From the monthly archives: November 2011

Do You Need Copies?

On November 29, 2011 By

In the early and mid nineties when I was the sole home modifications focused contractor in the DC area I used to ask this question when giving presentations to consumers and more traditional senior senior providers.  I was drawing a comparison to home modification as an innovation akin to the advent of the xerox […]

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Get Active!

On November 23, 2011 By

You already know that physical activity will help you feel better and enjoy life.  Being active means not only planned exercise, but also adding more activity during your daily comings and goings.  What a great way to get started!

You can start with just 5 or 10 minutes, or as much as you can […]

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Rosalynn Carter was once quoted as saying….“There are only four kinds of people in the world – those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers.”  Thus far in my “young” 44 years I’ve already filled three of those roles, I’m bracing […]

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The challenge of healthy aging and the dawn of the new millennium has inspired an unprecedented search for meaning, a yearning for community, a hunger for purpose, a desire for intimate relationships and an authentic need to understand it all.  Aging makes us think about our souls.  For many of us, the legacy questions […]

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Creative Solutions

On November 10, 2011 By

In a stalled and slumped economy, creative solutions will emerge.


I was raised on the “where there’s a will, there’s a way” maxim (and the “penny saved” maxim, which seems a bit quaint now). And so I was pleased to see an article about time banks in Manhattan, enabling people to […]

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Keep Driving Safely

On November 7, 2011 By

The automobile takes you onto the open road or into the clamor of city streets.  These ten actions will help you keep driving — safely.

1.  Get your vision checked, every year.  It is important to have eyeglasses with a correct prescription or treatment for age-related eye conditions.  You need to see in front […]

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