Do you have a few blank spaces next to the names of friends and relatives who continue – or have begun – to pursue exercise or athletic endeavors in their senior years?
In our ‘civilized’ world, food isn’t just used for survival, food is a drug. Do you know anyone who consistently refuses food when offered?
You’re running around. You’re spending money. You’re starting to feel that familiar holiday-stress, that slippery-slope feeling: not enough time, too much spending.
I was shocked when I first learned that gift cards are one of the most popular gifts for grandma. Even though I am in my 60s myself, I have to admit that I was influenced by the way that grandparents are portrayed in the movies and on TV.
Do you want Christmas to be more than the dazzle of gifts and tinsel, either for yourself, or your child or grandchild?
Should you reveal your retirement plans to management? Perhaps. However, before you do so, there are pros, cons, and sometimes serious ramifications to be considered.
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
My experience shows that a major downsizing of your home can seem like an even bigger undertaking than a thousand-mile trip. Give me a choice, and I’ll take the trip!
As we age, we are often looking to downsize or eliminate clutter and excess. Many of us embrace the concept of living with fewer things to maintain and that tie us down. The reality is that actually releasing our things can be challenging.
Do you spend weeks hunting in shops or spend hours on your computer looking for the perfect Christmas gifts? Gift giving can be an exhausting and emotionally draining experience as we struggle to find just the right gifts for our family and friends.
We are a group of seven women of a certain age, sitting around the dinner table (yes, there is wine), talking about relationships. Since we don’t know one another that well, there are lots of questions.