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The Importance of Play in the Years After 60
4 hours ago

The Importance of Play in the Years After 60

Just the other day, I was walking near a park close to our home and heard what I can only describe as the joyous squeal of a toddler who’d just gone down a slide. And I’ll always remember the look of pure joy on the face…
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Have You Become the Designated Family Photo Historian?
7 hours ago

Have You Become the Designated Family Photo Historian?

Becoming the family photo historian can come about in different ways: you may have volunteered for the position, or, like me, you may have had it thrust upon you. Either way, dealing with the responsibility…
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Oh La La! 5 Places in Europe Where You Can Still Retire on $35,000 a Year
3 days ago

Oh La La! 5 Places in Europe Where You Can Still Retire on $35,000 a Year

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If it’s culture, history, and variety you’re after, Europe has it all. From idyllic rural retreats to cities where history is thickly layered with stunning architecture and grand museums, rich in romance, Europe has long had a strong appeal for North American retirees…
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Why Being a Craftpreneur is Perfect for Older Adults… and How to Succeed
4 days ago

Why Being a Craftpreneur is Perfect for Older Adults… and How to Succeed

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Do you have a passion for knitting, crochet, soap making, woodworking, metalworking, photography, painting or sewing? Are you looking to make a little extra money in the years leading up to – or during – retirement? Then, being a craftpreneur may be for you! Read More

Do You Know How to Bloom Where You’re Planted? These 7 Steps Will Get You on the Right Track!
6 days ago

Do You Know How to Bloom Where You’re Planted? These 7 Steps Will Get You on the Right Track!

As life goes on over time, we change; everyone does. Sometimes we drift off course, caught up in a tide of circumstances that turn our world into something different than we anticipated. It happens…
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Is Your Photo Making You Look Bad? A Guide to Creating a Great Impression
2 weeks ago

Is Your Photo Making You Look Bad? A Guide to Creating a Great Impression

Notice I didn’t ask, “Do YOU look bad?” I asked, rather, “Is your PHOTO making you look bad?” Photos can do that – and I don’t mean photos that we think look terrible. These are photos that we think look perfectly fine…
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The Surprising Benefits of Having an Organized Purse or Handbag… and How to Do it!
2 weeks ago

The Surprising Benefits of Having an Organized Purse or Handbag… and How to Do it!

It’s called a purse if you’re American and a handbag if you’re English, like me. But whatever name you call it, most women carry one, and it usually contains far more items than they ever need. Read More

20 Serious (and Fun!) Things You Can Do in Retirement
2 weeks ago

20 Serious (and Fun!) Things You Can Do in Retirement

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My best friend was recently forced into an early retirement. While she was within a year of wanting to retire anyway, it came as a bit of shock when her job position was eliminated and she was faced with trying to occupy the hours in the day. Read More

Retirement Goals Fading Away? Here’s How to Get Back on Track
2 weeks ago

Retirement Goals Fading Away? Here’s How to Get Back on Track

Do you reach the middle of the year and wonder what happened in the past six months? It can be a shock to discover that your resolutions are lying in shreds or have been forgotten. Read More

5 New Goals to Set for a Better Summer
3 weeks ago

5 New Goals to Set for a Better Summer

If you’re like me, the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day can be a blur. Even if you spent the first three-day weekend of the summer planning for a long, relaxing and life-changing vacation, before you know it, school is back in session and you don’t have much to show for it all. Read More