Fall Season | A Time to Love

The fall season has always been my favorite time of the year.  Whether you call it autumn or fall, it is a great time. I know I said that about summer but fall really is my favorite season. Ok, I might be a bit fickle about seasons. I really just like whatever season it is. … Read more

What Do Seniors Worry About Most?

What do seniors worry about most?

Our generation is a generation of worriers. It is what we do! We grew up on an era of air raid drills and bomb shelters. So what do seniors worry about most?  A recent study conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care network identified the top 10 things seniors over 55 fear most. They represent … Read more

Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day has always been a time for reflection.   Memorial Day 2020 is no exception. The day has a deep, deep tradition.  On May 5, 1868, General John A. Logan issued a proclamation calling for “Decoration Day” to be observed annually and nationwide; he was commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), an … Read more

Spring is the Best Season for Older Americans

Spring is the time to enjoy baby animals

In all the turmoil and frenzy over Covid-19, we almost overlooked one very important event. The first day of spring ( March 19th) came and went without much fanfare. That’s sad. Spring is surely the best season of all for older Americans. Despite all of the self-quarantining and sheltering in place, it’s spring. It will … Read more

There Is An App For That

There's an app for that!

Yes, my senior friends, whether we like it or not, there is an app for just about everything.  I have a friend whose answer to nearly every question is “There’s an app for that.”  Of course, he is a much younger friend! He is an early adopter.  An early adopter is someone who just has … Read more

Christmas Greetings and Good Cheer

Father Christmas

They also include a genuine sentiment that much joy, happiness and well being will be experienced by the individual and loved ones during the season. Santa Claus The season of good cheer and wishes also reflect the jolly ho, ho, ho nature of Santa Claus. To the delight of children, it is very easy for … Read more

Retirement Quotes – 25 That Will Make You Smile

Retirement Quotes

Retirement is a big deal for senior citizens. We are either looking forward to, planning for, or dealing with retirement. But, it can be stressful. Especially if you happen to be change adverse. As a public service, here are 25 senior citizen and retirement quotes to make you smile or at least let you know … Read more

Enough, Already, with the Medicare Ads

Open enrollment

Ok, let’s see by a show of hands, who is sick of hearing about Medicare Supplements! They dominate my life. December 7th can’t come soon enough. In my mail! In my phone! In my television! In my head! Med Sups are everywhere! On my table. On my couch. On my chair. On my bed. Med … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving for Seniors

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving for seniors is a time of remembering.  That is especially true for senior citizens. We have experienced more than most. Some of those we love have gone on ahead. It is a time of looking back with gratitude at the previous year.  It is one of America’s most treasured holidays and traditions. Thanksgiving is … Read more