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Making Friends After 60: 6 Creative Groups Focused on Building Communities
2 weeks ago

Making Friends After 60: 6 Creative Groups Focused on Building Communities

The world is changing for 60-year-old women. We no longer have the social context that we enjoyed as a wife, parent or co-worker. Building community and creating a network of like-minded friends is a challenge, but not impossible. Read More

6 Things I Learned About Ending a Long-Term Friendship
2 weeks ago

6 Things I Learned About Ending a Long-Term Friendship

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A few years ago I had a long term friendship come to an end. Four decades of love, laughter and jokes, gone. I felt as though someone had removed a part of my heart. However, that experience both taught me important life lessons as well as opened many new doors. Here’s what I learned: Read More

Tips on How to Retire in Bali
3 weeks ago

Tips on How to Retire in Bali

Every year, I used to feel despondent when my social security letter arrived. Retirement, it seemed, was not an option for me. In order to live a middle-class life in the U.S., I would have to continue to work pretty much forever. Read More

How to Use the Power of Creativity in Your Everyday Life After 60
3 weeks ago

How to Use the Power of Creativity in Your Everyday Life After 60

How are you using creativity in your daily life? Each of us is continually creating our world. Creativity isn’t something that happens somewhere else; something that only certain people have. Every time you draw a breath, you interact with the whole Universe to make life happen. Read More

Is Co-Living a Lifestyle You Could Embrace in Your 60s?
3 weeks ago

Is Co-Living a Lifestyle You Could Embrace in Your 60s?

Co-living is a new way of looking at independent living in a community. This is a new lifestyle of communal houses created and run by their residents. Read More

7 Things to Consider When You Renovate Your Kitchen
3 weeks ago

7 Things to Consider When You Renovate Your Kitchen

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Have you moved recently? I’m just getting settled into a newly purchased condominium after renting for the past year. Read More

How to Get Involved in the Creative Arts in Your 60s  
3 weeks ago

How to Get Involved in the Creative Arts in Your 60s  

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We all know how important it is to incorporate physical exercise in our lives to help us age well. It’s good for our bodies, of course, but also for our spirits. It raises our sense of well-being, perhaps enhancing our connection to nature and improving our social lives. Read More

Tips and Tricks for Becoming a Lifelong Learner
3 weeks ago

Tips and Tricks for Becoming a Lifelong Learner

All through college and in my first writing job, my work horse was an old black Corona typewriter. Things were a little fancier at the corporate headquarters, where I clacked out copy on a state-of-the-art IBM Selectric. Read More

The Physical, Mental and Emotional Benefits of Keeping a Diary
3 weeks ago

The Physical, Mental and Emotional Benefits of Keeping a Diary

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As someone who writes for a living, I know well the rewards of having written. But you don’t have to be a professional writer to gain from writing. Read More

4 Painful Truths About Retiring Abroad That I Learned the Hard Way
4 weeks ago

4 Painful Truths About Retiring Abroad That I Learned the Hard Way

I didn’t mean to retire in Switzerland. Instead, retiring abroad was a happy accident. After spending more than four decades in corporate jobs, I found myself out of work for the first time. One of my sons was living in Switzerland and the other had settled in Scotland. In addition, my marriage had ended several years earlier, so, there really wasn’t a strong incentive for me to stay in the U.S. Read More

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