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Caregiver Ideas: 5 Reasons to Consider Sharing Live Music with the Elderly

By Anthony Cirillo June 15, 2018

Many in the aging services professions are already aware of the power of music on healing and particularly with dementia patients. Many patients can remember and sing songs even in advanced stages, long after they’ve stopped recognizing names and faces. Read More

Stayin’ Alive: How Music May Influence Your Medical Treatment

By Dave Price June 16, 2017

When John Travolta first came strutting down a New York Street 40 years ago in the opening scene of Saturday Night Fever, the film that helped lunch the international disco craze, you can be sure his movements started a lot of female hearts pounding rapidly. Read More

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers

By Dave Price March 24, 2017

If you’re a Baby Boomer who still loves the music of your youth and also sailing the Caribbean, then music cruises may be for you! Read More

What Musical Instrument Have You Always Wanted to Learn?

By Margaret Manning February 12, 2017

One of the best things about turning 60 is that you finally have the confidence and freedom to live life on your terms.

You can wear the clothes that you feel comfortable in, without worrying what other people think. You can pursue your passions, no matter how unique or unusual. You can learn to play the drums or become a DJ. Read More

Brain Health and Music: Why I Decided to Learn to Play the Keyboard

By Cheryl Therrien January 06, 2017

I will admit that I have been thinking about my age and my brain lately. What can I do to give my brain the best chance at staying healthy through my later years? Read More

How to Spice Up Your Life After 60 with Fun Celebrations

Doing dress-ups as a child, I could visualize all kinds of gala costumes. Dresses, accessories and textures that would befit the most beautiful expressions of the wishful designs. In my imagination there were many special events…

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Modeling After 60 – Is It for You?

By Alexandra Kathryn Mosca June 30, 2022

In 2006, I was part of a modeling shoot for the now-defunct MORE magazine, the first magazine geared for the over-40 woman. I had done some modeling in the past, and it was exciting to be in front of the camera again as I was getting closer to 50…

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How to Live an Extraordinary Life at Any Age

By Michael MacDonald June 29, 2022

What does living an extraordinary life mean to you? World travel? Sky diving? Writing a best-selling novel? These life experiences and accomplishments are exciting. But what about all of the life in between these peak experiences? Don’t we want each day to be extraordinary?

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The “W” Word – What Being a Widow Means to Me

By Elena Karplus June 27, 2022

The realization that I was going to be known as “a widow” was one of the aftershocks of losing my husband. The power of the word itself, the images and feelings…

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50 Gift Ideas for 70th Birthday

By Margaret Manning June 22, 2022

Your 70th birthday is a big one! I experienced it already, so I know. The inevitable question is, “What gift would you like?” It will come as no surprise that my first wish was to have my sons and grandchildren all together…

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