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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!

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

What Does it Mean to Age with Grace in Your 60s?
2 weeks ago

What Does it Mean to Age with Grace in Your 60s?

The idea of aging with grace has multiple definitions. It’s different for everyone: presence, elegance, refinement, and ease are a few qualities associated with aging. To achieve a state of grace is to achieve a healthy, well-balanced life full of joy and respect. Read More

Take Good Care of Your Gums in Your 60s and They’ll Take Care of You Forever
4 weeks ago

Take Good Care of Your Gums in Your 60s and They’ll Take Care of You Forever

I grew up seeing some of my older relatives remove their ‘teeth’ before going to bed. Sometimes, they expressed discomfort with chewing or dentures that were either too tight or too loose. I decided early on in my life that I was not going to go down that same road. Read More

How to Best Remodel Your Home So You Can Age in Place Safely
4 weeks ago

How to Best Remodel Your Home So You Can Age in Place Safely

Aging in place is the desire of many people but doing so comfortably can be a challenge. One of the keys to successful aging in place is to remodel your home to accommodate your needs. Read More

Learning a New Language: A Researched Method to Prevent Dementia
4 weeks ago

Learning a New Language: A Researched Method to Prevent Dementia

Sometimes, I find myself doing something and then discover that all around me, friends are doing a similar thing. It was like that with eating Brussel sprouts… Read More

The Importance of Vitamin C for Older Women… and a Few Problem Signs
1 month ago

The Importance of Vitamin C for Older Women… and a Few Problem Signs

For the longest time, I used to associate vitamin C deficiency with scurvy. Maybe this was from watching too many pirate movies when I was younger or my interest in maritime history that came from growing up on an island. For whatever reason, whenever I heard about not getting enough vitamin C in my diet, I immediately conjured up visions of toothless pirates in the 18th Century. Read More

The 20-Year Calendar: Where Will YOU Be in 2039?
1 month ago

The 20-Year Calendar: Where Will YOU Be in 2039?

By  •  Mindset

As I walked through the small conference of meeting planners and destination managers at the Denver Conference Center, I noticed the high quality of swag. Read More

4 Qualities That Help You to Embrace Aging
1 month ago

4 Qualities That Help You to Embrace Aging

Aging. It’s happening and it’s weird. Some days I am relaxed in the process of it. Other days I am Don Friggin’ Quixote, battling the windmills with Pilates classes, hiking, and an overabundance of green salads and coconut water. Read More

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

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