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How to meet someone new at an older age

Finding a potential date is a different process in your sixties than it is in your twenties, but don’t let that stop you. Age doesn’t have to prevent you from going out and enjoying life.... Read More

I Am Different: Illness-based Identity

How we view ourselves—our identity—is based on what we do, the roles we play, activities we enjoy, affiliations we have, the values that structure our lives, our abilities, and relationships. When a meaningful part of a loved one’s life is lost, their self-perception and place in the world may change.... Read More

Aging Well: A Retirement Challange

As I age (yes, even me) it is hard not to notice certain body parts aren't quite the same. Squatting down to pick up something from a bottom shelf is now accompanied by a few groans as my knees protest. Standing back up takes a focus on the goal of becoming vertical again without help... Read More

Marriage After Retirement: What Are The Odds of Being Happy?

A satisfying retirement requires lots of pieces to fit and work together. Obviously, your financial situation must be sufficient to support you. Your health, or lack of it, will play a huge role in how much you enjoy your time after work. But, if you are asking my opinion, the quality of your marriage or committed relationship is the one factor that will be more important than all the rest in how happy your retirement lifestyle turns out to be.... Read More

Songs of Faith – Anchors the Soul

Has your faith gotten stronger, as you’ve gotten older? I know mine has. Many of the elders I talk to and interview are quick to share that their belief in God gives them a deep sense of solace. They also say that their faith has never been stronger than it is now... Read More

What Will Be Your Legacy?

What is a legacy? Most dictionaries define it as a gift of money or property for someone after you die.
The second way to think of a legacy is something that has been achieved that continues to exist after someone's death... Read More

Waiting for the day - battling the hope / crash cycle

Every morning I receive an email with the latest medical research and discoveries. It isn't abnormal to have something appear at least once a week related to Alzheimer's....Read More

Self Love and Romantic Love

Four years ago, when I was 62, I fell in love. Even though my face was lined and my figure no longer perfect, I felt 16 years old inside. ... Read More

Spirituality and aging: How to talk to elderly parents about what's most important

Spirituality and aging is a topic that many people shy away from. They view the realm of the spirit as private, personal, or best left to professionals. ... Read More

Remember the sick and the shut-in's

I remember church bulletins and services in my childhood years where members of various congregations and denominations were asked to "remember to pray for our sick and shut-in members." ...Read the rest of the story

Where are you living right now?

You see the circles above? If you reflect back on how much time you spend thinking about your past, present and future -- where are you most of the time? What is the percentage of time you spend thinking about events that happened in the past, or your real present situation or the wishes and plans you have for the future? ...Read the rest of the story

Getting support from your spiritual beliefs

As a caregiver, life often becomes demanding, requiring more of yourself than you want to give or feel able to give leaving you wondering how to cope with it all. where can you turn to gain some stability?... Read the rest of the story

PERCEPTION : . . . Something To Think About . . .

In Washington , DC , at a Metro Station, on a cold January morning in
2007, this man with a violin played six Bach pieces for about 45
minutes. During that time, approximately 2,000 people went through
the station, most of them on their way to work. After about 3
minutes, a middle-aged man noticed that there was a musician playing.
He slowed his pace and stopped for a few seconds, and then he hurried
on to meet his schedule. Read the rest of the story

Dr. Bertha Williams shares her wisdom!

"Wisdom to Share" is part of a campaign to increase awareness and appreciation of aging.

Produced by Molly Gleason, Graduate Student at USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Los Angeles, and a manager with Sunrise Senior Living.

Wise and Wonderful

Sarah Collins The Little Guide to Big Changes Wellness Care Today Visualize a flower becoming a bud, and then slowly growing into the beautiful flower it is meant to become. This is a great metaphor of the journey of life. Just as a flower reaches its peak of beauty at full maturity, the senior years […]

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