Author: Virge

Sunday, January 17

Open Thread: Your Hopes and Predictions for 2021

What are your predictions for 2021?

Friday, January 15

Open Thread Final Update: That Was the Year That Was….

Finally we close out the books on the dumpster fire that was 2020. Read some parting shots.

Thursday, January 7

Aging with Attitude 2020!

A year’s worth of advice on “aging with attitude” from all our interviewees in 2020. Tommy Chong will move you and Dollie Nixson will inspire you.

Friday, January 1

Salute the End of 2020 and Name those Fireworks!

Celebrate the end of 2020 with our virtual fireworks!

Monday, December 28

Holiday GIFS for You!

Enliven your winter emails with these lively and pretty GIF files.

Friday, December 25

Watch: Holiday video ads

Ready for a laugh — and a good ol’ cry? Get your Kleenex ready!

Friday, December 18

Open Thread Update: We Know We’re Getting Older When…

One reader knew she was getting older when she took a good look…at her shoes. Share your “getting older” story in the comments!

Friday, December 4

Open Thread Follow up: Guilty Pleasures

Binge watching TV while eating popcorn topped with…..whaaaaat?

Monday, November 30

Study Shows COVID-19 Changed How We Bank

The pandemic has even impacted how older people manage money, according to one study.

Monday, November 23

Thanksgiving, South Texas-Style — and Elsewhere

How does your choice of side dish compare with a South Texas tradition? Take our poll!

Friday, November 20

Open Thread Update: Attention Product Developers!

Our readers sound off on small print, poor volume, hard-to-open packaging and other ‘age-unfriendly” products and product designs.

Friday, November 13

Open Thread Update: What Made You Happy Today?

Do your simple joys match any of the ones mentioned by our readers? If we’ve missed any of your favorites, please share!

Friday, November 6

Open Thread Update: The Best Book(s) You Ever Read?

Members share the books that they reread every year or so. Are any of them on your booklist?

Friday, October 30

Open Thread Update: Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me??!!

Readers dish about the surprising highs, lows and workarounds of getting older. One reader learned to surf!

Friday, October 23

Open Thread Update: Back to Normal Yet? Feel safe?

Are you getting whiplash keeping up with the changes?