Get fit now. Your brain will thank you later

Like many people in midlife, I recently had that sudden realization that my health sucked. Not in a life-threatening way, but an overall sense that things could be a whole lot better. Too many years spent at a desk, too little work/life balance, too much stress, and too many excuses not to do anything about… Continue reading Get fit now. Your brain will thank you later

Don’t let your retirement assets wash away

It seems like every week there is a news story about massive flooding happening somewhere in the world. It is heartbreaking to see the devastation as people’s lives and homes are destroyed in a matter of minutes without warning. I saw one particularly sad story where a retired couple lost everything they had worked for… Continue reading Don’t let your retirement assets wash away

How social media improves your brain health

I finally did it. After a decade of not really seeing the value in social media other than LinkedIn for personal use, I decided to join Facebook. I know, I’m rather late to the party and many of the ‘cool kids’ have moved on to other platforms, but I’m just one of many baby boomers who… Continue reading How social media improves your brain health

The Dark Side of Retirement

I received a rather alarming wake-up call last month. One of the most virulent flu viruses I’ve ever experienced knocked me out of commission for an entire month. For 30 days, I couldn’t move, eat, sleep or even talk to people like I normally would. I have never been that sick for that long. I… Continue reading The Dark Side of Retirement