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10 Super Funny Cartoons About Getting Older

10 super funny and awesome comics about getting old, grandparents and grandchildren.

Why Women Need Fat

Diet is such an unpleasant word. (Anything that starts with “die” can’t be good, right?) But what if you just removed it from your vocabulary? According to some experts, not only should you stop dieting, you should eat more fat. That wasn’t a typo. “I always tell women you need fat like you need oil in your car,”...Read More

Some Life Lessons from Andy Rooney

Note: my daughter sent me these quotes by the incredible Andy Rooney. There’s only enough room to show some of them – will show the rest real soon. Enjoy! I’ve learned … that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person. …. that when you’re in love, it shows! … that just one person saying to me, “You’ve made my day!” ma...Read More

5 Important Issues With A Pain Relief Alternative

If you’re looking for a natural, plant-based anti-inflammatory product that is used by some forty million Americans as alternative, non-prescription approach for dealing with a variety of issues including pain, insomnia, fatigue and stress, you may want to consider hemp-based CBD. It appears it may be able to impact inflammation through its a...Read More

12 tips to stay married for over 30 years

If you want to know about marriage, ask someone with a lifetime of experience. Here we share the top tips from our community and how they stay happily married. Marriage comes first.  If you push your spouse down on your list of priorities, even your children will believe that marriage isn’t all that important. On the flip side, if they see yo...Read More

Hey Boomers! Travel Ailments? Here’s Some Help!

To travel is to live large, however even short trips can create physical and mental challenges including fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, and muscle and joint pain. These issues gather significance as we age, particularly if they impact existing health issues. I am one of those “Active Boomers” who loves to travel. As a long-time, wellness advocate who ...Read More

A Cognitive Test – For US!

This test is to ascertain your mental state now. If you get one right you are doing ok, if you get none right you better go for counseling. (I’ll meet you there.)   There are 4 test questions. Don’t miss one.       Giraffe Test How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?   Stop and think about it and decide on your answer...Read More

How Independent Living Gives You More Freedom to Do What You Want

When it comes time to hang up that work apron for the last time and transition into your well-earned retirement, it’s almost natural to feel like the sky’s the limit. You’ve got every single one of your golden years ahead of you, and you’re finally free to enjoy the fruits of your labor! Whether it’s pursuing hobbies you’ve always wanted to, travel...Read More

8 Simple Ways To Grow Happier With Age

As you age, the more you know, the more likely that you will feel like “you know everything”, which means you are closed minded.

3 “Musts” When Downsizing for Retirement

Downsizing means to make something smaller. No matter if that ‘something’ is an old CD collection or the big pile of junk in your garage. But when you’re facing reducing everything you own so you can retire to a neat little cottage for a well-earned life of leisure, it’s another matter altogether. It’s your whole life! Downsizing: Here’s What You N...Read More

How To Find Purpose After You Stop Working

So, you’ve finally made it to the big day: retirement. Maybe you’ve been looking forward to traveling the world when you no longer have work responsibilities. Perhaps you’re excited to try a new hobby. Or maybe you haven’t figured out yet what you want out of the next chapter of your life.    It’s true that without a typical work week to keep you b...Read More

Five Tips for Long Distance Relationships

  Absence makes hearts grow fonder is a familiar adage. But in this era when everything changes by the second, this saying sparks a doubt. Does distance make our hearts grow fonder or make memories fade?  Whether you want to keep alive a spark of romance, or nurture a grandchild who misses your special touch, maintaining long distance relation...Read More

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