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About Rebecca Olkowski

Rebecca Olkowski is a blogger, podcaster, and professional voice actor. She loves to travel, eat well, and find the joy in life. Rebecca is the founder of BabyBoomster.com. Her passion is to inspire fabulous women over 50 to enjoy vibrant, active good health, and to get out and experience what the world has to offer, even if it’s in their own backyard.
Latest Posts | By Rebecca Olkowski
You Won’t Believe How Some People Describe the Aging Process!
1 day ago

You Won’t Believe How Some People Describe the Aging Process!

I attended a conference by The Atlantic called “The New Old Age.” It included a host of speakers in the Baby Boomer and beyond market, including 95-year-old Norman Lear. One of the topics that were discussed was how…
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Do You Still Compare Yourself with Others, Even in Your 60s?
3 months ago

Do You Still Compare Yourself with Others, Even in Your 60s?

You’d think that, after 60, we wouldn’t have a reason to compare ourselves with others. After all, we’ve already led full lives, so why aren’t we comfortable in our own skin? Read More

Downsizing After 60: Are You Surrounded by Too Much Stuff and Need to Let it Go?
6 months ago

Downsizing After 60: Are You Surrounded by Too Much Stuff and Need to Let it Go?

Is your home filled with mementos and paperwork, or your closets stuffed with clothes? Are you or a person you live with a hoarder? Read More

How Have Your Dreams Changed Now That You’re Over 60?
10 months ago

How Have Your Dreams Changed Now That You’re Over 60?

Everyone dreams – even if you don’t think you do. Some dreams are vivid and some abstract. Have you ever thought to interpret them to see what they may mean? Often you can gain insight into what’s going on in your head. Read More

7 Actions You Can Take to Stop Past Mistakes from Ruining Your Mature Years
1 year ago

7 Actions You Can Take to Stop Past Mistakes from Ruining Your Mature Years

If you’ve lived to be 60 and over, you’ve probably made a few mistakes along the way. Do you find yourself looking back and wishing you hadn’t made them? I know I do sometimes. Read More

5 Ways to Fend Off Chronic Illness or Make It More Manageable
1 year ago

5 Ways to Fend Off Chronic Illness or Make It More Manageable

I’ve noticed that a startling number of Baby Boomers I’ve known through the years have died from a chronic disease. It may be that I notice it more because I’ve friended them on Facebook. You get to know every detail about a person that way. Read More

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60
1 year ago

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60

Are you doing what you love and have a purpose that propels you to get up in the morning and pursue it? It’s believed that having a reason for being will extend your longevity and help you stay healthy. The Japanese call it “ikigai” (ick-ee-guy). Read More

Driving After 60: I Don’t Want to Do It Anymore but Can’t Let Go Either
1 year ago

Driving After 60: I Don’t Want to Do It Anymore but Can’t Let Go Either

Have you noticed as you get older that driving a car is a little more challenging? I do and frankly, if I can avoid doing it, I will. It’s not that I’ve become doddering and frail, but it just isn’t an activity I enjoy…
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Do You Know Your Own City? 5 Benefits You Can Gain from Taking a Walking Tour
2 years ago

Do You Know Your Own City? 5 Benefits You Can Gain from Taking a Walking Tour

I love to travel. Yet because I have someone at home undergoing medical treatments, it’s been hard to leave town. Instead, I’ve been booking walking tours in my hometown of Los Angeles. Read More

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