Clever Gifts for Golfers

Finding gifts with meaning for those you care about is not always an easy task. If you have a best friend or your spouse, or even a companion that is very much into golf,  knowing that  this is their main hobby, you would want to give them a great gift that they will appreciate and […]

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Reinvent Yourself After 50!

How many times did you tell your children to share, be kind to others, and to put others before themselves?  Then too, didn’t you lead by example?  It didn’t matter how tired you were when one of your children developed an earache or the flu and woke up in the middle of the night.  It […]

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Embracing 50 And Beyond

Another birthday has come and gone. I once heard a mother with grown children explain that while her children were growing up, it was hard trying to get them to remember her and her husband’s birthdays. Now that she and her husband were over 50 and their children had grown into adults, she can’t get […]

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Never Retire

You may or may not have retired just yet, but if you haven’t I know you’ve thought about it. We sometimes envision rising in the morning to do what we love doing most instead of having the responsibility of going to a job. That’s all fine and good, but there’s more to it than that. […]

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That Was Then-This is Now

Well, here you are. Your life is changing around you and you know that you have to adjust. You’ve passed your 50th birthday. Your family have grown and moved on with their lives. You begin to think you’re just not needed any longer and you wonder what your purpose in life is now. At a […]

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Cook It Up!

While our children were home, we concerned ourselves with cooking nutritious meals for them on a regular basis.  We knew their growth, stamina, and concentration depended on it.  Fresh fruits, raw vegetables, and meats were all a part of teaching them to eat healthy when they became adults. So what happened to all of that […]

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The Keys To Successful Dating Over 50

Even though I agree with the old adage that says “Age does not matter”, I have still seen many individuals’ egos shrink as they grow older. There is an internal belief especially among this age group that dating seems to be only for the young. Now is the time to assert ourselves and say that […]

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Learning To Live Alone After Losing A Partner

One of the most difficult things to do is to live a solitary life when the majority of one’s lifetime was spent with someone. Losing someone to divorce, separation or in the worst case, death, is devastating. Its impact to the individual is deep and intense. Having the old vigor in one’s self can be […]

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Making New Friends Later In Life

 Whether you’re widowed, divorced, or just tired of being alone, there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy life with other like-minded people.  There will always be those fleeting moments when you’ll experience loneliness.  Maybe you recall busier times when the children were still home or you remember the Sunday get-togethers with family.  Whatever the reasons, […]

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Remember When-Memories To Share

As you think back to your younger years and any family get-togethers that you attended, you were probably more interested in playing with any cousins that were similar in age than you were in spending time with aunts, uncles, or grandparents. We weren’t generally interested in our parents’ memories, nor our older relatives or their […]

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