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.
Is it over? Is there life after 60? Can a person achieve goals and dreams after retirement? The answers to these questions and many more are examined here. Journey with me.
If you're moving an elderly relative into a care home then you need to try to ensure they're not missing anything, that the move is as seamless as possible. Of course you'll forget or overlook some things, but it's a good idea to think through what their needs might be and get them organised up...
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.
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
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.
When we are young, we rarely understand the emotional and physical changes we will experience when old. If you know what to expect, you can take steps now to deal with solving some problems the elderly face.
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 baby boomer as he recalls his deprived childhood.
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.
We all look forward to that day when we are no longer employed in the work force. Unfortunately, life sometimes take us places that we had not originally anticipated. Take time now to prepare.