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!

2 months ago

Worried About Your Parents Being Elderly Drivers? How to Know When They Should Stop

Are you worried about the safety of your elderly parents driving? It’s common for adult children to start worrying about an aging parent’s driving skills. It can, however, be tough to start that conversation. It’s a sensitive topic, especially for older adults…

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2 months ago

7 Unexpected Gift Ideas for Women Over 60

I’ll be the first to admit that finding gift ideas for women over 60 is tough – even when you’re one yourself! As I’ve gotten a little older, I’ve started to notice that buying presents for my friends has become more difficult…

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2 months ago

The Good, Bad, and Ugly Truths of Aging

Are you 60? How about 70? Maybe you have crossed 80? What about 90? If you’re past 60, there are certain truths that you have definitely encountered…

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2 months ago

Ending Ageism Creatively: Exposing Harmful Stereotypes of Older People

Can you spot the ageism in this headline for a health article in Best Life magazine?  20 Easy Ways to Look a Decade Younger: From Sunup to Sundown, Here’s a Full-Day’s Worth of Hacks to Make Sure You Always Look Your Absolute Best Meg LaPorte says this kind of fear-based marketing aimed at older adults […]

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2 months ago

Are You Feeling Older Than You Really Are?

Is your age showing? Are you anxious that you are acting older than you are, or feeling older than you are, or are becoming irrelevant or invisible? Please, relax. You are only showing your age if you buy into the clichés…

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2 months ago

Has Your Age Become an Excuse for Not Really Living? Here’s What to Do!

My car has a feature which I find totally annoying. When I’m close to what the ‘powers-that-be’ determined is my next required maintenance, a little box pops up on the dash-screen announcing “Maintenance required soon!..”

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2 months ago

How the Words of My Granddaughter Shifted My Mindset

One day on a recent visit to New Mexico, I was setting on the couch with my 10-year-old granddaughter, Giada. We were writing in our journals; a lovely tradition we started when she was three. Now every time I come to visit, she wakes up earlier…

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2 months ago

Looking and Feeling Young… Beyond 80!

It has been my ‘lot’ in life to always look younger than I am. It doesn’t help that I am also small. There are a number of people like me about. I am sure we would all agree that it was terrible when we were younger…

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2 months ago

Aging Well Is Hard Work… But, It’s Worth it!

The road I live on isn’t paved. It stretches for a mile – a dusty avenue wide enough for two vehicles, and treacherous after a heavy rain. I knew this a dozen years ago when we found our property, which ultimately became our home…

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2 months ago

6 Smart Ways to Save on Healthcare Costs

If you’re pinching pennies trying to save up for a big trip this summer, the biggest hurdle you face may be rising healthcare costs. Whether it’s co-pays on supplemental insurance plans, expensive prescriptions, or even everyday medical equipment…

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