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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!

Using Family Meetings to Resolve Eldercare Issues
4 months ago

Using Family Meetings to Resolve Eldercare Issues

By  •  Aging

Coping with a parent’s aging process can be challenging and filled with questions. For example, is it better for the parent to age in place with caregivers visiting the home on a regular basis? Or is it better to find an assisted living facility…
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10 Warning Signs You or a Loved One May Need Assisted Living
4 months ago

10 Warning Signs You or a Loved One May Need Assisted Living

By  •  Aging

Aging is a challenging process that affects everyone differently. Some people may experience moderate physical or mental declines, such as challenges navigating stairs or needing assistance with housework or lawn care…
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These 4 Pillars of Longevity Support the Fountain of Youth
5 months ago

These 4 Pillars of Longevity Support the Fountain of Youth

Legend has it that the explorer Ponce de Leon wasn’t just looking to establish a Spanish colony in the new world; he was looking for the fountain of youth. And 500 years later, the search is still on. Read More

Are Older Drivers Dangerous? How to Sharpen Your Driving Skills After 60
5 months ago

Are Older Drivers Dangerous? How to Sharpen Your Driving Skills After 60

I can still remember how excited I was when I got my driving license. In addition to giving me an enormous sense of pride and independence, it also was tangible proof that I was now really a “grown up” with all the rights and privileges that came with it. Read More

5 Ways to Dramatically Reduce Stress and Find Balance in Life After 60
5 months ago

5 Ways to Dramatically Reduce Stress and Find Balance in Life After 60

I’ve spent a lifetime aging. And, if you are part of the boomer generation, you know what I mean.

Sometimes the decades go by and you wake up and you’re 64! How did that happen? Where did the time go? Read More

6 Unexpected Gift Ideas for Women Over 60
6 months ago

6 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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7 Meaningful 90th Birthday Gift Ideas
6 months ago

7 Meaningful 90th Birthday Gift Ideas

Do you know someone who will be blowing out 90 candles on their birthday cake? Ok, it’s probably not a good idea to put 90 candles on a birthday cake, but you know what I mean. Celebrating 90 years of life is quite a big deal…
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13 Powerful Lessons for Aging Well, Inside and Out
6 months ago

13 Powerful Lessons for Aging Well, Inside and Out

By  •  Mindset

Life is short. Take the trip. Buy the shoes. Eat the cake. (Anonymous)

The older I get, the harder it is to argue with this advice. Knee deep into my sixth decade, I’ve gathered a few more pearls of wisdom along the way. These lessons are helping me blaze an easier trail through my journey of aging. Read More

You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Start Believing You’re Over the Hill
6 months ago

You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Start Believing You’re Over the Hill

By  •  Mindset

How old is really old?

Apparently, the answer depends on the age of the person responding to the question. Read More

10 Caregiver Tips to Use if You Are Feeling a Little Overwhelmed
6 months ago

10 Caregiver Tips to Use if You Are Feeling a Little Overwhelmed

I signed up for my caregiving journey quickly. My strong, healthy, WWII-hero Dad had to be taken off an airplane in a wheelchair. He had gotten so sick during the flight the attendants were concerned for his well-being. Read More