It's where 60 is the new 40; where old is the new black; where we can share how we feel about what the heck is happening to our world.........since the 60's! Since the 50's! Heck, since the dust bowl!
What do we eat, who can we meet, how to live longer, watch out for this or that.............
Sure, coffee and tea help us stay awake, but they may also help us stay alive. Among nearly 2,500 people over age 40, coffee and tea drinkers died at lower rates over 10 years than those who abstained, a study shows. Each daily cup of joe -- regular or decaf -- cut coffee lovers' risk of death by 7%. Each cup of tea slashed the risk by 9%.
It's Time To Do My Annual 2017 "I'm Done" List Every year a friend, of about 10 years, and I get together for our annual “I’m Done”
list. This list, when finished, is
comprised of all the things we’ll be done with by the end of the following year. I’ve been told by my friend that this list
has helped her be stronger person over the last 8 years we’ve been putting these
lists together for ourselves. I have to agree, making a list with someone can help make me accountable for what I say I'm going to do. Goal setting with accountability! We always plan to do our "I'm Done" list about a week before the new year. The day
starts with a celebration champagne cocktail before we start. Then we open our little spiral books and
click on our pens. We read aloud, each
of us taking turns, what we wrote the previous year for the current
year. Some of the things we previously
wrote were funny but most were serious. A
few things we wrote down had to do with w…
I am posting this reprint today because the holidays are upon us and I still believe giving books as presents encourages people to read, especially children. Here is a list of the best children's books of 2016. The Best Children’s Books of 2016
"From love to mortality to the lives of Einstein and Louise Bourgeois, by way of silence and the color of the wind." Brought to you by www.brainpickings.org
Happy book buying!
This is an article from the Huffington Post today by Dr. Karl Pillemer.
I'd like to share a revelation with you. It took me months of pondering my interview data from hundreds of long-married elders, but I finally got it. It's about sex and older people -- not something younger folks think about a lot. However, when I have given talks to 20- and 30-somethings about my book of advice from people married a half-century or more, I know there is one question in the back of their minds, even if they don't come out and say it: How can sex possibly stay interesting for a lifetime?
I have good news for you. I'm going to allay your worst fears and help you to relax about the idea of sex in the later years of marriage. I will tell you the spoiler right now. The message from our elders is: don't waste your time worrying about sex in later life, because it's pretty good. But first, here's the revelation. Ready?
The reason you are worried about this issue is because sex…