Tackling a lifelong to-do can be really enjoyable
By Louise Jackson for Next Avenue
Every Thursday night, I drive to the gym, wriggle into a swimsuit that does nothing to hide my bulging belly or my wrinkled, sagging underarms, put on swim goggles that make me look a bit like someone from outer space, grab my cane to help keep my
Humorous and helpful ideas to get savvy about electronics and apps
By Barbara Crowley for Next Avenue
(Editor’s Note: This article is a reader-submitted essay.)
I believe my generation, the boomers, will change the way the world views aging.
I think we’ll do this by railing against getting old, whereas the generations before us just sat back
If you have been past Norma “Jeanie” Gegg’s room recently at Farmington Presbyterian Manor, you may have been treated to an impromptu art exhibit right there in the hall.
Jeanie’s son, Tim Gegg, told us his mother has
Those milestone birthdays can add up to major savings
By Irene S. Levine for Next Avenue
The next time you travel, ask about a “senior discount.” You may discover there are fabulous perks to reaching those milestone birthdays. Many hotels, restaurants, transportation companies, entertainment venues and big-box stores offer age-related
Use these ‘light’ tips to brighten your days.
By Patricia Corrigan for Next Avenue
When the sun wakes up late and slips away before the workday ends, when many a day is dark and gray, when it’s Groundhog Day and even an early spring seems far away, many large, hairy mammals — Punxsutawney Phil, included — choose to hibernate.
Halfway through, I’ve got a pile of junk and gained some wisdom, too
I used to be able to put all of my belongings in a 1985 Honda Accord and still see out the back.
Now, I can barely see out of some of the windows of our four-bedroom house. What happened?!
Here’s what happened:
Are you sabotaging yourself? Here’s how you can fulfill your commitments.
By Linda Melone, CSCS for Next Avenue
It’s that time of year again. A new beginning, a clean slate. But how often do you actually make good on your New Year’s resolutions? If the answer is “not very,” you’ll want to read the seven ideas below that can help you follow through