From the monthly archives: July 2012

I found my purse in the freezer this week. After appropriate jokes about new meaning for the term “cold cash,” I considered what this might really indicate. The thought was chilling.

As a Senior Move Manager, I have taken courses on how memory changes over time, so I know that short term memory loss […]

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I have been training in the gym 3 to 4 days a week for the about 17 years and competing at a national and international level for 12 to 15 years. If there is one thing I have learned, it’s the power of being proactive with fitness-related muscle aches and pains. I am not a […]

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We consulted some of the foremost “experts” on retirement and asked them how they were preparing for life after their career.  Here’s what they had to say:

Special thanks to all of our Camp Willow kids and their families!

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International Council on Active Aging founder and CEO Colin Milner interviews Vicky Scott, a Senior Advisor for the British Columbia Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, on the risks of falls and falling injuries for seniors. Vicky gives some great info on how to keep your muscles and bones strong, what the […]

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I’ve always been a story-teller, from the time my kids were small to the late stages of retirement.   I privately delight in observing people and making up scenarios about what they are thinking and doing. During my career I had published six professional books with academic and trade publishers. On my To Do List when […]

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Say Yes to Life

On July 16, 2012 By

An initial title of Viktor Frankl’s classic book Man’s Search for Meaning was, “Say Yes to Life in Spite of Everything.”  His powerful message was put to the test on September 11, 2001.

Tom Burnett, a passenger on United Airlines flight 93, which crashed in Pennsylvania, called his wife from the hijacked plane, aware […]

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These days it seems that there is a lot of advice as to how to we can keep our minds sharp. People are taking pills, trying fad supplements, playing video games designed to improve brain functioning, and, of course completing crossword puzzles. But many of the things people are doing are not supported by scientific […]

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