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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
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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

Make Stretching a Part of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!
6 days ago

Make Stretching a Part of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!

Do you remember doing calisthenics in your gym class? You might recall the part where you had to try to touch your toes by bending over from a standing position or while sitting on the floor with your legs extended. Read More

These Older Models Prove that Beauty Doesn’t Have an Expiration Date (Pictures)
2 weeks ago

These Older Models Prove that Beauty Doesn’t Have an Expiration Date (Pictures)

Oldushka is a fascinating name for a modeling agency for older adults. It’s a funny blend of English and Russian that you would really only “get” if you had lived in both Russia and the West for some of your life. Read More

Turning into Your Mother? Here’s What to Do
2 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

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

Live Bolder as You Grow Older by Replenishing Your Energy Checking Account
2 weeks ago

Live Bolder as You Grow Older by Replenishing Your Energy Checking Account

By  •  Making Money

Aging? Anti-aging? What’s your vocabulary, and what does it say about growing older?

To me, the word aging suggests we’re going in the wrong direction, and anti-aging suggests we’re fighting against it tooth and nail. Neither feels quite right to me.

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3 Reasons Why Freedom Is the Gift of Getting Older
2 weeks ago

3 Reasons Why Freedom Is the Gift of Getting Older

When I was growing up in the 1960s, we were taught to never trust anyone over 30. That works great when you are 19, 20 and 21. When you approach 31, 40, 50, 60 and beyond, you may want to modify that stance. Read More

It’s Not Your Age, It’s How You Feel About Your Age That Counts
3 weeks ago

It’s Not Your Age, It’s How You Feel About Your Age That Counts

By  •  Mindset

There’s a difference between aging and getting old. We all age, that’s inevitable from the moment we pop out of the womb, but getting old – ah, that’s a choice. Read More

Look 3 Years Younger for Free? Surprising New Study Says that Facial Exercises Take Years Off Your Face
3 weeks ago

Look 3 Years Younger for Free? Surprising New Study Says that Facial Exercises Take Years Off Your Face

By the time we reach our 60s, most of us have given up on anti-aging pills and potions. In fact, most of us don’t want to look younger; we just want to look radiant and full of life. This is why I prefer the term “positive aging” to “anti-aging.” Read More

7 Tips to Living the Aging Youthful Lifestyle
3 weeks ago

7 Tips to Living the Aging Youthful Lifestyle

By  •  Lifestyle

As an Aging Youthful Lifestyle blogger, I get asked all the time about the most important thing to growing older without being old. Here is a list I compiled of 7 Tips to Living the Aging Youthful Lifestyle. Read More