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How to Stay Safe in Your 60s with Low-tech Safety Accessories
1 month ago

How to Stay Safe in Your 60s with Low-tech Safety Accessories

Being properly prepared for our own safety is important for everyone.

For those of us over 60 years of age it’s imperative we not only stay active to maintain as much strength as possible, but that we supplement our strength with accessories, which may or may not have a bit of flash and sash to them. Read More

How to Improve Your Life as You Go Through the Stages of Retirement
1 month ago

How to Improve Your Life as You Go Through the Stages of Retirement

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I have now made it through the first two weeks of my ‘retirement’. One thing I realized is that I was already starting to lose track of the days but was saved by my pill box! As long as I remember to take my pills each day, then I’ll remind myself of what day it actually is. Read More

Thinking About Starting a Garden? Learn from My Mistakes and Successes!
1 month ago

Thinking About Starting a Garden? Learn from My Mistakes and Successes!

Have you thought about growing your own garden? There are no excuses such as space or soil. If you have even a small patio, you can grow many veggies and herbs in pots. Read More

Privacy Versus Convenience: Are You Ok with Trade-Off in Our Digital World?
1 month ago

Privacy Versus Convenience: Are You Ok with Trade-Off in Our Digital World?

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We have cameras and smart TVs in our homes. We plug our destinations into Google Maps. We speak to Siri, Google, and Alexa and allow them to listen in on our everyday activities. In a world of smartphones and smart homes…
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How to Improve the Quality of Your Transition to Retirement
2 months ago

How to Improve the Quality of Your Transition to Retirement

Similar to the positive, indelible first impression one wants to make on the first day of work, a signature transition to retirement can be just as meaningful. Read More

Arranging Family Photos in Your Senior Years Can Bring a New Perspective and Purpose to Your Life
2 months ago

Arranging Family Photos in Your Senior Years Can Bring a New Perspective and Purpose to Your Life

For most of my life, I looked at family photos as most others did – they were little snippets of time. I would pick up a few envelopes of prints and flip through the 20 or 36 photos inside…
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When I Go: Burial Options from Near and Far
2 months ago

When I Go: Burial Options from Near and Far

One of the songs I have always loved is When I Go by Dave Carter and Tracy Grammar, written two years before Dave’s untimely death at age 49…
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How the Wisdom of the Older Generation Can Strip Limitations and Point to Longevity
2 months ago

How the Wisdom of the Older Generation Can Strip Limitations and Point to Longevity

My husband and I were out of state, celebrating our wedding anniversary when his heart stopped beating. I was 39 years old and suddenly, despite my best efforts, I was a widow…
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Entertaining Like a Millionaire on a Retirement Budget
2 months ago

Entertaining Like a Millionaire on a Retirement Budget

I have long believed that taking someone into your home and giving them a meal is one of the kindest and most luxurious things you can do. The world is a noisy, busy place.

We are all involved in our own little dramas. And the act of being invited in from the cold (even when it’s hot!) is a true delight. To be treated kindly, to be fed is a luxury of the highest order. Read More

Downsizing Your Home as a 60+ Woman: Facing the Discomfort of Uncertainty
2 months ago

Downsizing Your Home as a 60+ Woman: Facing the Discomfort of Uncertainty

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The only thing in life that’s certain is death. Everything else is to the contrary. Now that’s not very comfortable for most of us. We tend to be most comfortable living with the illusion of certainty…
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