Several years ago, my daughter told me that my grandson "Bill" had a girlfriend," Mary," but he was reluctant to tell me about it because Mary was older than he was. Bill was aware that in our unyielding horse and buggy culture, a man is supposed to be older than a woman. Isn't it amazing that in our "anything goes" world, we still give chronological age the power to rule … [Read more...] about The Angst And Agony Of Disobeying Society’s Age Rules
I live near an "upscale" retirement community. In a recent widely distributed community newsletter, the retirees were in an uproar because younger people were trying to muscle their way in and disrupt what I call their "snoozing" lifestyle. They resent the noise and vitality of younger people and are unafraid to verbalize their displeasure.
But wait . . .isn't there … [Read more...] about I Wanna Live Like A Young Person
Well, it happened again. A day does not go by that you don't see a headline referring to an older person as "elderly" or a "grandma". Those two words, as used by the media, are not flattering. The latest headline:
"Grandma, 80, Bullied by Trans Activists After YMCA Banned Her For Reporting What She Saw"
This is not about the above-mentioned article's … [Read more...] about Is The Ageist Media Making You Feel Old?
Editor comment: Recently I offered a free copy of my new e-book, You Are Not Too Old To Strut Your Stuff!. The Editor of AgelessBeauty.net took up my offer and what follows is her review. Barbara Morris has written a new book and it may be her best yet. In You Are Not Too Old To Strut Your Stuff! she lays out exactly how Boomers and older women can … [Read more...] about Review: You Are Not Too Old To Strut Your Stuff!
Every Wednesday at noon sharp, I can be found staring into the lovely faces of my writing peers via zoom for our weekly Senior Story Time, hosted by the Senior Scribblers. They are residents of the Senior Center in Franklin, Massachusetts. I came across this lively group of people quite by “accident,” but I think it was one of those God connections where several needs are … [Read more...] about Senior Scribblers Writing And Sharing Lives
I came across an intriguing article title claiming a promise to explain why Elites in power positions tell us what they’re going to do (to us) before they do it (https://tinyurl.com/5feyt4r9). It’s an article worthy of the several minutes involved to read. And then I did something I seldom do: looked at the comments. In the comments … [Read more...] about A VERY Inconvenient Reality
The stomach is probably the most misunderstood organ in the body. If you've ever experienced heartburn, you're probably thinking the stomach is too acidic and causing discomfort. However, heartburn is not caused by stomach acid but from poorly digested foods that backflow into the esophagus. It's a combo of food and some stomach juices, and the esophagus wasn't meant for the … [Read more...] about Oh, Our Poor Misunderstood Stomach!
Almost two years ago medical doctor Dr. Sherri Tenpenny predicted that many of those jabbed would be dead or plagued with devastating side effects within three years. Her prediction is coming true. People are dying from unexpected blood clots and heart failure, or just dying in their sleep. . Unfortunately, few are willing or able to connect those events to having gotten the … [Read more...] about COVID – June
Common prostate cancer medications may be less safe than previously thought Men taking either of the two most common oral medications for advanced prostate cancer who had also undergone hormone therapy to treat their disease were at higher risk of serious metabolic or cardiovascular issues than … [Read more...] about Good Stuff To Know June 2022
Researchers investigate the connection between loss of motivation and Alzheimer's disease progression Researchers are studying why neuropsychiatric symptoms, such as apathy and irritability, appear in most Alzheimer's disease patients before the onset of memory loss. [Read more...] about Good Stuff To Know May 2022