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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!

Why is Ageism the Last Acceptable “Ism,” and What Can We Do About it?
4 days ago

Why is Ageism the Last Acceptable “Ism,” and What Can We Do About it?

How many times a week do you encounter people with ageist views? Have you wondered, “What can we do to fight the stigma of age?” Join us in conversation with Dr. Bill Thomas who has some inspiring truths to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

4 Exciting Ways Society’s Concept of Aging Will Change in Our Lifetime
7 days ago

4 Exciting Ways Society’s Concept of Aging Will Change in Our Lifetime

Society isn’t at all positive about aging. How do you keep your own attitude positive as the years go by? Join us in conversation with Dr. Bill Thomas who has some exciting views to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

How Old Do You Feel on the Inside? The Art of Staying Youthful Within
2 weeks ago

How Old Do You Feel on the Inside? The Art of Staying Youthful Within

Over a year ago, I was going to come out of the closet about my age at a talk I was giving. I had just had a birthday though, and someone beat me to it by putting it on Facebook. I had just turned 77. Read More

6 Benefits of Shopping Online for Personal Hygiene Products
2 weeks ago

6 Benefits of Shopping Online for Personal Hygiene Products

Do you ever feel embarrassed about buying personal hygiene products, like bladder control, sexual health or even denture products? Read More

Rethinking the Aging Process: 5 Steps to Conscious Aging
3 weeks ago

Rethinking the Aging Process: 5 Steps to Conscious Aging

As part of my Caregiver Smile Summit, I have had the pleasure of interviewing more than 50 experts in the health, aging and caregiving fields. Dr. Maria Zayas, a practicing psychologist and a faculty member of the Psychology Department at Brenau University, is one of those experts. Together we explored the topic of conscious aging. Read More

It’s Time for a Candid Conversation with Your 20-Year-Old Self
3 weeks ago

It’s Time for a Candid Conversation with Your 20-Year-Old Self

A year ago, when I turned 60 and decided that I want to live at least 40 more years, I started my 100th Year Project, not knowing how it would change my life. Read More

How to Fall in Love with Getting Older
4 weeks ago

How to Fall in Love with Getting Older

By  •  Mindset

I love getting older! How many women do you know who feel that way?

Sure, my body is changing, and my eyesight may not be as good as it used to be, but I consider that a gauntlet thrown by Mother Nature to keep me active, eating healthy and working out on a regular basis. I accept the challenge! Read More

3 Ways to Pursue a Perennial Mindset
1 month ago

3 Ways to Pursue a Perennial Mindset

Turning 65 sets a person thinking and looking at the discussions taking place in the world around us. It is one reason I love reading and writing the 60 and Me
blogs. Read More

13 Powerful Lessons for Aging Well, Inside and Out
1 month ago

13 Powerful Lessons for Aging Well, Inside and Out

By  •  Mindset

Life is short. Take the trip. Buy the shoes. Eat the cake. (Anonymous)

The older I get, the harder it is to argue with this advice. Knee deep into my sixth decade, I’ve gathered a few more pearls of wisdom along the way. These lessons are helping me blaze an easier trail through my journey of aging. Read More

Exploring the Natural Alternatives to HRT After Menopause
2 months ago

Exploring the Natural Alternatives to HRT After Menopause

Blessed are the women who soar through menopause unscathed. Not all of us, however, are so lucky. There are about 38 different symptoms attributable to menopause. Read More