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Holidays

Holidays like Christmas, Grandparents Day, Halloween and New Years offer opportunities to spend time with the people we care about most. In this section, we will discuss holiday ideas to bring you closer to your friends and family.

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year
1 year ago

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year

Has 2018 been challenging for you? Getting older is not for sissies. Some of us face substantial family or financial problems. Sometimes the days can seem grim. Read More

Let’s Celebrate Our Timeless Family Traditions. They Matter!
1 year ago

Let’s Celebrate Our Timeless Family Traditions. They Matter!

By  •  Family

The kitchen is often known as the heart of the home, and it has always been my favorite place during the holiday season. The hustle and bustle start shortly after Halloween as the grocery lists get started, and the famous family recipes emerge from their recipe boxes. Read More

The Surprising Truth About Celebrating Christmas Down Under
1 year ago

The Surprising Truth About Celebrating Christmas Down Under

By  •  Lifestyle

Christmas is white and pristine everywhere, isn’t it? Not so Down Under! For the Aussies’, Christmas is about hot sunny days, icy drinks, a cold, Christmas smorgasbord-style lunch shared with family and friends. Read More

7 Gift Giving Ideas for the Senior Fitness Fanatics
1 year ago

7 Gift Giving Ideas for the Senior Fitness Fanatics

Do you have a few blank spaces next to the names of friends and relatives who continue – or have begun – to pursue exercise or athletic endeavors in their senior years? Read More

Hectic Holidays? 3 Sites and Apps to Save You Time and Money This Winter
1 year ago

Hectic Holidays? 3 Sites and Apps to Save You Time and Money This Winter

You’re running around. You’re spending money. You’re starting to feel that familiar holiday-stress, that slippery-slope feeling: not enough time, too much spending. Read More

Practical Gifts for Grandma: 7 Gift Cards She Will Truly Appreciate
1 year ago

Practical Gifts for Grandma: 7 Gift Cards She Will Truly Appreciate

I was shocked when I first learned that gift cards are one of the most popular gifts for grandma. Even though I am in my 60s myself, I have to admit that I was influenced by the way that grandparents are portrayed in the movies and on TV. Read More

A Compassionate Christmas from One Generation to the Next
1 year ago

A Compassionate Christmas from One Generation to the Next

Do you want Christmas to be more than the dazzle of gifts and tinsel, either for yourself, or your child or grandchild? Read More

What Makes a Perfect Gift for a Caregiver: 4 Ideas You Can Consider This Christmas
1 year ago

What Makes a Perfect Gift for a Caregiver: 4 Ideas You Can Consider This Christmas

Most of us have at least one or two caregivers in our lives. As the holidays arrive and gift lists are being made, we often come at a loss when we need to think of an appropriate gift for caregivers. Read More

12 Unusual Tips Any Woman Over 60 Can Use to Chase Away the Blues
1 year ago

12 Unusual Tips Any Woman Over 60 Can Use to Chase Away the Blues

By  •  Mindset

The holidays tend to be charged with lots of emotion and plenty of myths about this ‘magical’ time of year, especially for those of us in the decades beyond 60. Wandering through a mall in search of the ideal gift can be exhausting. It’s a time of high expectations that often go unfulfilled…
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Living with Chronic Illness? A New Christmas Tree Mindset Approach Helps to Age Well Regardless
1 year ago

Living with Chronic Illness? A New Christmas Tree Mindset Approach Helps to Age Well Regardless

By  •  Mindset

Have your Christmas tree traditions changed over the years? Many of my friends have opted for artificial trees for ease and cost. This, at first, does make sense since they use the artificial trees year after year. Read More