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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!

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers
5 days ago

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers

I often hear grandparents say, “I love spending time with the toddler grands but am glad to give them back to their parents at the end of the day. I’m exhausted, they have so much energy!” Read More

How Happy Do You Feel in Your Own Skin? Growing Old May Have Something to Do with It
1 week ago

How Happy Do You Feel in Your Own Skin? Growing Old May Have Something to Do with It

By  •  Mindset

An old friend and I were chatting recently via email. She had sent me a photograph she had taken of me earlier that day. I replied that it made me notice how very white my hair is and that I needed a haircut…
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Coping with Our 60-Plus Year-Old Bodies – Is It Even Possible?
2 weeks ago

Coping with Our 60-Plus Year-Old Bodies – Is It Even Possible?

When my son, now in his late 30s, was about five years old, he made a remark that has stayed with me ever since. He had gone through a stage, thankfully brief, when he would pee unexpectedly, leaving a small visible stain on his trousers. Read More

Live Bolder as You Grow Older by Replenishing Your Energy Checking Account
3 weeks ago

Live Bolder as You Grow Older by Replenishing Your Energy Checking Account

By  •  Making Money

Aging? Anti-aging? What’s your vocabulary, and what does it say about growing older?

To me, the word aging suggests we’re going in the wrong direction, and anti-aging suggests we’re fighting against it tooth and nail. Neither feels quite right to me.

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4 Important Life Lessons I Learned from Older Friends
3 weeks ago

4 Important Life Lessons I Learned from Older Friends

By  •  Mindset

Like other women my age, I’ve skimmed the surface of a lot of relationships. I’ve spent hours in small talk and nodded politely during countless introductions to people I’ve long since forgotten…
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How Can We Embrace the Shifts That Occur as We Age
3 weeks ago

How Can We Embrace the Shifts That Occur as We Age

Have you experienced shifts in your priorities, your goals, and even your dreams throughout your 60s and beyond? Shifts are those changes in our thinking and our attitudes that evolve as we age…
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Learning to Love Your Aging Body – Ignore the Signs of Aging!
4 weeks ago

Learning to Love Your Aging Body – Ignore the Signs of Aging!

She is a famous author. At the time we met, she was in her early-to-mid fifties. What I noticed first about her were her feet, misshapen by bunions and corns, toes crowded and crossing over to form toe braids. Read More

16 Truths About Reaching 60 – the Universal and the Personal
4 weeks ago

16 Truths About Reaching 60 – the Universal and the Personal

Any article with a title that promises to deliver the truth about anything, especially being 60 and over, must of necessity be written in broad strokes. It just isn’t possible to cover it all. There are too many variables, too many options…
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The Importance of Vitamin C for Older Women… and a Few Problem Signs
4 weeks ago

The Importance of Vitamin C for Older Women… and a Few Problem Signs

For the longest time, I used to associate vitamin C deficiency with scurvy. Maybe this was from watching too many pirate movies when I was younger or my interest in maritime history that came from growing up on an island. For whatever reason, whenever I heard about not getting enough vitamin C in my diet, I immediately conjured up visions of toothless pirates in the 18th Century. Read More

Losing Your Memory in the Details – It Can Get You in a Knot!
1 month ago

Losing Your Memory in the Details – It Can Get You in a Knot!

It is a well-known fact that we begin to lose our memories as we age. I’m not talking about serious conditions like dementia, but just day-to-day problems of bringing something to mind. Much of it isn’t too important…
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