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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!

5 Reasons I Am Becoming a Grumpy Old Woman in My 60s
2 weeks ago

5 Reasons I Am Becoming a Grumpy Old Woman in My 60s

By  •  Mindset

I would guess that most people who know me see me as a cheerful older woman, with a good life and little to complain about. All this is true. Yet, at the same time, I can feel myself turning into a Grumpy Old Woman. Read More

Swollen Ankles? Bigger Shoes Are Not the Answer!
2 weeks ago

Swollen Ankles? Bigger Shoes Are Not the Answer!

I recently read that Meghan Markle – now the Duchess of Sussex – usually wears her shoes a size too big. According to one fashion expert, celebs sometimes go up a size or two when they wear heels for a long period of time to avoid swollen feet. Read More

4 Hidden Truths About Aging That Could Be Hurting Your Potential
2 weeks ago

4 Hidden Truths About Aging That Could Be Hurting Your Potential

By  •  Mindset

Afraid of the aging process?

Aging is certainly not glamorized in the media and there’s even some ageism ingrained in our pop culture, so don’t fret if you are indeed afraid. You’re not alone. Read More

Turning into Your Mother? Here’s What to Do
3 weeks ago

Turning into Your Mother? Here’s What to Do

By  •  Mindset

There’s a popular children’s song meant to inspire kids to exercise. It’s called Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes. If you’ve ever had children, grandchildren, step-children or just spent time with little kids, you’re undoubtedly familiar with it. Read More

8 Key Ingredients for Successful Aging
4 weeks ago

8 Key Ingredients for Successful Aging

By  •  Mindset

Wikipedia defines successful aging as “physical, mental and social well-being in older age.” The authors of Successful Aging: The MacArthur Foundation Study, John Rowe, MD, and Robert Kahn, PhD, define it as “the cross-section between three components.” Read More

10 Life Lessons About Being 60 and Beyond
1 month ago

10 Life Lessons About Being 60 and Beyond

By  •  Mindset

Life never runs out of things to teach us. Some days it feels like I could fill a library with all my lessons. And I haven’t always gracefully accepted all this learning. I resisted a lot of it. Read More

Are You Feeling Older Than You Really Are?
1 month ago

Are You Feeling Older Than You Really Are?

Is your age showing? Are you anxious that you are acting older than you are, or feeling older than you are, or are becoming irrelevant or invisible? Read More

Let’s Challenge Aging Stereotypes with the Words We Use
1 month 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

6 Smart Ways to Save on Healthcare Costs
2 months 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

To Be or Not to Be Invisible After 60: The Choice Is Yours
2 months ago

To Be or Not to Be Invisible After 60: The Choice Is Yours

By  •  Mindset

A couple of years ago I realized how easily I could become an ‘invisible’ elder if I allowed that to happen. Read More

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