Retirement Community

Retirement Community: Not End of the World

Can it be seven years now that I’ve lived On Top of The World? Wasn’t it just yesterday that I moved to this retirement community where a week consists of six Saturdays and a Sunday and tied shoes are considered formal attire? So go the jokes, anyway. At the time, I wrote: Eeeeeeeek! What have…

Senior Barbie

Senior Barbie: New Barbie Doll?

Finally a Barbie we can relate to: Senior Barbie! At long last, here are some NEW Barbie dolls to coincide with her and OUR aging gracefully. These are a bit more realistic… Bifocals Barbie Comes with her own set of blended-lens fashion frames in six wild colors (half-frames too!), neck chain and large-print editions of…

Senior Citizen Alphabet

Senior Citizen Alphabet: 26 Funny Sayings for Seniors

Here’s our take on the senior citizen alphabet and one you may know too well. A,B,C,D…. A for arthritis, B for a bad back, C is for chest pains. Perhaps cardiac? Senior Barbie: New Barbie Doll? D is for dental replacements and decline, E is for eyesight–can’t read that top line? F is for fissures…

Seeking Flut: Swan Flutter

Seeking Flut: Learn to Flutter Like a Swan

So this lady in my seniors/exercise/weight loss and cardiac rehab class says to me during warm-up: “Why, you’re just sooo graceful.” To which I reply: “Madam, sarcasm does not become you.” Which was true because she was all puff ugly race walking at two miles per hour on a creaky old treadmill. After all, I’m…

hearing aids
Health & Medical Life Lessons & How Tos

How to Shop for Hearing Aids: 10 Easy Steps for Seniors

Millions of Americans experience premature hearing loss. Even so, about 60 percent of people who need hearing aids don’t get them for a variety of reasons, including concerns about appearance, cost, and the logistics of how to find one. The following tips can help you navigate the process of selecting a hearing aid. Find a…


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