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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!

We Can’t Stop Aging – But Let’s Do It Fashionably and on Our Terms
2 days ago

We Can’t Stop Aging – But Let’s Do It Fashionably and on Our Terms

By  •  Mindset

I don’t mind getting older. I see it as a privilege and want to appreciate it fully. Yet, I find myself pushing back against things that “old” people do. For example, I just had my second eye surgery…
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Swollen Ankles? Bigger Shoes Are Not the Answer!
5 days ago

Swollen Ankles? Bigger Shoes Are Not the Answer!

I recently read that Meghan Markle – now the Duchess of Sussex – usually wears her shoes a size too big. According to one fashion expert, celebs sometimes go up a size or two when they wear heels for a long period of time to avoid swollen feet. Read More

Make Stretching a Part of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!
6 days ago

Make Stretching a Part of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!

Do you remember doing calisthenics in your gym class? You might recall the part where you had to try to touch your toes by bending over from a standing position or while sitting on the floor with your legs extended…
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Turning into Your Mother? Here’s What to Do
1 week ago

Turning into Your Mother? Here’s What to Do

By  •  Mindset

There’s a popular children’s song meant to inspire kids to exercise. It’s called Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes. If you’ve ever had children, grandchildren, step-children or just spent time with little kids, you’re undoubtedly familiar with it. Read More

Are You Set in Your Ways? Here’s How to Tell
1 week ago

Are You Set in Your Ways? Here’s How to Tell

By  •  Mindset

It’s not just our joints that we need to keep flexible as we get older. The trouble is, we find a steady way of doing things that works well for us. In fact, it’s always worked well for us…
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5 Reasons I Am Becoming a Grumpy Old Woman in My 60s
2 weeks ago

5 Reasons I Am Becoming a Grumpy Old Woman in My 60s

By  •  Mindset

I would guess that most people who know me see me as a cheerful older woman, with a good life and little to complain about. All this is true. Yet, at the same time, I can feel myself turning into a Grumpy Old Woman. Read More

What the 90-Year-olds Taught Me
4 weeks ago

What the 90-Year-olds Taught Me

By  •  Mindset

One evening after we’d been living at The Terraces for a few weeks, my husband looked around the dining room and said, “These people are all old. How do you feel about it?”
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Experiencing Cold Feet After 60? 8 Possible Causes and 3 Ways to Remedy the Situation
1 month ago

Experiencing Cold Feet After 60? 8 Possible Causes and 3 Ways to Remedy the Situation

If you are running through your entire stock of cozy winter socks every week, you might be wondering if there is something more you can do to keep your feet warm. Read More

Lies About Getting Older – Have You Heard of Them?
2 months ago

Lies About Getting Older – Have You Heard of Them?

This is not about being superior or judgmental or “lookitme.” It is, however, about choices. This man didn’t exercise before his accident. I did. Including yoga six days a week…

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Mature Women Are More Than Just Skin Deep
2 months ago

Mature Women Are More Than Just Skin Deep

As a writer, my audience consists of women of a certain era. Those of us who now occupy the years beyond youth. I am my own demographic, and I write from personal experience about exploring options and deciding what we want…
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