Exploring the Philosophy of Downsizing in Retirement
2 weeks ago

“Treasure, Transfer or Toss”: Exploring the Philosophy of Downsizing in Retirement

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When I downsized before moving to Florida, I put my most cherished possessions into one small 5 x 10 storage unit and left my car with my daughter. At the time, I was a bit concerned that I might be getting rid of too many things, but I didn’t want to store anything that wasn’t useful or meaningful to me. Read More

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