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How to Make Friends as an Adult

For most of our lives, our social relationships are accidental. Then, in our 60s, we find ourselves wondering how to make friends as an adult. This is not a trivial question. Having strong social ties is good for our health and happiness. Let’s explore this topic together.

Why Friendship Matters More Than Ever: The Case for Face to Face Friendship After 60
2 years ago

Why Friendship Matters More Than Ever: The Case for Face to Face Friendship After 60

Friendship matters more than ever as we get older. Friends keep us active and engaged. They keep us connected to the world around us. Read More

Looking for Connections and a Sense of Purpose After 60? Why Not Join Toastmasters or Rotary International Club?
2 years ago

Looking for Connections and a Sense of Purpose After 60? Why Not Join Toastmasters or Rotary International Club?

Recently, I thought about the many possibilities available all around the world where one can find meaning and connection while serving others. Many people believe their world narrows after a certain age which is true when you lose connection. Read More

6 Ways to Make New Friends as an Older Adult by Talking to Strangers
2 years ago

6 Ways to Make New Friends as an Older Adult by Talking to Strangers

At the risk of sounding like I’m advocating that you become one of those unaware old folks who try to engage strangers – inappropriately, in extended conversations – I’m going to say this anyway: “DO talk to strangers.” Read More

5 Amazing Ways That Tea Brings People Together
2 years ago

5 Amazing Ways That Tea Brings People Together

Tea not only has an incredibly rich history, but it also happens to be the number two drink in the world. It comes in second only to water. Read More

4 Surefire Ways to Make New Friends at Any Age
2 years ago

4 Surefire Ways to Make New Friends at Any Age

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If you are starting over and feeling lonely, just remember that you can make new friends at any age. If you think that sounds like work, it is. But, it’s necessary and worthwhile. Read More

3 Phrases You Can Use to Form Strong Relationships After 60
2 years ago

3 Phrases You Can Use to Form Strong Relationships After 60

Research is clear that if we want to stay healthy and to thrive we need to develop and maintain strong relationships. According to the Mayo Clinic, adults with strong relationships live longer than their peers who have less vital relationships. Read More

Discover the Power of Words to Create Meaningful Conversations After 60
2 years ago

Discover the Power of Words to Create Meaningful Conversations After 60

I love the power of words and how you can re-arrange them in such a way to create impact. But how do you do that when meeting people? Read More

Why Boomers May Need a BFF
2 years ago

Why Boomers May Need a BFF

Recently, I was listening to the radio in the car, and one of my favorite songs from my college days, Carole King’s “You’ve Got a Friend,” was playing.

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Celebrating 4 Decades of a Male/Female Friendship of Equals
2 years ago

Celebrating 4 Decades of a Male/Female Friendship of Equals

One enchanted evening, 37 years ago, I met Ann at an industry dinner party. Sitting next to one another at a large round table in a noisy restaurant, conversation soon revealed we’d both grown up in Brooklyn, attended – at different times – the same high school and college, and later lived one block from each another on the same street in Manhattan.  Read More

5 Sure-fire Strategies for Making Friends and Ending Loneliness After 60
2 years ago

5 Sure-fire Strategies for Making Friends and Ending Loneliness After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

I was leaning back in my chair laughing so hard that I nearly fell over. My belly hurt. The six of us at our table were nearly in hysterics. It took us several minutes to get under control before the conversation continued. All of us wiped laughter tears from our cheeks. We couldn’t wait for the next story. Read More