money

Elevating How We Talk About Money

Elevating how we talk about money – hindsight from a Sandwich Generation Caregiver My membership in “The Sandwich Generation” club became real for me during a 3 week  period  when...
hometown

How To Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown

We think we know our hometown like the backs of our hands. We know the restaurants, the bookstores and coffee shops, the spots where crowds congregate on the weekends,...
tai chi

Tai Chi For The Aging Adult

If ever there were a “perfect” exercise regimen for aging adults, tai chi may be it. Consider this: Tai chi uses large, sweeping movements done at a slow, even...
grief

Understanding Loss And Grief As We Age

We generally associate grief with death. Someone has died and an empty space has been created in the lives of those who are left behind. This is the traditional understanding...
head south

Head South: Place Of The Dawning Sun

Winter to us means Find someplace warm! It can get very cold and uncomfortable in New York in the winter, something we’ve especially noticed as we grow older. To...

Motorhome: Homing In A House On Wheels

I’d been planning it for years. I wouldn’t retire but would downsize and move to a quiet small town close to nature. In British Columbia however, even quiet small...
memory

Your Memory Bank’s Not Gone, Just A Bit Overdrawn

People my age draw a lot of criticism regarding our memory. The critics don’t focus on the glorious memories we still have of things that happened in the good...