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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!

Will Your Current Home Adapt to Your Needs as You Age?
19 hours ago

Will Your Current Home Adapt to Your Needs as You Age?

By  •  Lifestyle

After caring for my parents, I looked long and hard at my lifestyle. I knew urgent changes weren’t necessary, but carefully assessing my situation made me feel in control of the future…
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How Our Thoughts Shape Our Future When We Reach the 60 Threshold
20 hours ago

How Our Thoughts Shape Our Future When We Reach the 60 Threshold

Not many generations ago, aging was considered a privilege, and those who lived the longest were considered to be important members of society and keepers of the wisdom necessary for survival…
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Driving After 60: I Don’t Want to Do It Anymore but Can’t Let Go Either
2 days ago

Driving After 60: I Don’t Want to Do It Anymore but Can’t Let Go Either

Have you noticed as you get older that driving a car is a little more challenging? I do and frankly, if I can avoid doing it, I will. It’s not that I’ve become doddering and frail, but it just isn’t an activity I enjoy…
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What is a Geriatrician and When Do You Need One?
3 days ago

What is a Geriatrician and When Do You Need One?

If you were looking for a mechanic to work on your car, you would almost certainly want to work with someone who had experience with your car’s make and model. So, why should finding a doctor after 60 be any different?
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Look 3 Years Younger for Free? Surprising New Study Says that Facial Exercises Take Years Off Your Face
2 weeks ago

Look 3 Years Younger for Free? Surprising New Study Says that Facial Exercises Take Years Off Your Face

By the time we reach our 60s, most of us have given up on anti-aging pills and potions. In fact, most of us don’t want to look younger; we just want to look radiant and full of life. This is why I prefer the term “positive aging” to “anti-aging.” Read More

The Power of Perspective in the Life of a 60-Plus Year Old Woman
3 weeks ago

The Power of Perspective in the Life of a 60-Plus Year Old Woman

By  •  Mindset

Early this morning, I woke up in Washington DC, where I’m going to be delivering a speech in the late afternoon. I’m sitting at my desk in the sweet early hours, my workout gear on, ready to head out to the first floor where I know the gym is located. Read More

It’s Time for a Candid Conversation with Your 80-Year-Old Self
3 weeks ago

It’s Time for a Candid Conversation with Your 80-Year-Old Self

A year ago, when I turned 60 and decided that I want to live at least 40 more years, I started my 100th Year Project, not knowing how it would change my life. Read More

How to Fall in Love with Getting Older
3 weeks ago

How to Fall in Love with Getting Older

By  •  Mindset

I love getting older! How many women do you know who feel that way?

Sure, my body is changing, and my eyesight may not be as good as it used to be, but I consider that a gauntlet thrown by Mother Nature to keep me active, eating healthy and working out on a regular basis. I accept the challenge! Read More

9 Habits You Can Cultivate to Prevent Turning into a Grumpy Old Woman
3 weeks ago

9 Habits You Can Cultivate to Prevent Turning into a Grumpy Old Woman

You probably know a grumpy old person. They aren’t fun to be around, and if you let them, they can suck all of the energy out of a room. It is difficult to be in the company of a grumpy old person – male or female – and when we must, we often do it out of obligation. Read More

4 Benefits of Staying in Your Own Home a Little Longer – While Starting Your Next Tree
3 weeks ago

4 Benefits of Staying in Your Own Home a Little Longer – While Starting Your Next Tree

When I moved into my newly built home 10 years ago, the city planted small trees on the front lawns of most of the homes. While many homeowners got spindly young saplings, I was fortunate enough to get a tall…
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