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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.

Will 2021 Be the Year of the Older Woman?
3 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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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4 F’s for Navigating Through Those Difficult Times
4 months ago

4 F’s for Navigating Through Those Difficult Times

We all know that challenges are a part of life. Yet we are never prepared for them when they appear at our door. “Why are you here, things are going well, leave me alone.” We all get those knocks – the knocks of life…
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How Losing a Sibling Changed My Life Forever
4 months ago

How Losing a Sibling Changed My Life Forever

By  •  Family

If you live to be over 60, loss is inevitable. I anticipated the loss of my parents, knowing the day was looming when they would pass on as part of the natural order of life. What I didn’t prepare for was losing my sister, Linda…
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