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Dealing with Grief and Fears

Grief is a part of life. This doesn’t make it easy to deal with. Maybe you have a fear of dying. Perhaps you’re dealing with the loss of a loved one. You are not alone. We’re here to help.

6 Meaningful Steps to Take Charge of End of Life Care
6 days ago

6 Meaningful Steps to Take Charge of End of Life Care

By  •  Mindset

Those of us who have watched our parents slip into old age, face multiple health challenges and then pass through death’s door, know that the end-of-life journey can be tricky. Modern medicine has made old age more possible…
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An Emergency Hospital Visit During Lockdown? Yes, It Happens!
1 week ago

An Emergency Hospital Visit During Lockdown? Yes, It Happens!

We’re all a bit scared right now. Indeed, if we aren’t, we should be. The tentacles of Covid-19 are everywhere and getting worse. And we are warned that health systems are under serious strain. In England, where the new, more contagious…
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Will 2021 Be the Year of the Older Woman?
2 weeks ago

Will 2021 Be the Year of the Older Woman?

By  •  Mindset

The start of the year is a popular time to reflect. So, I’m inclined to be a little philosophical as we greet 2021 while pulling ourselves out of the abyss of the past year and catching our collective breath. I know there’s nothing…
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January Is National Journaling Month
3 weeks ago

January Is National Journaling Month

By  •  Lifestyle

I’ve been journaling since the age of 10, when my mother gave me a journal to help me cope with the death of my grandmother, who’d been my caretaker. Little did I realize that my mother’s seemingly simple gesture would set the stage…
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The Very Real Problem of Potential Guilt
1 month ago

The Very Real Problem of Potential Guilt

With Covid-19, we are drowning in statistics. Every day, I see the number of new cases, the number of hospitalisations, the number of deaths. For my country and the rest of the world. They are overwhelming, and it is hard to take them all in…
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Dreading the Holidays? 5 Tips for Planning
1 month ago

Dreading the Holidays? 5 Tips for Planning

The holiday lights are shining, Christmas trees are on display, the carols are playing, and presents are wrapped. Many people look forward to the festivities like no other, and the anticipation is as heartwarming as the actual holidays…
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There’s No Better Time to Confront Your Fears Than After 60
1 month ago

There’s No Better Time to Confront Your Fears Than After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you want to feel empowered? Energetic? Self-confident? One way to do that is by trying new things and confronting your fears. When you step outside your comfort zone and challenge yourself with a new sport, a new technology…
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How to Find Home Maintenance Services Without Getting Ripped Off
1 month ago

How to Find Home Maintenance Services Without Getting Ripped Off

It wasn’t until after my husband died that I realized how much I relied on him for home maintenance tasks. Whether it was unclogging the toilet or patching holes in the drywall, he did it all. Now that he’s gone, it’s fallen to me to get all…
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Grief, Yoga, and the Chakras: Yoga for Living with Loss
1 month ago

Grief, Yoga, and the Chakras: Yoga for Living with Loss

One of the loveliest lessons we have learned as we reach our 60s and beyond is that life is full of surprising twists and turns. What may have been a passing fancy becomes a life-long passion and major fork in the road. I once had a yoga…
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End of Life Planning is for Everyone: 5 Ways to Save Money on Death Care Costs
1 month ago

End of Life Planning is for Everyone: 5 Ways to Save Money on Death Care Costs

By  •  Family

Despite great advances in medical care, humans still have a 100% mortality rate. Yet fewer than 30% of adults do any end-of-life planning: wills or trusts, advance medical directives and pre-need funeral planning…
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