One of the things that people find frustrating about politically aligned news websites is that they only present one side of complex issues. In reality, there are always two sides to every story. And, when it comes to politics, there are always trade-offs between the rights of one group vs the rights of another.
It’s no secret that the concept of marriage has taken a beating in recent years. In movies and on TV, the very idea of tying yourself to someone for life is seen as, at best, antiquated and cute and, at worst, unrealistic and harmful.
The media likes to talk about us as “the richest generation of all time” and, in many ways, we are.
For many older adults, hip surgery is a necessary evil. While none of us wants to go through the difficult rehabilitation process that follows hip-replacement surgery, the alternative is worse by far. So, for the sake of our mobility and future pain-free life, we put our hips in our doctor’s hands and hope for the best.
Decades ago, I heard a doctor on the radio reminding his listeners that, when it comes to medication, “If it’s strong enough to help you, it’s strong enough to hurt you.” This sentence stuck with me over the years and, whenever I have been offered a pill or potion, I remembered this simple wisdom.
There are many reasons that we love Helen Mirren. She is an amazing actress, with 26 major awards to her name, including one Oscar. She is a champion for women’s rights and an outspoken critic of sexism and ageism. And, as today’s story demonstrates, despite her continued success as an actress, she is a down-to-earth lady who can even make riding the bus look fabulous!
On the surface, the idea for Winchester has merit. Put one of the most talented actresses in the world in one of the most haunted houses in the world, stir in some dark psychological mysteries and… voila! You have a hit!
As many of us have learned the hard way, retiring is a shock to the system. Put aside the fact that many of us are forced to retire earlier than we would have liked to. The very act of retiring sends many of us into a stress-induced spin.
For most kids, letting their parents take a look at their phone messages is about as appealing as going to the dentist. Of course, if you have seen a teenager’s phone recently, you know that they have no reason to worry. They don’t even talk in words!
Sex after 60, like sex at any age, is a deeply personal experience. Some of us still feel sexual at 60. Others would describe their desires as sensual. Still others would say that they have no interest in physical intimacy at all. That’s ok.