Are we as old as we feel?

The little cul-de-sac in the neighborhood where I live is falling apart. Not the streets, the driveways nor the houses, but the people. Just like me, most of my neighbors are on the other side of 50. Collectively we have been sharing a number of non-lifethreatening ailments and injuries that would keep a small cadre [...]

By |October 27th, 2011|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Retirement community of the future

Recently, a Seattle-based hospitality company, One Eighty, announced plans to convert the former hospital site at 4415 S. Lakeview Canyon Road in Westlake Village into a boutique-style retirement community. If Dan Madsen, CEO of One Eighty, is listening, here’s one boomer’s advice on how to make the facility succeed. No. 1: Connect residents with the [...]

By |October 13th, 2011|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments