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Sometimes We Grow Up, Sometimes We Just Grow Old: The Other Side of High School Reunions
2 months ago

Sometimes We Grow Up, Sometimes We Just Grow Old: The Other Side of High School Reunions

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A few mornings ago, Margaret Manning tossed down the gauntlet, gently as ever, for all of us to consider how our last high school reunion went. That is, of course, for those of us who chose to attend…
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Do You Need Help Organizing Your Digital Life? 3 Tips to Declutter Your Tech After 60
2 months ago

Do You Need Help Organizing Your Digital Life? 3 Tips to Declutter Your Tech After 60

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Clutter in our technology is not that different from the clutter we maintain in our home. The more unorganized we get, the more overwhelmed we are, and the more ineffective technology becomes to us…
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6 Ways Adopting a Pet Can Improve Your Live as an Older Woman
2 months ago

6 Ways Adopting a Pet Can Improve Your Live as an Older Woman

I’ve always loved dogs, but allergies in the household kept me from having one. After a painful divorce 18 years ago, I decided to buy a little non-shedding poodle/terrier. On the way home from the pet store I tried out a raft of names…
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4 Powerful Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument After 50
2 months ago

4 Powerful Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument After 50

When you think of a “typical” music student, you might picture a 7-year-old girl, sitting nervously in front of a piano, her tiny fingers resting lightly on the keys. Several decades ago, you may have even been that little girl…
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Feeling Unhappy? This Powerful Happiness Exercise Works Like Magic
2 months ago

Feeling Unhappy? This Powerful Happiness Exercise Works Like Magic

Are we living where our soul feels at home? This topic resonates with many of us.

Many of us have lived in a certain place for career or family reasons. Or perhaps we lived in a place we once loved but which no longer speaks to us. Read More

Downsizing Your Home After 60: Don’t Let Change Keep You from Living the Life You Want
2 months ago

Downsizing Your Home After 60: Don’t Let Change Keep You from Living the Life You Want

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Everyone resists change… Change is very hard… Real change takes a long time…

We hear things like these all the time. Are they true? Well, maybe and maybe not. Like lots of things, “It depends.”

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The Hardest Part of Downsizing: Letting Go of Treasured Things Accumulated Over a Lifetime
2 months ago

The Hardest Part of Downsizing: Letting Go of Treasured Things Accumulated Over a Lifetime

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The question I hear most often when I’m talking with people who are in the middle of a major downsizing or are getting ready to downsize is, “How can I get rid of things that are very, very important to me?”
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Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son
2 months ago

Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son

When retiring abroad, isn’t it hard to learn the local language? This is one of the most common questions that I receive when I tell people about my decision to move to Switzerland. Read More

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?
2 months ago

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?

Over the course of our lives, most of us have had our fair share of pets. At times, my house felt like a petting zoo, with dogs cats and birds all crying for my attention. Read More

Will Your Current Home Adapt to Your Needs as You Age?
2 months ago

Will Your Current Home Adapt to Your Needs as You Age?

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After caring for my parents, I looked long and hard at my lifestyle. I knew urgent changes weren’t necessary, but carefully assessing my situation made me feel in control of the future…
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