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Getting Older

Getting older isn’t a popular concept. There are so many aging stereotypes and myths, that many of us grow up fearing our 50th or 60th birthdays. In reality, getting older can be a blessing. For starters, the older you get, the better you know yourself. In addition, you finally have the time to explore your passions. Let’s explore and celebrate the aging process together!

Has Your Age Become an Excuse for Not Really Living? Here’s What to Do!
1 day ago

Has Your Age Become an Excuse for Not Really Living? Here’s What to Do!

By  •  Mindset

My car has a feature which I find totally annoying. When I’m close to what the ‘powers-that-be’ determined is my next required maintenance, a little box pops up on the dash-screen announcing “Maintenance required soon!” and stays on until I’ve acceded to its request. Read More

Let’s Challenge Aging Stereotypes with the Words We Use
2 weeks ago

Let’s Challenge Aging Stereotypes with the Words We Use

If you’re passed 60, you might be giving in to the misguided images that society has long promoted about being older. Read More

Learning to Love Your Aging Body – Ignore the Signs of Aging!
3 weeks ago

Learning to Love Your Aging Body – Ignore the Signs of Aging!

She is a famous author. At the time we met, she was in her early-to-mid fifties. What I noticed first about her were her feet, misshapen by bunions and corns, toes crowded and crossing over to form toe braids. Read More

6 Smart Ways to Save on Healthcare Costs
3 weeks ago

6 Smart Ways to Save on Healthcare Costs

If you’re pinching pennies trying to save up for a big trip this summer, the biggest hurdle you face may be rising healthcare costs. Read More

How Our Perception of Time Changes as We Get Older
1 month ago

How Our Perception of Time Changes as We Get Older

“When will Mommy come, Grandma?” my granddaughter used to ask several times a day when she was little. At first, I assumed she missed her mother. I’m sure that was true some of the time, but usually she didn’t seem sad. Read More

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60
1 month ago

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60

Some things I have mastered. Mostly, things that I’ve done over and over, often with little attention. Things like driving a car. Or riding a bicycle. Or brewing a pot of coffee. No need for deep thought or remembering details… just do it and it somehow comes out well. Read More

Happy Older Americans Month! Apply for a $1,500 Road Scholar Scholarship by June 30th
1 month ago

Happy Older Americans Month! Apply for a $1,500 Road Scholar Scholarship by June 30th

By  •  Lifestyle

This year, Road Scholar is searching for 100 educators, caregivers and low-income adults who wish to experience an educational learning experience. The organization will award 100 scholarships worth $1,500 between now and June 30th…
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Melatonin and Aging: How It Can Help with Memory and Longevity?
1 month ago

Melatonin and Aging: How It Can Help with Memory and Longevity?

What is aging? Volumes have been written on the subject, but our understanding of it, while constantly growing, is still hazy.

However, if pressed to summarize the underlying process on the level of the cell, scientists would agree that many aging-related processes seem to share one underlying theme: inflammation. Read More

Why There Is No Better Time Than Now to Be a Sexagenarian
1 month ago

Why There Is No Better Time Than Now to Be a Sexagenarian

Recently, there was an article in The Wall Street Journal discussing the latest methods to ward off stroke damage. The information reminded me that as we get older we are at greater risk for age-related disabilities. Read More

The “Commons Way” of Living Can Help Us Adjust to Changing Times
2 months ago

The “Commons Way” of Living Can Help Us Adjust to Changing Times

By  •  Lifestyle

I was reading about the role of the “commons” around the world when I learned that Canada is warming up at twice the speed of other countries, and the Arctic is warming up three times faster. Read More