Losing a Spouse

Losing a Spouse

There’s no way around it. At some point, one person in a marriage is going to outlive the other. Sometimes, death is sudden. At other times, spouses watch their significant others decline physically, mentally and spiritually for extended periods. Regardless of the...
Two Simple Concepts About Aging

Two Simple Concepts About Aging

There are many complex theories about aging—so many that thinking, reading and processing your beliefs can be overwhelming and, sometimes even demotivating. However, in my opinion, we can identify two principles that are essential for living the lifestyle of the...
Healthy Aging Begins with Attitude

Healthy Aging Begins with Attitude

We’re all aging. There’s no way around it. By the time I write this blog and you read it, we’ve aged by hours, days, weeks and maybe longer. So what? While there is no magical way to halt or reverse the aging process, we do have control over our attitude about aging....
Overcoming Stress

Overcoming Stress

Stress, according to the Oxford Dictionary, is “a state of mental or emotional tension resulting from adverse of very demanding circumstances.” Often stress results in a feeling of powerlessness or depression that can spiral out of control and leave people feeling...
Facts About Aging

Facts About Aging

The aging population around the world is increasing at an unprecedented pace, and the numbers are astounding. According to the World Health Organization: (http://www.who.int/aging/about/facts/en/) Between 2000 and 2050, the proportion of the world’s population over 60...