Ellen Bachmeyer, LCSW, is the founder of Aging With Heart. A practicing psychotherapist and Life Coach, she has supported women in their 50's, 60's, and beyond through many life transitions from divorce to caretaking and grieving, to remarriage, grand parenting and encore careers. Ellen offers assistance in recapturing your life's vitality, rebalancing, satisfying your needs and renewing your power to take meaningful action in your life. Please visit her website http://www.agingwithheart.com

Latest Posts By Ellen Bachmeyer

3 months ago

3 Mistakes New Grandmothers Make When Looking After the Grandkids

You are so excited… your first grandchild has arrived into the world! You want to jump in and take over, but then your children don’t want you interfering. I get this question all the time. “What did I do wrong? My children are upset with me…

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5 months ago

4 Reasons Why More Women Over 50 Are Getting Divorced

Did you know that more than 50% of marriages fail when couples reach their 50s and 60s? That is a staggering number and is on the rise! Why are we seeing more divorce now? First of all, we are living longer. Women are asking themselves if their marriages…

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7 months ago

5 Ways to Connect with a Loved One Who Has Cancer

I am a wife whose husband has cancer. I am a caregiver. I also work with people who have cancer and other life-limiting illnesses, and with their caregivers. I work with the grief that comes with caregiving and death that may follow. Every day, do you look…

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10 months ago

Parenting Adult Children: How to Respond When Your Child Has a Problem

One of the most challenging and rewarding thresholds in life can be talking to your adult child when they come to you with a problem. This is it is a statement of love and trust. Sometimes knowing what to say to them, and how and when to say it…

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1 year ago

26 Surprising Habits of Happy Older Women (#18 Might Catch You Unprepared)

The beauty of aging is that we get to take time to reflect on who we are and what we want out of the rest of our life. It can be a time when our lives blossom. Here are some observations from the many conversations I have…

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2 years ago

6 Ways to Reimagine Your Life After the Empty Nest

Turning a new chapter as your children leave home can be a powerful moment to claim who you are more fully and explore new horizons for your life! Read More

2 years ago

3 Ways to Answer the Question “What’s Next?” in Life After 60

Have you thought about what you want to do with the rest of your life? Do you ask yourself, “What’s next?” or, “What’s left?” It can be a challenge to think about what you want to do. However, answering the question of “what’s next” is critically important for success. Read More

2 years ago

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself! 8 Ways to Handle Self-Diminishing Thoughts

Have you ever wondered why you are so hard on yourself at times? Have you wanted to explore something new, like joining a new group you’re interested in? Read More

3 years ago

12 Promises You Can Make to Empower and Express Your True Self After 60

Do you ever wonder if you’re worth it? Do you believe you are valuable to the people you love? How about yourself? Do you let others define your value? Do you hide your true self? Do you know your true self? Read More

3 years ago

5 Ways to Recognize Your True Calling in Life After 60

“Everybody has a calling. Your real job in life is to figure out why you are here and get about the business of doing it.” – Oprah Winfrey

I love this quote by Oprah! She is a beautiful living example of renewing what it means to embrace purpose and meaning at every stage of life. Read More