Posts Tagged ‘ aging ’

Never say never: Things I never thought I’d say

April 5, 2017
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A friend recently asked me if I’d seen a particular skit on Saturday Night Live the night before. I replied, “Hell, I can’t stay up that late anymore; I’ll watch it online.” Then I thought:…

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Living Life in Reverse

February 17, 2017
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I never do anything the normal way if I can avoid it. This includes living my life in the right order. I was born on the leading edge of the Boomer generation. I came of…

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How men and women age differently

January 25, 2017
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If you ever doubted that boys are less mature than girls during childhood and adolescence (and, for some, throughout adulthood), witness the existence of fart jokes, belching contests and bra-snapping. But now science proves it:…

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Cathy Sikorski, Esq. Talks Life and Aging with her New Book: Who Moved My Teeth? Preparing for Self, Loved Ones and Caregiving

November 11, 2016
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November is National Family Caregivers Month and so it is no coincidence that the newest book from attorney Cathy Sikorski, Who Moved My Teeth? Preparing for Self, Loved Ones and Caregiving (Corner Office Books, division…

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Want to live longer? Check out these studies

October 5, 2016
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Let’s face it: we’re all getting older. From the onslaught of ads for creams to erase the visible signs of aging, to the surprising snap, crackle and pop noises our bodies begin to make, to…

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At My Age I Should … Um …

September 29, 2016
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It must have been a boring day today, because I found myself reading this on the website of The Gothamist. My brain immediately seized on possibilities. I am NOT the type of person who acts…

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Confessions of a Truman Baby

April 18, 2016
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I have now reached the age I always thought was exclusively reserved for people’s parents, but never for me. My name is Perry Block. I am 65 years old, born September 12, 1950. I am a…

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GOIN’ SOUTH

March 28, 2016
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Why didn’t someone warn me that once I hit the middle age years, my skin would lose its elasticity faster than a stretched-out rubber band? Wrinkles, I understand…but sagging? I didn’t see that one coming.…

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Eek! It’s a joint mouse!

March 16, 2016
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At midlife, sometimes I feel like a car that’s out of warranty – that point at which things inevitably start to go awry. You know – leaks, lubrication problems, excessive overheating, smoke from the tailpipe,…

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I Have Discovered the Fountain of Youth

February 23, 2016
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I’m 61 years old. You can’t fool me with platitudes like “60 is the new 45.”  Let’s face it. The man in the mirror is looking very rough around the edges – and frankly, he’s…

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