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I am Grateful to be My Age

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Last week, I had a realization I think many of you have also experienced. Dare I use the cliché—a life-shifting moment?

I will be sixty-two in the Fall. Turning sixty was monumental for me as for the few months before, and for many months after, I helplessly, unconsciously, parroted in … [Read More ...]

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Becoming the Older Generation

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Not long ago the last of my parents’ siblings, my father’s youngest sister, passed away. In the moment of her passing, I joined, like many others, the oldest generation alive– the senior generation of our family. This is a new sensation for me. My “elders” are all now gone, and … [Read More ...]

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One Ringy-Dingy, Two Ringy-Dingy…

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Frustrated and exasperated by scam callers? No matter our age, we are all inundated with unscrupulous boiler room calls. This is an especially serious problem for our more senior members of society. Today, I am addressing this growing, and possibly harmful issue with a few original tips I use … [Read More ...]

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What it Means to Age in Place

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Home…Going home…Being home. Those words envelop my soul, and bring a feeling of calm, of exhaling, of comfort, and warmth, and safety. One of my greatest fears, and a fear shared by mid-lifers and older adults I know, is not being able to stay at home until the angels call me/us … [Read More ...]