Tag: Aging

A musing on aging gratefully

My books

Age does not stop us from wanting approval and feeling sad and rejected when we don’t get it. It must never stop us from loving what we do enough to get it out there and do it. Einstein didn’t stop because he got old; he stopped because he died.

Book Review

Book Review

The Undiscovered Country by Mike Nemeth Take a man who has just gotten out of prison, serving time for a crime he did not commit, and present him with life and death decisions for his ailing mother who arguably has not been getting the…

A musing

Sharon Vander Meer

Thoughts on aging I am old but it pisses me off… makes my blood boil… grinds on me… is a rude awakening when people treat me like I’m old. Even worse, I recall treating old people the same – or worse – when I…

Changing traditions in our current world

Turkey

By Linda Kral Roswell Daily Record ROSWELL — I was watching a program the other day and one of the hosts was reporting “big pop news” that it is becoming an option these days for families to celebrate Thanksgiving on a day other than…

The purpose of purpose

Golden Years

In a recent study, researchers at University College London found that, for people over the age of 65, a sense of purpose and overall well-being meant that they were 30 percent less likely to die over a period of eight and a half years….

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