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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!

4 Reasons for Bloating During Menopause and What You Can Do to Find Relief
1 month ago

4 Reasons for Bloating During Menopause and What You Can Do to Find Relief

Bloating is prompted by indigestion or gas in the stomach and is most often associated with a protruding stomach. Women may also say their faces show signs of being bloated or use the term bloated feet.  Read More

Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About
2 months ago

Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About

What comes to mind when you think of aging? Due to the stereotypes perpetuated by rampant ageism in our society, most of us don’t associate aging with positive images…

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Approaching Retirement Alone? 3 Strategies to Stay Social, Happy and Healthy
2 months ago

Approaching Retirement Alone? 3 Strategies to Stay Social, Happy and Healthy

By  •  Mindset

Financial matters are the top concern for most women 60 and over. Last week, a research project by the National Council on Aging announced “unsurprising” data…
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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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3 Reasons Why Freedom Is the Gift of Getting Older
2 months ago

3 Reasons Why Freedom Is the Gift of Getting Older

When I was growing up in the 1960s, we were taught to never trust anyone over 30. That works great when you are 19, 20 and 21. When you approach 31, 40, 50, 60 and beyond, you may want to modify that stance. Read More

4 Key Ingredients for Successful Aging
2 months ago

4 Key Ingredients for Successful Aging

By  •  Mindset

Wikipedia defines successful aging as “physical, mental and social well-being in older age.” The authors of Successful Aging: The MacArthur Foundation Study, John Rowe, MD, and Robert Kahn, PhD, define it as “the cross-section between three components.” Read More

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

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

By  •  Mindset

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!” and stays on until I’ve acceded to its request. Read More

Let’s Challenge Aging Stereotypes with the Words We Use
2 months ago

Let’s Challenge Aging Stereotypes with the Words We Use

If you’re passed 60, you might be giving in to the misguided images that society has long promoted about being older. Read More

Learning to Love Your Aging Body – Ignore the Signs of Aging!
3 months ago

Learning to Love Your Aging Body – Ignore the Signs of Aging!

She is a famous author. At the time we met, she was in her early-to-mid fifties. What I noticed first about her were her feet, misshapen by bunions and corns, toes crowded and crossing over to form toe braids. Read More

6 Smart Ways to Save on Healthcare Costs
3 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. Read More