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

Want to hold off dementia and live longer? Check your bias.

When you can’t remember where you put your keys or why you entered a room, do you attribute it to a having a ‘senior moment’?  Or when you feel you aren’t as agile as you used to be, or find you don’t bounce back from illness as quickly, do you assume it’s because you’re getting… Continue reading Want to hold off dementia and live longer? Check your bias.

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

What if we thought of aging as living?

I think when I retired I must have been put on some list for people 55+ as I’m constantly bombarded with email ads related to agelessness. All of them want to sell me ‘ageless’ or ‘anti-aging’ products or services (fill in the blank: beauty, health, brain, skin, etc.) that promise the illusion of youth. As… Continue reading What if we thought of aging as living?