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Appreciating How To Live In The Moment

By Iris Ruth Pastor Looking back on my life, I realize most of it has been spent in rigid countdown mode – ticking off backwards down to zero. How many days until I start kindergarten? How many days until I can ride my bike past the end of my...

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Libraries – Could They Help Support Positive Aging?

By Susan Williams One of our friends shared the details of a recent conversation he had with his daughter who is currently in college. She had been complaining to him about how much work she had to do at school. He shared with us the small rant he then...

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Have We Lost Touch With The Basics Of Happiness?

The packaging and selling of happiness has become over a $10 billion industry however the level of people’s happiness has not really increased at all. Is it possible that we have lost touch with the basics of what truly makes us happy?

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Should Aging In Place Actually Be Called Aging In The Right Place?

By Susan Williams During the Atlantic’s conference called the The New Old Age there was a session on Aging In Place. One of the panelists, an author named Ellen Pope challenged the term Aging in Place and whether it should really be called Aging In The Right Place. This got me thinking.

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A Possible Reason Baby Boomers Haven’t Saved Enough For Retirement

By Susan Williams There has been a flurry of articles lately about how financially ill prepared baby boomers are for retirement. In a post on Business Insider they reported; “According to a Legg Mason Investment Survey, US baby boomers — defined as ages 53 to 71 by Legg Mason —have...

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Aging Superstars – Do They Promote Inspiration or Inadequacy?

By Susan Williams They are out there. Some amazing older people doing some amazing things. These aging superstars are definitely not sitting around in their rocking chairs reminiscing about the good ol’ days. They are out there actively living them now. Here are just a few examples; There’s a 94...

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