Preparing to fall asleep by anesthesia brings sober but interesting thoughts to mind. Read the thoughts of an aging woman on reality, vulnerability, mortality, fallibility and accountability.
One of the greatest things about hanging out with the seniors was there humors way of looking at the world. They often told about funny things that happened to them in their life. Here are a few.
Coming home after years of living abroad, it is time to re-establish myself in the neighborhood and re-learn some basic facts. I begin again as a newcomer among new neighbors. It's an adventure.
Life @ 50 Can be beautiful, glamorous and meaningful, if you make certain changes in yourself by reinventing and re-energizing. Discover the new, you by embracing your age gracefully. Follow the rules
Research shows that singing improves quality of life, despite quality of voice. Read the physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and social benefits of singing. You may be inspired to sing daily.
The wisdom nuggets I teach best are those extracted from my personal situations. Some of them took years for me to understand. At 65, I begin to share them especially for those who walk behind me.
Growing up in the 50's and early 60's, we didn't realize how tough we had it. Imagine, no Internet, cell phones, video games or microwave popcorn. Hell, we didn't even have microwave ovens! Suffer along with this...
When outer beauty fades, inner beauty still shines in the aging. Here, we admire the beauty in four womanly virtues and appreciate their emphasis on being beautiful more than looking beautiful.
The falling incidence increases with age & makes elders susceptible to stumbling more often, even as falling happens to all of us. Trips are alarming when impact is very serious trauma - broken hip.
Seniors with healthy attitudes get excited about physical abilities they still have, not grieve about abilities they used to have. They recognize that body parts may not function as ably as they feel.