February 9, 2024

Life Hack: Name Your Grief Jesus

Let me tell you about grief… It doesn’t go away… It just changes over time. You are in an important time of working through this, and not letting your grief rule you. When Paul died I was so overcome with sadness and loneliness, and it was hard to bear. One day, I named my grief […]

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March 7, 2023

A senior with abdominal pain caused by UTI


We cannot underestimate the need for better hygiene in older age. You see, our cells start to shrink at certain ages for both men and women. Men are at their most vital, physically strongest age at 18 and women begin peaking in their early 30s then become premenopausal many times by age 37. Yes, our […]

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August 16, 2022

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The Names of Age and Ageism

Ageism is one of the prejudices that—much like genderism, racism, or religious intolerance—spurs some who are not older to behave badly toward those who are older, whether it’s thinly masked or blatantly evident.

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February 18, 2022

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Christian Music and Seniors

Hope you enjoyed my Success in Aging® Show with Contemporary Christian Music musician, Bob Bennett, on December 29th! It was wonderful! If you missed it, here is a link.

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February 17, 2022

An elderly man playing with his grandson.

OLD is Good

At the beginning of 2022, the oldest playing AND winningest quarterback, Tom Brady, announced his retirement at age 45. He had postulated (out loud) that maybe he would and could play until age 50!

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December 2, 2021

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Boomer Gals: The Time Is Now To Combat Ageism©

You are a Boomer woman if you were born between 1946 and 1964. And now, right now, Ladies, is the time for you to wake up to the realities of AGEism if you haven't already.

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December 2, 2021

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Keep Showing Up!

It’s Back-to-School again, and I’m writing this blog to encourage all students of Aging Studies and the world’s budding new Gerontologists who want to have vibrant careers while serving the population we love: older adults and their families. We all learn as we go along... so keep showing up!

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October 25, 2021

Senior Woman Talking With gerontologist In Hospice

What IS a Gerontologist, and Why Would You or Your Family Member Need One?

I am a great believer in "getting off the couch" early when it comes to positive aging.

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October 18, 2021

Multiracial senior women having fun together after sport workout outdoor

Top Ten Tips for Success In Aging

Here are my TOP ten tips for Success in Aging!

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October 11, 2021

Senior couple drinking tea at a wooden table outdoors

Teapots and Company

Tea is a substance that is high in plant phenols and natural antioxidants.

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