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Holidays

Holidays like Christmas, Grandparents Day, Halloween and New Years offer opportunities to spend time with the people we care about most. In this section, we will discuss holiday ideas to bring you closer to your friends and family.

Happy Holidays! 6 Ways to Stay Positive This Winter
2 months ago

Happy Holidays! 6 Ways to Stay Positive This Winter

The holidays can be hard on many of us, no matter our age.

As the years go by, there are a lot of reasons we can slip into being sad or lonely or depressed when the days get shorter and the temps start dipping. Read More

Dear Santa, Here Are the Gifts That Older Women Really Want
2 months ago

Dear Santa, Here Are the Gifts That Older Women Really Want

By  •  Family

In the spirit of the holidays, I call out to individuals 55 and over to share your wish list with Santa. Not the kind of Christmas wishes and dreams we typically hope to receive from relatives and friends. Read More

One Simple Mindset Hack to Enjoying Holiday Eating Without Gaining Weight After 50
2 months ago

One Simple Mindset Hack to Enjoying Holiday Eating Without Gaining Weight After 50

When you think of the holidays, is food one of the first things that comes to mind? Some of us can’t wait to cook, bake and eat all of those things we don’t make the rest of the year. Read More

A Legacy of Values Is a Great Holiday Gift for Grandkids
2 months ago

A Legacy of Values Is a Great Holiday Gift for Grandkids

As our age of wisdom approaches with entering our fifth decade of life, many of us realize we want to share our values and hard-earned lessons with younger family members. We want to guide them toward valuable choices. After all, they don’t have to learn everything the hard way. Read More

Practical Gifts for Grandma: 7 Gift Cards She Will Truly Appreciate
2 months ago

Practical Gifts for Grandma: 7 Gift Cards She Will Truly Appreciate

I was shocked when I first learned that gift cards are one of the most popular gifts for grandma. Even though I am in my 60s myself, I have to admit that I was influenced by the way that grandparents are portrayed in the movies and on TV. Read More

Don’t Fight Holiday Stress and Temptations… Avoid Them!
2 months ago

Don’t Fight Holiday Stress and Temptations… Avoid Them!

By  •  Family

I was originally going to title this post “Surviving the Holidays,” and we all would immediately know what that meant – not gaining a million pounds and still be talking to our family when it’s all over. But if our goal is just to ‘survive,’ then if we achieve our goal, we survive. How satisfying is that? Read More

7 Gift Giving Ideas for the Senior Fitness Fanatics
2 months ago

7 Gift Giving Ideas for the Senior Fitness Fanatics

Do you have a few blank spaces next to the names of friends and relatives who continue – or have begun – to pursue exercise or athletic endeavors in their senior years? Read More

6 Fabulous Christmas Gifts for Women Over 60 That Won’t Add Clutter
2 months ago

6 Fabulous Christmas Gifts for Women Over 60 That Won’t Add Clutter

Do you spend weeks hunting in shops or spend hours on your computer looking for the perfect holiday gifts? Gift giving can be an exhausting and emotionally draining experience as we struggle to find just the right gifts for our family and friends. Read More

Forget Scented Candles! 4 Christmas Gifts for Grandma that Won’t End Up in the Trash
2 months ago

Forget Scented Candles! 4 Christmas Gifts for Grandma that Won’t End Up in the Trash

By  •  Family

What are the best Christmas gifts for grandma? Well, as the leader of a community with 100,000s of grandmas, let me start by telling you what NOT to get… candles, slippers, clothes or bath salts! If we wanted any of those things, we would get them ourselves.  Read More

Surviving the Holidays: A Guide for Women Over 60
2 months ago

Surviving the Holidays: A Guide for Women Over 60

I have found holidays can be stressful at any age, but for me they are especially so as I tend to over obligate and take little care of myself. Read More

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