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Staying Connected After 60 – Have Text Messages Killed the Call?
3 years ago

Staying Connected After 60 – Have Text Messages Killed the Call?

Do you remember the song, “We Don’t Talk Anymore?”

It was written back in the 1970s, long before mobile phones had become a part of our lives.

How many of us recall the days when you picked up the phone and dialed your best friend, sister or Mother for a long gossipy chat? Usually, you curled up on the sofa with a cup of tea or coffee. Or, perhaps you had a glass of wine or a gin and tonic close to hand. Read More

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali
3 years ago

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali

I retired in Bali… can you?

Retirement crept up on me. I had excellent health, meager savings and a severe case of age-appropriate denial. Then, three friends died of cancer within eighteen months. I wasn’t yet sixty-one. All younger than I, they had unrealized dreams and unfinished lives. Read More

My Life as a 60-Year-Old Digital Nomad
3 years ago

My Life as a 60-Year-Old Digital Nomad

I have had many professional titles in my life. I’ve been a Creative Director, Executive Communications Manager, Bookstore Manager and CEO. Read More

Downsizing? Why Not Consider Upsizing Instead?
3 years ago

Downsizing? Why Not Consider Upsizing Instead?

It’s long been the conventional wisdom that, as you grow older, it makes sense to retire and downsize from the house that has been home for decades. For many, that conventional wisdom may no longer be the case. Read More

“But, I Thought We Were Friends” – Good Boundaries Make for Good Relationships
3 years ago

“But, I Thought We Were Friends” – Good Boundaries Make for Good Relationships

I’ll bet you’ve heard this plea a number of times in your life. In fact, I bet that you’ve heard it recently, even though you are in the “senior” part of your life. Of course, not everyone uses these exact words. But, have you heard something close to one of the following? Read More

Should I Give Up on Retiring in Costa Rica to be with My Grandson?
3 years ago

Should I Give Up on Retiring in Costa Rica to be with My Grandson?

By  •  Lifestyle

Retiring in Costa Rica was a game changer for us, but, we wanted to retire close to the ocean and California was out of our budget. Read More

What 3 Weeks Organizing My Photos Taught Me About Downsizing
3 years ago

What 3 Weeks Organizing My Photos Taught Me About Downsizing

Are you downsizing? Did you struggle with some of your favorite possessions? Have you thought about downsizing your photos? Read More

Unconventional Retirement Advice: 4 Steps to Transform Your Career, Relationships and Life After 60
3 years ago

Unconventional Retirement Advice: 4 Steps to Transform Your Career, Relationships and Life After 60

There’s a “silver tsunami” making waves. Around 10,000 Baby Boomers will hit retirement, every single day, over the course of the next twenty years – and, that’s just in the U.S. Read More

The Thrill of Thrifting: Save Money and Find Treasures in Your 60s
3 years ago

The Thrill of Thrifting: Save Money and Find Treasures in Your 60s

If you have a nose for high fashion, but, don’t always have as much as you would like to spend on it, welcome to my world! Read More

How Getting Organized for Retirement Sent Me Spinning Down Memory Lane
3 years ago

How Getting Organized for Retirement Sent Me Spinning Down Memory Lane

By  •  Lifestyle

Today, I started packing up my home. The memories were playing in my head while I packed and taped the bubble-wrap. We spend so many years saving things, like little snippets of our lives. Read More