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From Rush Hour to Rest Hour: Finding Joy in Life’s Pauses

By Mary Flett April 13, 2024

Here I am, waiting for Spring to arrive and Winter to finally release its grip, and I feel like I am stuck in rush hour traffic. I am idling and unable to move forward until others move first, and I have no power or influence to get them going. The folks behind…

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Don’t Put Off Making the Hard Choices

By Sherry Bronson April 08, 2024

This week I was faced with the task of filling out an Advanced Directive document. It’s the paperwork that lets others know how I want to die. Do I want to be resuscitated? Well… that depends… However, the questions do not include case scenarios…

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7 Steps to Help You Deal with Anger After 60

By Sally Fox April 08, 2024

Anger is natural, but when it builds up in us, it can be incapacitating, causing us to lash out at others, or lash out at ourselves and lead to depression. When anger threatens to overwhelm your day, here’s a way you can shift your mood…

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Find Empowerment by Stepping Beyond Your Comfort Zone

By Linda Ward April 04, 2024

Lately, some of my friends have been saying this old adage, “Time is short.” When we step forward into another birthday, we know this. I’ve noticed that as my birthday numbers increase, I feel safer saying no to opportunities that require effort or are slightly…

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Why Are Older People Drinking More?

By Janet Gourand April 01, 2024

Alcohol use among senior citizens is on the rise. Although historically older adults were less likely to drink than younger adults, recent studies show that older adults are now drinking more frequently and in larger quantities than in the past…

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Coping When Nothing Makes Sense

By Diane Bruno March 26, 2024

As a life coach, I always find myself guiding others through the twists and turns of life. Yet, there are moments when even I am left struggling with the sheer randomness and cruelty that life can throw our way. Recently, the news of a friend’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis…

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Don’t Talk Yourself Out of Embracing Life

By Ardith Bowman March 19, 2024

Have you ever wanted to try something new or make some kind of change in your life and then not follow through? We all do it! Yet, not following through can detract from us living the full and happy life we imagine, deserve and that can support healthy aging…

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How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s

By Sally Dowling March 16, 2024

I can remember learning to knit as a small child and being delighted when I produced a hideous scarf, full of holes and dropped stitches and strangely wider at one end than the other. My real passion for knitting began when I was about 14…

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Making Over Starr, The Woman Who Decided to Live

By Suzanne Blons March 09, 2024

When I met Starr, I saw the incredible strength in her choice to live. I saw it in her eyes and in her aliveness to plunge into seemingly overwhelming situations like moving to a foreign country, learning another language, and becoming fit and healthy…

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Best Hairstyles for Women Over 70

By Sixty and Me March 03, 2024

Are you contemplating a makeover for your hairstyle? Have you stuck to the same look for an extended period and feel it’s time for a change? In the past, societal expectations often dictated that women over 70 should maintain a specific…

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