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When Living Alone, Be Sure Your Health Provider is Meeting Your Needs
4 hours ago

When Living Alone, Be Sure Your Health Provider is Meeting Your Needs

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We know that growing older and living alone is hardest when residing in the suburbs. In urban areas are we have access to public transportation and potentially more people to interact with daily. Read More

How to Move Beyond “Accidental Acquaintances” and Find True Friends After 60
5 hours ago

How to Move Beyond “Accidental Acquaintances” and Find True Friends After 60

Today, I want to get your opinion on something important. The question that I have is deceptively simple, but, it gets to the heart of what it means to fight loneliness after 60. What makes a true friend? Read More

Bee Good to Your Garden this Spring with Container Gardening and Pollinators
2 days ago

Bee Good to Your Garden this Spring with Container Gardening and Pollinators

It’s almost spring, and if you like gardening in any of its many forms then you are already thinking about what you are going to plant this year.

Yes. You read that headline right. You might ask how the container gardening relates to pollinators. Read More

Forget Downsizing! There’s an Upside to Upsizing After 60
4 days ago

Forget Downsizing! There’s an Upside to Upsizing After 60

Is it true that downsizing is a natural part of aging? If so, I’m in trouble.

My husband and I just moved into the house we designed, situated on five acres of rural property. It’s the largest space I’ve ever lived in. We chose to go bigger. I’ve felt quite fearless and completely terrified along the way. Read More

9 Ways to Reduce Anxiety and Fear About the Transition to Retirement
4 days ago

9 Ways to Reduce Anxiety and Fear About the Transition to Retirement

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I have been dealing with the topic of the transition to retirement for the past 25 years. During this time, I’ve worked with clients considering retirement at many different times in their lives. Some have retired at the “normal” retirement age of 65 while others have retired by age 50 or deferred to age 75 and even 80. Read More

Take Your Creative Medicine: It’s Time to Express Yourself and Enjoy the Moment!
6 days ago

Take Your Creative Medicine: It’s Time to Express Yourself and Enjoy the Moment!

Engaging your creativity after 60 is a surefire way to combat stressors that accompany aging.

Currently navigating through a host of family and financial issues, my good friend and 70-plus hero, Paula, employs creativity as a tool to rebalance perspective. Read More

Finding the Fountain of Life in Retirement Through Creativity and Art
1 week ago

Finding the Fountain of Life in Retirement Through Creativity and Art

It is usually about this time of year when I start to lose momentum. I start off in January with a plan and get stuck during February. Come March and I am running on empty. This is a familiar pattern for me. Perhaps you can relate? Read More

How to Dine Extravagantly, Even When You’re on a Budget
1 week ago

How to Dine Extravagantly, Even When You’re on a Budget

We do it three times a day, so it might as well be fabulous, fantastic, delicious, delightful. Even if we’re watching our weight. Especially if we’re watching our weight. Read More

Lace Up Your Shoes and Make History during Women’s History Month
1 week ago

Lace Up Your Shoes and Make History during Women’s History Month

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This year Women’s History Month is honoring women who are trailblazers in labor and business.

Those chosen are women who have worked hard to improve women’s lives in the workplace and who have fought for equality and fairness for women in poverty and under-served workers.
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Want to Get More from Life? Stop Pushing and Start Pulling!
1 week ago

Want to Get More from Life? Stop Pushing and Start Pulling!

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Do you remember the pushmi-pullyu from the original Dr. Doolittle (1967) with Rex Harrison?

I’ve always wondered why it never became an icon. As the rarest animal on earth, shouldn’t the pushmi-pullyu have triggered the tipping point and gained icon status like Sulley in Monsters Inc., Elsa from Frozen, or Sponge Bob? Read More