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Nothing beats spending quality time with your grandchildren, but as the temperatures outside drop during the winter, it can significantly limit your options when choosing activities kids will enjoy.

Thankfully, there’s a plethora of indoor activities grandkids, as well as grandparents, can enjoy doing together. Of course, there are the usual ideas — books, board games, coloring and drawing — but you didn’t come here for those. You came here for ideas you wouldn’t typically come up with on your own.

So here are some unique and fun indoor activities you can do w…

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The average person spends an estimated 90,000 hours of his or her life at work. Since more time is spent with co-workers than family, friends, and sometimes even spouses, it’s not surprising that most relationships develop during business hours.

When older adults retire or leave their job, their interaction with longtime friends and colleagues is suddenly cut short. With a drastic increase in free time during the day and fewer people to talk to, it’s natural for feelings of isolation to set in.

It’s important to nip those feelings in the bud before they lead to …

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Activities For Vivacious Boomers

By Cheryl Proska
September 12th, 2017 For Members No Comments

Sixty is the new 40. If you don’t believe it’s true, look around at some of the amazing things Boomers are doing these days.

Peter Roger didn’t start working on his thesaurus until he was 61. Sir Ranulph Fiennes climbed Mount Everest at age 65. Fauja Singh is completing marathons at the age of 106!

Better diet, better lifestyle, more exercise, less smoking and medical advancements mean Boomers are entering their sixties in better physical health than any previous generation.

But for many people over the age of 60, the idea of going quietly into the Golden Years d…

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Why Life Is Better After 60

By Cheryl Proska
August 30th, 2017 For Members No Comments

As a baby boomer, you might not think it’s true right now but turning 60 will be one of the best moments in your adult life.

Everyone is familiar with the mid-life crisis. You’ve likely gone through it yourself and seen spouses, friends and your children try to cope with the milestone age of 40. Few people are aware there’s also such a thing as the “later life” crisis.

A third of people in their 60s undergo what’s being called a “later life crisis.” This internal struggle involves questioning the meaning of life and is brought on by two or more episode…

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