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Self-Help Tips For Your Sunday
Sunday, March 13, 2016      10 comments

1. The Dancer's Yoga Pose works every muscle. With feet hip-width apart, arms down, bend right knee and bring right heel toward butt. Reach back with right hand to grab right ankle; lift foot up until right thigh is parallel to floor. Extend... Read more
Healthy, Happy, Tips
Saturday, March 12, 2016      13 comments

1. Swing a Kettlebell for 10 minutes to burn nearly as many calories as running on a treadmill for the same amount of time---plus strengthen your back, butt, and legs. 2. Erase a negative thought. Simply shake your head no. It's easy, i... Read more
Brain Boost
Friday, March 11, 2016      15 comments

A mix of diet, exercise, and brain training can boost some brain functions in older people at risk for dementia. Finnish researchers recruited 1,260 people aged 60 to 77 who were at risk for dementia because they had average or slightly bel... Read more
Ways To Tell You're Grown Up
Thursday, March 10, 2016      21 comments

1. Your houseplants are alive, and you can't smoke any of them. 2. Having sex in a twin bed is out of the question. 3. You keep more food than beer in the fridge. 4. 6 AM is when you get up, NOT when you go to bed. 5. Yo... Read more
Then It's Winter!!!
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      12 comments

This is right on the nose............read it slowly..........I don't know who wrote it, but I am guessing it was a Senior!!! I first started reading this and was reading fast until I reached the third sentence. I stopped and started over readi... Read more
Truisms For Seniors
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      13 comments

~~~Going out is good.........Coming home is better!!! ~~~You forget names.......But it's OK because other people forgot they even knew you!!! ~~~The things you used to care to do, you no longer care to do, but you really do care that y... Read more
No Promise
Monday, March 07, 2016      16 comments

You have no promise that you will see all the seasons of your life.....so, live for today and say all the things that you want your loved ones to remember.....and hope that they appreciate and love you for all the things that you have done for t... Read more
Vitamin D-3 Supplements Yield More Health Benefits
Sunday, March 06, 2016      12 comments

Vitamin D-3 supplements provide more health benefits than vitamin D-2 supplements, according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers found that people who take vitamin D-3 supplements have higher vitamin... Read more
Can It Still Be Called Mid-Life Crisis When You Are Old?????
Saturday, March 05, 2016      14 comments

Well.............we did it. We drove close to 80 miles away and bought a bright red, 87 Mustang Convertible, with a black top and wheels that make us look cooler than our kids!!!!! When we were married, my car was a 1968 Green Mustang with... Read more
Keep Your Brain Sharp
Friday, March 04, 2016      17 comments

Stimulating, everyday activities keep your brain sharp. Growing research suggests that activities that absorb and stimulate your mind may help slow or even prevent the development of mental decline. A recent study by Mayo researchers found... Read more
Buzzards!!!!!!!!!
Thursday, March 03, 2016      18 comments

It was a very warm day for February in Wisconsin on Saturday and a former college roommate and I were standing in our back yard enjoying the sunshine. We live in the country on the edge of a woods, at the top of a hill, bordering a very large f... Read more
At A Certain Age
Wednesday, March 02, 2016      18 comments

There's a certain age where you can no longer use the term "Good girl gone bad." It's more like "Her old a_ _ should know better!!!" I haven't reached that age yet................have you????? ... Read more
Two Patients
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      14 comments

As a Senior Citizen, I can relate to this one................ Two patients limp into two different doctors' offices with the same complaint: Both have trouble walking and may require hip surgery. Patient 1. is examined within the hour... Read more
I Love This Story.............
Monday, February 29, 2016      17 comments

The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn't already know. I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder. I turned around to find a wrinkled, little old lady... Read more
Getting Older
Sunday, February 28, 2016      20 comments

I would never trade my amazing friends, my wonderful life, my loving family for less gray hair or a flatter belly. As I've aged, I've become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I've become my own friend. I don't chide myself for ea... Read more

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