Common Sense Advice for Older Adults [Coronavirus]

Years ago as a hurricane threatened the Gulf Coast of Louisiana, my sister-in-law and I conversed about human nature. People in our community were on high alert for good reason. Store shelves emptied fast of everyday staples like bread and milk. Everyone stocked up on

How to Survive Your Husband’s Retirement

At sixteen I received a dozen long stem roses. It was Valentine’s Day of 1973.  While sitting in class, a voice announced over the intercom to pack up my belongings and go to the office to check out. My mom had called and wanted me

Help Your Husband Overcome Fear of Retirement Boredom

Have you ever wondered why men fear retirement boredom more than women? Do you have little sympathy for your husband’s inability to occupy himself? Fear of retirement boredom is a serious problem for many men. A number of them will delay retirement for fear of

The Hype About Superfoods [Boomers and Healthy Aging]

Superfoods are NOT the answer to healthy aging. We’ve all heard the buzzword “superfoods”, and you probably realize that the food industry uses this term to influence your buying habits. If you’re on social media or use the internet in any way, you’ve probably seen

Causes of Morning Joint Stiffness [Ways to Feel Better]

If you’re like me and almost every other baby boomer on the planet, you’ve experienced some kind of morning joint stiffness. Rest assured, though, it doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with arthritis or another dreaded condition. While our bodies naturally change as we age,

How to Cope with 9 Retirement Stress Factors Boomers Face

Stress is a normal part of life, and needless to say, retirement stress can be more difficult than any other life-changing event baby boomers have dealt with up to this point. Everyone’s heard the expression, “aging gracefully”, and indeed, this simple adage is good advice.