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Helpful or overbearing?

Lia, 70something A gentleman or an old codger? An incident, which occured earlier today, has made made me ponder over the issue of what constitutes helpful versus overbearing male behaviour. I was part of a small group of seniour men … Continue reading

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Connecting

Sue, Age 71 I can’t believe I’ve found this site. I found you in a book I bought on the 70 things to do when you are 70. i’m a retired obgyn nurse practitioner, have lived a big and I … Continue reading

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What we’re reading

As we explore all aspects of our lives in this eighth decade, we’re eagerly reading some of the many books and articles that are starting to proliferate on this topic, especially as as the mass of boomers marches forth. We’d … Continue reading

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Pearls of wisdom from 70 Candles gatherings

“Don’t be afraid of aging. We’ve been aging since we’ve been born and it’s a great thing to get older.” “The most important thing is to extract the sweetness from life and see the big picture. We know what the … Continue reading

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Flourishing in the Eighth Decade!

Women everywhere, welcome to our blogspot, a space for sharing experiences, thoughts, and ideas about how to overcome obstacles and thrive as we approach and endure in the eighth decade of life. We hope this exchange will be a source … Continue reading

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