Baby Boomers and our parents... a unique situation. Those of us fortunate enough to still have parents (or a parent) have a precious gift.
Our parents have been through so much and have so much to offer concerning their life experiences. I have lost my mother and father but both of…
Added by Phil McMillan on May 29, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments
How do you cope with crisis? When faced with a situation that tests your emotional mettle, can you handle it? How can you come out on the other side of tragedy or loss and manage to resume your previous life?
These are among the toughest questions we ever face in life. I…Continue
Added by Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D. on May 25, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments
Excerpted from www.healthyjoyfullivingblog.com
Well Being as described in the newest book, "Well Being " by Tom Rath and Jim Harter is "the combination of our love for what we do each day, the quality of our relationships, the security of our finances, the vibrancy of our physical health, and the pride in what we have contributed to our communities. What is most important is how these five elements…Continue
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Baby boomers may be popularly portrayed as whiners, complainers and narcissists, but a new study I've recently completed says the 50-somethings are getting a bad rap. It’s wrong to say baby boomers are selfish and only care about staying young. They have a feeling of connection to younger generations and a social conscience.My findings, based on long-term data from two groups of baby…Continue
Added by Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D. on May 6, 2010 at 6:43pm — No Comments
While browsing through the May 2 wedding announcements in the New York Times over my Sunday morning coffee, my eye was caught by an attractive couple, perhaps in their 70s. They looked like your average happy newlyweds, maybe a bit older than most. It wasn't the caffeine, but the specifics of the…Continue
With so many things available through technology to market and reach your customer directly today…why don’t more business owners take on more of their own marketing efforts?
You would have to have been on another planet this past decade not to know we have entered into a new business era. This is so a direct-to-consumer market now. People want customization and personalization and a one-to-one experience. The middle man and gatekeepers are dying off by the droves in every…Continue
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If you can’t remember where you put your keys….find them and then go meet friends for dinner!
Strong social ties, through friends and community groups, can preserve our brain health as we age while social isolation is an important risk factor for cognitive decline in those age 50 and over.
Socializing with people is a form of exercise that requires attention, effort and alertness, all of which are important aspects of memory. Of course, socializing is also an…Continue
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Baby Boomer homeowners who are “upside down” in their mortgages face tough choices. Their home equity evaporated when the recession hit, and now they owe more on the property than it is worth. Perhaps they have lost their jobs too. Probably their savings have been reduced. They look around the neighborhood and see that properties similar to theirs are selling at two-thirds or even less of their mortgage amount. What action should they take? What are their alternatives?
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