Category Archives: Seniors

Oh Those Birthday Cards

My husband just celebrated his 61st birthday. (Nigel Parkinson Cartoon)  Along with the presents and the cake came all the funny cards about aging.  One in particular listed the innumerable things he can look forward to.  Well, I am sure … Continue reading

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Aging In Place

A lot of our friends have started to think about their next move. Our kids, for the most part, have grown up and moved out of our homes.  Many of us are left in houses that feel empty…. with yards … Continue reading

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Did I Say That

Remember when your kids were little and they would say something embarrassing in public?  You know what I mean.  You’re in the grocery store and one of your kids says, loud enough for everyone to hear, I might add,  “Why … Continue reading

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A Healthy Dose Of Skepticism

My Mother was a bright intelligent woman who retained much of her cognitive function until she died at the age of ninety-four.  But, I think it was when she was in her late seventies that we discovered she was falling … Continue reading

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Looking For Someone To Blame

There seems to be a lot of resentment for Baby Boomers who refuse to retire and open up the job market for the unemployed and under-employed.  Despite the fact that boomers can’t afford to retire and are still trying to … Continue reading

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Has Anyone Noticed That Aging Is Not Easy

My daughter’s in-laws came to visit her last week.  They spent time with the new baby and did some sight seeing.  The two of them decided that they would go to the top of Pikes Peak. Cars race to the … Continue reading

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Fitness After Sixty

There was an article the other day in my paper about fitness as we age.  Baby boomers have spent years participating in all kinds of exercise routines.  Health clubs appeared on every corner while we pursued racquet ball, running, weight … Continue reading

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The Most Popular Man In The Room

This morning I was reading the news headlines when this article from a site called Fitbie caught my attention.  It was titled  “Ten People Over 70 Who Are Fitter Than You”.   So, since I am working my way through my sixties, … Continue reading

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The Ten Best Things About Getting Older

The ten best things about getting older: 10:  Senior discounts: (Peter Steiner cartoon, New Yorker Magazine) According to Time magazine, baby boomers love getting a deal just as much as the next person, but, hate the idea of getting a … Continue reading

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Chalk One Up For The Mature Woman

If you are a woman who is fifty or older you know what I am talking about.  It seems that the more grey we have in our hair the more color we lose in our face. Our eyebrows get thinner … Continue reading

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