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How Does the Retirement Age in Your Country Compare to Others? You Might Be Surprised!
16 hours ago

How Does the Retirement Age in Your Country Compare to Others? You Might Be Surprised!

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I never really paid too much attention to the official retirement age in my country until it was so close that I could feel it breathing down my neck. I just never expected it to be an issue. I didn’t feel “old,” so, I assumed that I would just keep working forever. Read More

Think You Know What Aging Is? Think Again!
18 hours ago

Think You Know What Aging Is? Think Again!

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There seems to be an unnecessary stigma hovering over the idea of aging. We grow from children into adults but that is not the end of road for us. Join us in conversation with Dr. Bill Thomas as he shares an exciting viewpoint on elderhood with us. Enjoy the show! Read More

4 Reasons We Need More 50+ YouTube Stars
2 days ago

4 Reasons We Need More 50+ YouTube Stars

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If I asked you to describe a typical YouTube star, what would you say? Perhaps you would describe a 22-year-old guy from Sweden with blue hair who yells at the camera for 7 minutes at a time. Or, maybe you would talk about the many talented young musicians, including Justin Bieber and Tori Kelly, who have been discovered on YouTube. Read More

Satisfy Your Pasta Cravings Guilt-Free with This Delicious Spaghetti Squash Recipe
5 days ago

Satisfy Your Pasta Cravings Guilt-Free with This Delicious Spaghetti Squash Recipe

I have a love/hate relationship with pasta. I love that it’s so easy to prepare, it’s very versatile, and honestly, I crave carbs. However, I hate what carbs do to my waist and thighs. Read More

7 Great Reasons to Volunteer Overseas Over 60
5 days ago

7 Great Reasons to Volunteer Overseas Over 60

So here we are at the next phase in our lives. We’re retired. Most of us are reasonably healthy, full of life and engaged in the world. We want to make a positive difference, do something special and meaningful. Read More

Have a Safe Spring! Important Spring Health and Safety Reminders for Seniors
1 week ago

Have a Safe Spring! Important Spring Health and Safety Reminders for Seniors

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What’s on your spring cleaning list? Organizing the pantry? Putting together a big donation of gently used clothes? When it comes to refreshing your environment (and life) this spring, don’t forget these important health and safety reminders: Read More

Happy 59th Birthday, Emma Thompson! You Are a Woman of Character, Class and Conviction
1 week ago

Happy 59th Birthday, Emma Thompson! You Are a Woman of Character, Class and Conviction

Emma Thompson and I have three things in common.

First, she is a London girl, born on 15 April 1959 in Paddington. I arrived on the planet 10 years earlier, but, only a few miles away.

Second, we both love words and understand their power to transform the world. Read More

How to Keep Your Treasured Digital Memories Safe… in the Cloud!
1 week ago

How to Keep Your Treasured Digital Memories Safe… in the Cloud!

A friend wrote to me about the agony she was suffering trying to transfer all the files from her almost-dead computer to her new one. She was using flash drives and it was taking days. I wrote back to her, saying: Read More

6 Ways to Make New Friends as an Older Adult by Talking to Strangers
1 week ago

6 Ways to Make New Friends as an Older Adult by Talking to Strangers

At the risk of sounding like I’m advocating that you become one of those unaware old folks who try to engage strangers – inappropriately, in extended conversations – I’m going to say this anyway: “DO talk to strangers.” Read More

Isn’t it Time to Tell Your Story? Here Are 6 Ways to Get Started
1 week ago

Isn’t it Time to Tell Your Story? Here Are 6 Ways to Get Started

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Ready to write a book? You’re not alone. You have a lifetime of ideas, experiences and stories to share. The challenge is where and how to begin. It can be daunting. Read More

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