Living and Love


Yesterday I attended a Women’s Book Festival featuring 7 authors of newly published books. It was a full room of over 500 women celebrating the 10th anniversary of the event.  I was interested that the common themes the authors talked about applied to fiction of many genres: mystery, the immigrant experience, and historical fiction. Those themes were “how to keep…

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On View


Trying new things and being an absolute beginner again is one of the possibilities as we age. Without the restrictions of needing to be an expert for your job, or the ego status of having to be good at something, your creative juices can flow. I’m very excited that my painting was chosen for an art exhibit at my local…

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Yum!


I’ve just returned from a 2-week visit with friends in Vietnam and I was amazed by the food! It was delicious no matter where we ate: curbside pho and banh mi stands, local restaurants or high end dining. Fresh, fresh bread for the banh mi from a little stand at the corner in Hanoi; flavorful broth and crispy bean sprouts,…

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Overcoming Ageism


Most older job seekers come across some elements of age discrimination at least once in their search. Age bias can be subtle or obvious, even though it is illegal. So be prepared. As you think about networking tactics, write your resume and prepare for interviews, keep this in mind. Be Proactive Like any good salesperson, if you can anticipate what…

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Affordable Travel


One of the perks of “seniorhood” is the time and resources for travel. And finding ways to cut costs allows you to travel more. Here are some suggestions for keeping costs down so you can expand your wanderlust. Take time to plan. If you can travel “off season” you’ll not only get cheaper air fare, hotel and car rental rates,…

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Welcome!


This is a site where we’ll look at issues that affect women over 60 and hopefully answer some of the questions we have as we age with enthusiasm. Perhaps you’ve moved and want to make new friends, but aren’t sure how. Or your circumstances have changed and now you’re single after a divorce or becoming widowed. Has a child moved…

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Senior Discounts


One of the benefits of getting older is getting free coffee at fast food outlets, early bird dinner specials and reduced price tickets at movie theaters. But there are many more opportunities for senior discounts. You just have to ask. You might get lower prices for hotels, car rentals and oil changes for your inquiry. There are senior days at…

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