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About Susan Tereba

Susan Tereba, an artist, jewelry designer and writer, has lived in Bali for 27 years. She had 14 years of experience as the primary caregiver for her husband, who had Alzheimer’s. Susan now writes and speaks with the goal of inspiring other caregivers for those with chronic illnesses. Please visit her website for more details http://alzworld-susantereba.blogspot.ch
Latest Posts | By Susan Tereba
Life is Precious! What Are Your Plans for the Time You Have Left?
2 months ago

Life is Precious! What Are Your Plans for the Time You Have Left?

By  •  Mindset

My great-aunt Esther, who lived to be 89, often lamented, “If I’d known I was going to live this long, I would have recovered my chairs 20 years ago!” That expression has inspired me to live my dreams now, whether the dream is to get a pedicure, go on a trip, or build a new home. Read More

How I Learned to Practice Patience as a Caregiver
4 months ago

How I Learned to Practice Patience as a Caregiver

I’m not a patient woman by nature. I’ve never gone slowly and carefully into things but run full bore ahead. One of my mottos is, “If all else fails, read the directions.” Read More

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook
5 months ago

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook

By  •  Lifestyle

A man named Randy Scott (not his real name), requested to ‘friend me’ on Facebook. I often get military men, middle-aged and older men, requesting to be friends. I delete them since my rule of thumb is, “Don’t accept friend requests from people I don’t know.” Read More

How to Keep Your Passion For Life After 60
6 months ago

How to Keep Your Passion For Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

I’ve always been a passionate person. Passion has filled my life. When I’m interested in something, I go for it, and I’ve been blessed with abundant energy. My 64-year-old partner has a hard time keeping up with me! Read More

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60
11 months ago

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60

By  •  Mindset

The rice paddies that stretch out from the house are flooded now, reflecting the sky with big puff-ball clouds that turn pink, then orange, then white as the morning sun rises. Read More

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60
1 year ago

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60

By  •  Travel

At my favorite Bangkok duck-soup stall, the owner lights up every time I say, “Aroy mak!” letting her know I thought the food was delicious. There’s a momentary connection we wouldn’t have had, had I said, “Delicious!” in English. Read More

5 Tips for a Better Travel Experience After 70
1 year ago

5 Tips for a Better Travel Experience After 70

By  •  Travel

Galvanized by the Venice Biennale, I have just returned from a 23-day trip to Italy. This every-other-year international art exhibition goes from May to November and always recharges my creative juices…
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How Our Perception Shapes Our Lives After 60
2 years ago

How Our Perception Shapes Our Lives After 60

By  •  Mindset

Cruising along the freeway, my sister, Joan, and I were absorbed in a passionate discussion. Suddenly, time stood still. The car in front of us spun out of control, leaving the driver facing us. Read More

Do You Need to Live Like a Mature Woman After 60?
2 years ago

Do You Need to Live Like a Mature Woman After 60?

By  •  Mindset

When I was in my 30s, an older friend told me that I hadn’t suffered enough to really be compassionate and understanding with someone else. At the time, that comment hurt, but now, decades later, I understand what she meant. Read More

6 Ways to Help Yourself Through the Hard Times You Face with Age
2 years ago

6 Ways to Help Yourself Through the Hard Times You Face with Age

By  •  Mindset

The cloudy twilight sky was an eerie smoky orange. It felt otherworldly and matched my mood. I’ve had a spate of challenges and losses of late. Read More