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What I Learned About Downsizing and Condo Living – The Inside Scoop
3 years ago

What I Learned About Downsizing and Condo Living – The Inside Scoop

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I realized early in the process that downsizing from my big-ass house and moving to a condo wasn’t going to be easy. Although it was the right decision at the time, I was overwhelmed by the jaw-clenching enormity of the job. Read More

Women Over 60: It’s Time to Discover the Power of Your Creative Mind
3 years ago

Women Over 60: It’s Time to Discover the Power of Your Creative Mind

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As a woman over 60, you have already lived a long life. You have likely fulfilled many of your practical goals. You may have married, raised children and had a satisfying career. Read More

Exploring the Fabulous Tradition of Afternoon Tea
3 years ago

Exploring the Fabulous Tradition of Afternoon Tea

The quintessentially English tradition of Afternoon Tea goes back to the early 1800s and is usually credited to Anna, 7th Duchess of Bedford, who was a lady in waiting to Queen Victoria. Read More

What No One Tells You About Getting Older, Until it’s Too Late
3 years ago

What No One Tells You About Getting Older, Until it’s Too Late

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I’ve always has a “so-what” approach to getting older. In my youth, I did all those foolhardy things we are warned to avoid – I drank to much, I partied all night and I never went sunbathing without first dowsing myself in virgin olive oil to make sure I got a deep brown. How foolish was I? The answer is very foolish indeed. Read More

Volunteering with Guide Dogs: Give Back and Make New Friends
3 years ago

Volunteering with Guide Dogs: Give Back and Make New Friends

As retirement approaches, the opportunities to embark on voluntary work become increasingly appealing.

But what to do? If you are not going to get paid, it has to be something you enjoy, something you feel passionate about and, hopefully, something that will give you a new perspective on life. Read More

7 Fun Ways to Feel Sexy at 60
3 years ago

7 Fun Ways to Feel Sexy at 60

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Right about now, you’re probably groaning and thinking here we go, another article about dyeing my hair and going to the gym and do I care about being sexy anyway?

Aha! You’re wrong. Read More

5 Powerful Benefits of Social Media for Women Over 60
3 years ago

5 Powerful Benefits of Social Media for Women Over 60

I have no idea why people my age are shying away from using social media when it is so easy to use, providing us with many great opportunities. This is especially true for us gals over 60. Is it that old “fear” of computers? Haven’t you gotten over that yet? You should be comfortable with on-line shopping, banking and surfing for websites by now. Read More

Elder Orphans: Tough Questions Answered
3 years ago

Elder Orphans: Tough Questions Answered

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In a recent post, Planning takes Wisdom, Courage, and a Village I promised to ask Dr. Maria Carney, the elder orphans research lead, issues that bother readers most about aging alone. Read More

The Art of Maintaining Platonic Friendships as an Older Woman
3 years ago

The Art of Maintaining Platonic Friendships as an Older Woman

No matter how old we get, women have a need to bond, nurture, listen and empathize. Read More

I’m Living the Dream – In a Static Caravan
3 years ago

I’m Living the Dream – In a Static Caravan

As a 60-something-year-old travel writer, I have been lucky enough to stay in top hotels, cosy B&B’s and, on occasion, beautifully appointed self-catering accommodation. But, camping and caravanning have certainly not been on my agenda. Read More