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Singlehood: The Angst and the Happiness

Singlehood: The Angst and the Happiness

“I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.”—Henry David Thoreau I chatted with a dear friend the other day who in her mid-sixties and had always been single, about the topic of being alone. She had this to say: “I’ve led an active life with many...

Gray Hair: A Crown of Beauty

Gray Hair: A Crown of Beauty

“I love to see old women. I love wrinkles. I love gray hair.”—Alber Elbaz (Israeli fashion designer) Seven-year-old Erica jumped, skipped, twirled, and laughed as she stormed into her grandmother’s house. She had just returned from Disneyland with her mom, dad, and...

Boomer Women and Domestic Violence: The Dark Side of Family Life

Boomer Women and Domestic Violence: The Dark Side of Family Life

“I am living in hell from one day to the next. But there is nothing I can do to escape. I don’t know where I would go if I did. I feel utterly powerless, and that feeling is my prison. I entered of my own free will, I locked the door, and I threw away the key.”...

Meditation: How to Meet Your Quest for Relaxation

Meditation: How to Meet Your Quest for Relaxation

Pick out your most comfortable chair. Sit down, loosen your skirt or trousers, slip out of your shoes, and close your eyes. Now imagine your feet dangling in the cold, clear, blue waters or a mountain lake. Smell the aroma of nearby flowers....

5 Ways Senior Women Can Ensure a Financially Healthy Future

5 Ways Senior Women Can Ensure a Financially Healthy Future

“Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.”—Helen Gurley Brown As a Boomer woman, you are living longer—much longer. In one study, 2 out of 5 older women surveyed said that they expect to live to age 90+. They are...

Good Music Can Be Good Medicine

Good Music Can Be Good Medicine

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” –Plato When my husband was in good health, he enjoyed listening to the 24/7 news cycle. He wanted to keep informed...