Category Archives: Baby Boomers

How Do YOU Feel About Aging?

The Wall Street Journal has a very good article on aging, titled, “To Age Well, Change How You Feel About Aging“. While some of it is, okay, just common sense, a good portion is really thought stimulating.

We all understand the importance of attitude in our lives. This article reinforces that:

In test after test, researchers are finding that if we think about getting older in terms of decline or disability, our health likely will suffer. If, on the other hand, we see aging in terms of opportunity and growth, our bodies respond in kind.

One of the problems facing folks, as they age, is the plethora of negative stereotypes about aging in our society. Elders and those approaching that status actually have to resist allowing those stereotypes to bring them down, mentally, to avoid negative consequences, physically.

Many seniors are, in fact, doing a great job with that assignment:

WSJ Charts on Aging

So, if you are feeling negative about the aging process, STOP IT! It impacts you and it impacts the seniors around you. Stay positive to stay healthy! That is what many elders are doing:

WSJ Charts on Aging 2

For much more on this topic, click on the WSJ story link at the top.

Best wishes. Bert


“What Working Family Caregivers Need”

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Just saw an interesting little survey done by Denise of with family caregivers who also work. There are no surprises in the results, but it reinforces our own experience, at Support For Home In-Home Care. Denise asked working family … Continue reading


Even If We Like ObamaCare …

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Even if you are a rabid fan of the goals of ObamaCare, and there are, in fact, a number of things to like, the data concerning not only its current rollout but the data behind the plan itself should be … Continue reading


Some People Lead Perfectly Happy Lives …

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In spite of qualifying under most definitions of being a senior, the whole notion of bucket lists is something that makes me go, “Whut?”  I just never got the concept, frankly.  So, reading an article on about “Bucket lists gone … Continue reading