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Getting Older

Getting older isn’t a popular concept. There are so many aging stereotypes and myths, that many of us grow up fearing our 50th or 60th birthdays. In reality, getting older can be a blessing. For starters, the older you get, the better you know yourself. In addition, you finally have the time to explore your passions. Let’s explore and celebrate the aging process together!

10 Things That Aren’t Coming Back with Age – And 10 New Ones That You Can Discover Now!
1 day ago

10 Things That Aren’t Coming Back with Age – And 10 New Ones That You Can Discover Now!

I know almost every woman over 60 bemoans certain assets they had previously, which are no more. One woman’s loss isn’t necessarily your own but most of us can empathise if not sympathise. I know this because I have very thick hair…
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Over 60? Here’s How to Deal with the Feeling that Time is Running Out
1 week ago

Over 60? Here’s How to Deal with the Feeling that Time is Running Out

By  •  Mindset

A ticking clock in your home can affect you in ways you may not realize.

One of the primary effects of living with a ticking clock is that you are likely to feel that time is limited or running out for you. This is because the constant background ticking noise provides a continual reminder that time is passing. Your conscious mind soon learns to tune it out but your subconscious continues to hear every tick.
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What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”
2 weeks ago

What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”

By  •  Mindset

We use the word old to describe millions of people, things and events every day. Old friend, old pal, old man, old woman, old boy, old fool, old chap, old love, old tree, old book, old chair, old-fashioned, older than dirt!
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Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?
2 weeks ago

Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?

By  •  Dating

Have you ever heard the saying, “The brain is the sexiest organ in the body”? For as long as I can remember, I’ve been physically attracted to intelligent, well-spoken men. Don’t get me wrong. I enjoy looking at a silver fox…
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Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About
3 weeks ago

Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About

What comes to mind when you think of aging? Due to the stereotypes perpetuated by rampant ageism in our society, most of us don’t associate aging with positive images. As a physical therapist, my mission is to change the way people…
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Was Turning 60 an Unhappy Birthday for You?
3 weeks ago

Was Turning 60 an Unhappy Birthday for You?

Celebrating 60 was a long time in coming for me. “It’s shocking,” I would say to friends as it started to sink in that August was right around the corner, and I was fast approaching a milestone I did not look forward to. My reaction would not have surprised anyone. I had always been age averse…
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7 Anti-Aging Tricks that Every Woman Over 60 Should Know
1 month ago

7 Anti-Aging Tricks that Every Woman Over 60 Should Know

If I see one more online ad with a tagline like “Doctors hate her! Discover the one weird trick this woman used to look 10 years younger,” I’m going to scream. I’m not sure what makes me more frustrated – the fact…
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Is Living with Pain Stopping You from Enjoying Life After 60?
1 month ago

Is Living with Pain Stopping You from Enjoying Life After 60?

Is pain a growing fear as you age? Is it part of your identity once you pass the sixty gate? When I was ten years old, a boy swung a shovel with a rusty corner at a bee. I had just stooped down to the ground to pick something up…
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The Epic Life: Or, Are You Aging Gracefully?
2 months ago

The Epic Life: Or, Are You Aging Gracefully?

By  •  Lifestyle

The phrase “aging gracefully” implies that there is a way to age disgracefully. If you’ll pardon my badly-disguised chuckle, I’m so happy to be aging in the first place, given our times, that the idea that there is a way to mess…
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How to Find Joy in Growing Older
2 months ago

How to Find Joy in Growing Older

By  •  Mindset

I often ask seniors what it feels to be old, and I receive a multitude of answers. One person told me they use the word “older” instead of “old.” To her it feels good to grow older, but not be old. Another person told me when her body…
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