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Here Are the Best Happy Retirement Wishes, According to the Recently Retired
2 years ago

Here Are the Best Happy Retirement Wishes, According to the Recently Retired

When a friend or coworker is facing retirement, it can be difficult to know what to say to them.

On the one hand, you know that they are embarking on a new adventure. On the other hand, you have probably heard that retirement is not always what it is cracked up to be. Read More

Are You Downsizing Your Home Too? I Couldn’t Let Go of this One Thing!
2 years ago

Are You Downsizing Your Home Too? I Couldn’t Let Go of this One Thing!

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Anyone who has downsized her home knows that the experience it is an emotional roller coaster. The process of getting rid of our possessions goes something like this.

First we get rid of the junk that has accumulated in our homes. This includes those items that really don’t matter to us or may have never mattered to us. Read More

The Quiet Power of Being an Introvert After 60
2 years ago

The Quiet Power of Being an Introvert After 60

Must you be pushy to succeed as a woman over 60?

Books and articles on becoming successful often emphasize personality over character. They urge natural introverts to become more like extroverts. Au contraire! Read More

How to Write a Book in 3-Months – with a Little Angelic Inspiration
2 years ago

How to Write a Book in 3-Months – with a Little Angelic Inspiration

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The truth is I never wanted to know anything about retirement. Keeping my head in the sand had always worked for me, but now I was panicking. I was 58 years old and I had never given the financial aspects of growing older a second thought. Read More

How to Engage with Your Passions in Retirement Through Non-Profit Board Work
2 years ago

How to Engage with Your Passions in Retirement Through Non-Profit Board Work

Retirement for most Boomers does not mean taking it easy in a rocking chair. They aren’t looking for another job but many recognize a calling to find a way to give back to their community. One way is to serve as a board member for a not for profit organization. Read More

Do’s and Don’ts of Being a Caregiver’s Friend
2 years ago

Do’s and Don’ts of Being a Caregiver’s Friend

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When a friend mentions to you that they are now taking care of a loved one with special physical or cognitive needs, it’s easy to underestimate what this truly means. And it quite possibly marks the beginning of the end of your friendship, if you don’t tread properly. Read More

Stop Staring at Your Mobile Phone and Get More from Life After 60
2 years ago

Stop Staring at Your Mobile Phone and Get More from Life After 60

We’ve all seen the jokes about social media and mobile phones. For so many people these days, it seems an impossible task to put their phones in their pocket or purse. Read More

Being Wanda: One Woman’s Story of Surviving and Thriving After an HIV Diagnosis
2 years ago

Being Wanda: One Woman’s Story of Surviving and Thriving After an HIV Diagnosis

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“When you’re going through menopause, and you’re a seasoned woman, and you’ve been through three really serious relationships and the last one you thought would be forever, and to wake up alone, and… it’s hard. It really took me a long time to get over that depression. You know, I covered it up with super-volunteerism.” – Wanda for Graying of AIDS Read More

Could Reading Be the Best Anti-Aging Secret?
2 years ago

Could Reading Be the Best Anti-Aging Secret?

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Remember when teachers told you reading was good for you? They were right. And now reading is even associated with living longer.

Researchers at the Yale University School of Public Health have discovered that book readers have a “significant survival advantage” over those who don’t read books. Read More

5 Senior Living Alternatives: Finding a Home that Fits Your Lifestyle
2 years ago

5 Senior Living Alternatives: Finding a Home that Fits Your Lifestyle

Whether caravanning across the outback or floating along in a houseboat, Baby Boomers are finding new and innovative ways to live out their better years. When it comes to senior housing options, the current ‘one size fits all’ model is far from satisfactory for this diverse and active group of Boomers. Read More