• Now That I'm Older Here's What I've Discovered
    Humor,  Life After 50,  Life Lessons

    Now That I’m Older Here’s What I’ve Discovered

    Now That I’m Older Here’s What I’ve Discovered is a humorous look at many things that we learn throughout our lives. As we get older we learn some very valuable lessons, some of them truly funny when you get down to it. We hope you will enjoy reading it. 1. I started out with nothing, and I still have most of it. 2. My wild oats have turned into prunes and all-bran. 3. I finally got my head together, and now my body is falling apart. 4. Funny, I don’t remember being absent-minded. 5. Funny, I don’t remember being absent-minded. 6. If all is not lost, where is it? 7.…

  • 21 Things Everyone Over 60 Must Read
    Life After 50,  Life Lessons

    21 Things Everyone Over 60 Must Read

    The “21 Things Everyone Over 60 Must Read” was originally sent to me by a friend. It said that most of us were between 65 and death. I personally think these 21 pieces of advice should be for those that are 60+. While I know some will not agree with all of these, I believe everyone will agree with at least one or two of them. As with our hugely popular posts 50 Things Every Woman Should Have By Age 50  and What Not To Wear After Age 50 – It Might Not Be What You Think these are just some ideas to get our minds to thinking. 1. It’s time to…

  • 45 Lessons Life Taught Me
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    45 Lessons Life Taught Me

    45 Lessons Life Taught Me was written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer Newspaper, Cleveland, Ohio. Sometimes we all need to look back on what life has taught us so far to appreciate it. “To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most-requested column I’ve ever written. My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more: 1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.. 3. Life is too short – enjoy it.. 4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick.…

  • Humor,  Life After 50,  The Second Act

    Yearly Dementia Test

    Our Yearly Dementia Test It’s that time of year for us to take our annual dementia test.Exercise of the brain is as important as exercise of the muscles. As we grow older, it’s important to keep mentally alert. If you don’t use it, you lose it!Below is a very private way to gauge how your memory compares to the last test. Some may think it is too easy but the ones with memory problems may have difficulty. Take the test presented here to determine if you’re losing it or not. The spaces below are so you don’t see the answers until you’ve made your answer. OK, relax, clear your mind and…

  • Do you spend your time and money coloring your hair to get rid of the gray? Now you may not have to. There may be a way to reverse gray hair. Gray Hair | Grey Hair | Aging | 50 Plus | Menopause | Life After 50 | #aging #grayhair
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    Is There A Way To Reverse Gray Hair?

    Is There A Way To Reverse Gray Hair? Possibly!! Do you have gray hair? Do you spend time and money coloring your hair to get rid of your gray? Perhaps you won’t have to any longer. I was flipping through some articles and found this very interesting one on the power of…………. Green Smoothies This article was originally posted on MindBodyGreen.com  and  was written by Jennifer Thompson and it raises some interesting points and possibilities. Now I know not all of you dislike your gray hair. There are many of you out there that completely embrace your gray hair and look absolutely beautiful with it. I, on the other hand,…

  • Advice From A Retired Husband. This article gives you advice from a retired husband point of view, however, it may not exactly be the best advice as you see in the Editors Note. | AARP | Golfing | Retirement | Two Southern Sweeties | #retirement
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    Advice From A Retired Husband

    Advice From A Retired Husband This article gives you advice from a retired husband point of view, however, it may not exactly be the best advice as you see in the Editors Note. (from a recent issue of AARP magazine) It is important for men to remember that, as women grow older, it becomes harder for them to maintain the same quality of housekeeping as when they were younger. When you notice this, try not to yell at them. Some are oversensitive, and there’s nothing worse than an oversensitive woman. My name is Ron. Let me relate how I handled the situation with my wife, JoAnn. When I retired a few…