Cleaning can help with stress

My mother has become a cleaning and organizing machine. Ever since my father died she has been cleaning closets, purging files, organizing shelves and rearranging furniture. The fact is, her home has always been immaculate. My sisters and I joke that we could eat off the floor. For years my mother has systematically pared down [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:22-07:00March 29th, 2018|Information, Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Tai Chi classes offered for seniors

  QUESTION:  I am interested in taking a Tai Chi class.  Can you tell me where I can get information about where and when these classes are offered?   ANSWER:  Tai Chi classes are very popular and offered at most senior centers.  Since you didn’t say what city you lived in I checked with several [...]

By |2018-07-19T22:35:43-07:00March 28th, 2018|Posts|0 Comments

Staying intellectually stimulated during retirement

QUESTION:  I am about to retire and have mixed emotions about it.  While I hope to enjoy some free time I’m concerned about missing intellectual stimulation and social interaction that you have while working.  Do you have any suggestions for filling this gap?   ANSWER:  As we enter new phases in our lives there will [...]

By |2018-07-19T22:37:49-07:00March 14th, 2018|Posts|0 Comments

Exercise remains vital as we age

QUESTION:  I have never been one to exercise but I know that I should.  I’ve attempted several times but always find some excuse to postpone it.  Any suggestions on how I might get myself in the habit.”   ANSWER:  There are many reasons why some people find exercise a chore while others find it fun. [...]

By |2018-07-19T22:35:58-07:00March 7th, 2018|Posts|0 Comments

How to make exercise part of your regular lifestyle

QUESTION: I have never been one to exercise, but I know I should. I’ve attempted several times but always find some excuse to postpone it. Any suggestions on how I might get myself "in the habit?” ANSWER: There are many reasons why some people find exercise a chore while others find it fun. As we [...]

By |2018-07-19T22:36:05-07:00March 6th, 2018|Posts|0 Comments