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Are You Headed For a Zombie Retirement? - By Joe Casey When people think of retirement planning, most focus on the financial side. It’s critical. But retirement is not just about money. It’s also about time. In my work, I see smart people who nail the financial side, yet put off the non-financial side. They’re financially flying first-class in retirement – but they […]
Could A Simple Sitting Standing Test Assess Your Mortality? - When did you last try to sit down on a floor and then get back up again? Did you have any difficulties in doing this? Well, it seems that this simple test can actually help assess how well you are aging – and even possibly your mortality. This test actually helps to assess your flexibility, […]
Why the Language We Use For Aging Matters - By Susan Williams A while back there was a media buzz around the fact that Allure Magazine was no longer going to use the term “anti-aging”. In their announcement about this change the magazine made an excellent point on why they made the shift – “language matters”. And it really does. So much of what we […]
Lessons I Learned From My Mother - By Mike Drak This picture is from my mother’s 93rd birthday which we celebrated recently at her nursing home. The cake was chocolate and bought from her favourite grocery store. Birthdays always seem to evoke memories for me so I thought I would share my thoughts. A Mother’s Love I remember a few years back […]
Virtual Reality Final Wishes Granted - Here’s an inspiring story of how one person’s passion for giving back has some amazing benefits. David Parker, an IT Consultant by day, started an initiative that helps the terminally ill visit places that they have never been before from the hospital rooms that they now reside in. Through the use of virtual reality, David […]
Ways to Stay Healthier and Happier for Longer - By Chris Lee Back in June 2016 I gave a TEDx Talk – ‘Male, Stale and in a Shed’. I experienced mixed success. Following that scary but exciting experience, I resolved to write a series of blog posts under a ‘No Man’s Land’ umbrella. My blog posts were my attempt to explore the issues in […]