Apple Tree

For years, my daughter (Denise) & I have had a running endearment term we call “Apple Tree.” Whenever she behaves in a manner that has been unmistakably handed down from me to her, we look at each other and simultaneously say “Apple Tree.” Sometimes she’ll fall...

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A 98-Year-Old Baker on the Power of Pie and Purpose

Sometimes you come across a story that pulls the strings of your heart.  The story of Leo Kellner, a  98-year-old Baker who found his power and purpose by baking pies is one of them.  I hope you enjoy the article as much as I did. Leo Kellner found his sense of...

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Ethical Decision Making for Someone Else

Do you make decisions for someone else, in the same manner, you make decisions for yourself? Heaven forbid! It’s a very different process. This process may surprise you because it won’t match your typical approach to making decisions. The major difference is that...

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5 Signs That An Elderly Person Needs Help

So often the aging members of our families are too proud to reach out and ask for the help they may need.  I came across a great article that gives you 5 signs you can look for so you can proactively take charge without making them feel helpless.  Happy Reading. What...

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The “Light Bulb Moment” About CPR

Seems like, for the rest of my days, I’ll be clarifying CPR (cardio-pulmonary-resuscitation). Fortunately, there is a one-page explanation in my book, The Blueprint to Age Your Way. Preference for CPR is not as clear-cut as it appears. People who have thoughtfully...

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10 Reasons Why Growing Old Is Cooler Than You Think

Today's life expectancy is higher than ever and people are actually growing old and truly enjoying the golden years. The following article I came across gives 10 really cool reasons why it is so cool to grow old. I hope you enjoy it! Vintage rocker Mick Jagger once...

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Caregivers: You Make the Difference

Recently I lost a patient that I had the honor to work with for the past seventeen years. Although it was certainly her time to leave this earth, my heart aches for the vacuum she left. Before she was laid to rest, I bought a jar of Ponds Cold Cream so I could use it...

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Baby Boomers are Downsizing

Baby boomers are downsizing and the kids won’t take the family heirlooms!  There used to be a time that we couldn't wait to go through our parent's things and claim them as our own.  I came across a great article that attempts to explain why millennials are snub their...

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Tears and Fears in the ER

This blog is a follow-up to last week's blog where I provided Legal Documents for the Young.  I wanted to share my own story of how that blog post came about.  If you missed the post, you can find it HERE. A short while ago, I was reminded that significant lessons are...

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A Simple Formula for Growing Young

Sometimes, we truly overlook the obvious when there is a simple solution.  More often than not, we tend to make things a little harder than they are supposed to be or stress when there is no need. This is certainly the case when aging.  We often forget how to live...

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