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How to Make Friends as an Adult

For most of our lives, our social relationships are accidental. Then, in our 60s, we find ourselves wondering how to make friends as an adult. This is not a trivial question. Having strong social ties is good for our health and happiness. Let’s explore this topic together.

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60
1 hour ago

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

The holidays, with their many gatherings and social opportunities, have passed. I still feel the warmth of many renewed connections. Some were stimulated by relatives and friends sharing information about past and upcoming trips, others by the sadness over the many health problems that we’re all facing. Read More

The Power of Rediscovering Childhood Friends After 60
4 days ago

The Power of Rediscovering Childhood Friends After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

It took me 50 years to discover the power of a childhood friend. It all started when I was shipped off to sleep away camp in the summer of 1969 and met Betsy Brown. By 1975 we were already too old for camp. Read More

Who’s in Your Posse? How to Bring Positive Friendships into Your Life After 50
5 days ago

Who’s in Your Posse? How to Bring Positive Friendships into Your Life After 50

Posse: a group of people who have a common characteristic, occupation or purpose.

Post holidays is a good time to reassess who you spend your time with. Think about it as you look back at the past six weeks. Read More

The Importance of Having Millennials and Gen X’ers in Your Life After 60
4 weeks ago

The Importance of Having Millennials and Gen X’ers in Your Life After 60

By  •  Family

In my opinion, here are 5 reasons why you should hang with younger people Read More

Easy Cooking and Entertaining for After 60 Dinner Parties
2 months ago

Easy Cooking and Entertaining for After 60 Dinner Parties

Years ago I would often have people over for dinner. We called these events dinner parties, and I would usually invite anywhere between two to five couples.

I would spend all day in the kitchen, cooking up a storm and still be busy when the company arrived. I would also tend to things while everyone was sipping on cocktails and nibbling on appetizers Read More

6 Powerful Ways to Communicate Without Saying Anything
4 months ago

6 Powerful Ways to Communicate Without Saying Anything

By  •  Lifestyle

One of the most powerful methods of communicating with one another is a through non-verbal language. Read More

Staying Social After 60: How to Make Someone’s Day by Watching for Opportunities to Connect
4 months ago

Staying Social After 60: How to Make Someone’s Day by Watching for Opportunities to Connect

By  •  Lifestyle

What’s the first thing you do every morning? I used to stretch, touch my toes and take a few deep breaths. Now I instinctively reach for my iPhone to see what new disaster looms on the horizon. And so the day begins. Read More

Living with Roommates in Retirement – The Golden Girls Were Right!
5 months ago

Living with Roommates in Retirement – The Golden Girls Were Right!

Many of us share common fears as we enter retirement. We fear financial challenges, failing health and feelings of disconnectedness as we grow older. The good news is that there is one strategy which can help us effectively face all three – living with roommates. Read More

7 Reasons Having a Network of Girlfriends is Important as We Age
6 months ago

7 Reasons Having a Network of Girlfriends is Important as We Age

Women tend to live longer than men, and there may come a time in the life of a couple when the wife is left all alone. This can be devastating if she’s been dependent on her spouse for emotional support when things go wrong. Read More

You Are Never Too Old to Join a Book Club!
7 months ago

You Are Never Too Old to Join a Book Club!

There are people who love chatting about books. Then there are others who have no desire to join a book club. Which are you?

If you believe you are the latter, please continue, gentle reader. Read More

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