The stigma of nursing homes (and senior living facilities, more generally) is gradually ebbing away. People are no longer satisfied with moving into a community that provides only the basic level of care.
My father turned 90 in May. We had a small birthday party at his house, which I filmed on my phone. He was blowing out candles on a cake, although he could not eat the cake. He has a feeding tube and has not eaten normally for over 20 years, since his last cancer surgery.
What pops into your mind when you hear the term granny pod? Do you imagine Apple creating a new consumer electronics device just for older women?
People today are dealing with tough questions as they reach retirement.
After being a business owner, CEO, or any kind of corporate executive, how do you reinvent yourself? When you’ve followed a script your whole life, what do you do when you don’t know the next chapter? More importantly, how do you create a new life story for yourself?
For many baby boomers, retiring in Thailand is the perfect fantasy. After all, there are few places in the world that you can live comfortably on less than $2,000 a month.
As a woman over 60, you want every day to be fresh, vital and filled with joy. You try hard to keep negativity at bay, and are disappointed when you have feelings of boredom.
Even for those of us who have lived on this planet for 6 decades or more, it’s hard to remember a time when the United States was so politically divided. Yes, the 1950s and 1960s were emotional times. But, the level of mistrust and anger on both sides of the political spectrum going into the 2016 election is… well, frankly, it’s scary.
It’s the rainy season here in Costa Rica and it makes me think of comfort food. There’s only one small problem – it’s hot out! It might be raining, but, the temperature is still in the 80’s.
We all know the old saying that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step – and the same principle can be applied if you want to declutter your home. The trick is to begin small and take it one step at a time. Here’s how to get started.