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Stop Staring at Your Mobile Phone and Get More from Life After 60
3 years ago

Stop Staring at Your Mobile Phone and Get More from Life After 60

We’ve all seen the jokes about social media and mobile phones. For so many people these days, it seems an impossible task to put their phones in their pocket or purse. Read More

Being Wanda: One Woman’s Story of Surviving and Thriving After an HIV Diagnosis
3 years ago

Being Wanda: One Woman’s Story of Surviving and Thriving After an HIV Diagnosis

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“When you’re going through menopause, and you’re a seasoned woman, and you’ve been through three really serious relationships and the last one you thought would be forever, and to wake up alone, and… it’s hard. It really took me a long time to get over that depression. You know, I covered it up with super-volunteerism.” – Wanda for Graying of AIDS Read More

Could Reading Be the Best Anti-Aging Secret?
3 years ago

Could Reading Be the Best Anti-Aging Secret?

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Remember when teachers told you reading was good for you? They were right. And now reading is even associated with living longer.

Researchers at the Yale University School of Public Health have discovered that book readers have a “significant survival advantage” over those who don’t read books. Read More

5 Senior Living Alternatives: Finding a Home that Fits Your Lifestyle
3 years ago

5 Senior Living Alternatives: Finding a Home that Fits Your Lifestyle

Whether caravanning across the outback or floating along in a houseboat, Baby Boomers are finding new and innovative ways to live out their better years. When it comes to senior housing options, the current ‘one size fits all’ model is far from satisfactory for this diverse and active group of Boomers. Read More

Happy 75th Birthday Martha Stewart – The Domestic Guru Who Does it All!
3 years ago

Happy 75th Birthday Martha Stewart – The Domestic Guru Who Does it All!

I almost can’t believe that Martha Stewart is 75 today on August 3rd, 2016. Where does the time go?

I probably don’t need to tell you that Martha Stewart is a creative genius and an incredibly complex woman. In her early life, she was a model, stockbroker and caterer. Then, she made her name as an author, cook, gardener, home décor expert, businesswoman, actor, makeup maven and, finally, entrepreneur! Read More

5 Life Changing Books that Helped Me to Find Authenticity, Gratitude and Meaning
3 years ago

5 Life Changing Books that Helped Me to Find Authenticity, Gratitude and Meaning

Books teach us about who and how we are in the world. They speak to our loftiest ideals and our darkest shadows. Books reveal humanity’s path. Read More

A New Word for Retirement – “Arrivement”
3 years ago

A New Word for Retirement – “Arrivement”

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How do we really know when it’s time to retire? What images do you have of the term “retirement?” To some it means enjoying life and golfing every day. For others, it means moving to a warm climate in places like Florida and Arizona. Read More

Will Sigourney Weaver’s Character, Ripley, Die in Alien 5?
3 years ago

Will Sigourney Weaver’s Character, Ripley, Die in Alien 5?

Ripley, the powerful character played by Sigourney Weaver in the Alien series, has had a tough life. She has been attacked by vicious, acid-drooling aliens, trapped, killed and resurrected. She has encountered personal conflicts and fought to protect her crew. Now, there are signs that, in Alien 5 (actual title: Alien: Covenant), Ripley’s troubled story may finally be coming to an end! Read More

How to Help a Friend Who Experienced Sexual Abuse in Childhood
3 years ago

How to Help a Friend Who Experienced Sexual Abuse in Childhood

Have you ever found yourself listening to a friend’s disclosure that she was sexually abused as a child? How did you handle it? What’s the best way to receive such news?

Here are some of my ideas, based on my thirty years as a trauma therapist. During that time, I helped women who had been sexually abused in childhood. Read More

Why I’m Happy My Writing Group Critiques My Work
3 years ago

Why I’m Happy My Writing Group Critiques My Work

A lot of the good writing teachers don’t recommend participating in writing critique groups. The ones who do, often offer a list of rules about being in such a group. Read More