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Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic
2 years ago

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic

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Living alone is a luxury for single people. In my case, I relish having total privacy. It’s because I grew up sharing a bedroom with a sibling. Then, I left home for college and moved into a dorm, only to share another small room. Read More

Happy 72nd Birthday, Diana Ross
2 years ago

Happy 72nd Birthday, Diana Ross

Even though I was born in England, I have a close connection to Detroit, where I spent several years as a teenager. Read More

Volunteering with Guide Dogs: Give Back and Make New Friends
2 years ago

Volunteering with Guide Dogs: Give Back and Make New Friends

As retirement approaches, the opportunities to embark on voluntary work become increasingly appealing.

But what to do? If you are not going to get paid, it has to be something you enjoy, something you feel passionate about and, hopefully, something that will give you a new perspective on life. Read More

7 Fun Ways to Feel Sexy at 60
2 years ago

7 Fun Ways to Feel Sexy at 60

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Right about now, you’re probably groaning and thinking here we go, another article about dyeing my hair and going to the gym and do I care about being sexy anyway?

Aha! You’re wrong. Read More

5 Powerful Benefits of Social Media for Women Over 60
2 years ago

5 Powerful Benefits of Social Media for Women Over 60

I have no idea why people my age are shying away from using social media when it is so easy to use, providing us with many great opportunities. This is especially true for us gals over 60. Is it that old “fear” of computers? Haven’t you gotten over that yet? You should be comfortable with on-line shopping, banking and surfing for websites by now. Read More

Elder Orphans: Tough Questions Answered
2 years ago

Elder Orphans: Tough Questions Answered

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In a recent post, Planning takes Wisdom, Courage, and a Village I promised to ask Dr. Maria Carney, the elder orphans research lead, issues that bother readers most about aging alone. Read More

The Art of Maintaining Platonic Friendships as an Older Woman
2 years ago

The Art of Maintaining Platonic Friendships as an Older Woman

No matter how old we get, women have a need to bond, nurture, listen and empathize. Read More

I’m Living the Dream – In a Static Caravan
2 years ago

I’m Living the Dream – In a Static Caravan

As a 60-something-year-old travel writer, I have been lucky enough to stay in top hotels, cosy B&B’s and, on occasion, beautifully appointed self-catering accommodation. But, camping and caravanning have certainly not been on my agenda. Read More

A Monster Calls Movie with Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver
2 years ago

A Monster Calls Movie with Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver

Everyone knows how cruel children can be. When you don’t quite fit in, or you are simply shy, it’s easy to feel completely alone. Read More

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