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When I Grow Up I Want to Be Betty White

June 16th, 2013

When I Grow Up I Want to Be Betty White By Leigh Anne Jasheway NABBW’s Boomer Humor Expert   When I was a teenager I thought my grandmother was ancient. She had white hair, wore hand-knit shawls, and kept a bowl of hard candy on her coffee table to distract us from the chocolate she hoarded for herself in the pockets of her apron. We never ate the hard candy because it would have taken a hammer and chisel to get a piece small enough to fit into our mouths. Besides, it was mostly covered in dust and moths. Grandma was also a germaphobe who Cloroxed everything. We kids were afraid to... Read More

For Boomer Women It\’s Still Father\’s Day, Even If You\’ve Lost Your Dad

June 15th, 2013

For Boomer Women It\’s Still Father\’s Day, Even If You\’ve Lost Your Dad By Natalie Caine M.A. NABBW’s Empty Nest Expert   Does the memory of your dad bring a smile?  It does for me.   In our group, many of us have lost our dad.  Still Father\’s Day is around the corner. Some treasure just this one more time with dad, Sunday, at their house, wondering if it will be the last Father\’s Day together.  Gratitude for another time to simply sit in the same room with dad even if he doesn\’t have much to say. Other parents love watching their little ones... Read More

Is Renting a House Abroad a Good Option?

June 14th, 2013

Is Renting a House Abroad a Good Option? By Teresa Roberts NABBW’s Expert on Living Abroad    Read More

Becky Feola

June 11th, 2013

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Caregiver Forgetfulness or Something To Worry About

June 11th, 2013

Caregiver Forgetfulness or Something To Worry About By Becky Feola NABBW’s Associate for Assisted Living and Caregiving  For many people, simply reaching that 50th birthday milestone brings a whole new range of challenges such as unexplainable aches and pains, weight gain, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.  However, one of the most disturbing is the forgetfulness that increases with age and demands.  And then, if you add the role of caregiver to your resume, chances are it’s happening with more and more frequency.  Trying to juggle and balance caring for your spouse, children,... Read More

The Weather Has Changed Now It\’s Your Turn

June 6th, 2013

The Weather Has Changed Now It\’s Your Turn  By Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. and Phyllis Goldberg, Ph. D.  Now that summer is in full bloom, are you looking for ways to make new beginnings yourself? You\’ve been seeing flowers popping their heads up, risking bad weather to bloom once more. If you\’ve wanted to make some changes in your old habits but have been bogged down by winter\’s heavy gloom, now\’s the time to take a chance and go for it. Here are some tips to help you start instituting the changes you want make. This summer try out a new perspective as you... Read More

Blind Curves: One Woman’s Unusual Journey to Reinvent Herself and Answer: What Now?

June 2nd, 2013

Blind Curves: One Woman’s Unusual Journey to Reinvent Herself and Answer: What Now? Kindle edition Barnes & Noble Nook edition Author:  Linda Crill http://lindacrill.com/ Reviewed for NABBW by:  Anne Holmes Vroom! Linda Crill is a former Fortune 100 corporate executive, who successfully transitioned into careers as a consultant/trainer and speaker, and eventually started a company with her husband. This book tells the story of how she added biker (yes, as in Harleys) to her resume at age 57 as the result of a moment of rebellion.   What could cause such a major shift in her life’s... Read More