Category Archives: Looking ahead

Turning 70 YAHOOO!

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No time to waste

Laura,  Age 70 My birthday is January 15, tomorrow.  I will turn 70.  I retired in 2012 when caring for my mother consumed me.  She passed in 2013 and I have just come to terms with her passing.  I still … Continue reading

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If not now…when?

Beverly,  Age 71 I turned 70 last January and more so than any other turning point, it bothered me!  I spent the year just floundering, wondering when my depression would lift and why I couldn’t move forward.  I’m in good … Continue reading

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Age is a mind set

  Anonymous,  Age 73 I am turning 73 this January.  I live on my own…I have had a very busy life and experienced many wonderful things. I am self employed and working!  I love my work as a designer.  I … Continue reading

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Open to suggestions

Anonymous,  Age 70 I turned 70 recently, and that thought visits me more often than I would have expected. Neither good nor bad, it just jumps into my consciousness, and makes me stop and reset my head, so to speak. … Continue reading

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Our book is here!

70Candles! Women Thriving in Their 8th Decade by Jane Giddan & Ellen Cole—Available now! We are proud to announce the arrival of our book, 70Candles! Women Thriving in Their 8th Decade. It’s offered by Taos Institute Publishing and is available … Continue reading

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Moving on-seeking advice

Mary,  Age 73 Here I set at age 73 in an isolated location because my Husband has decided that the safety of his dogs is more valuable than my happiness. I am a people person and need to have people … Continue reading

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Free to fly

Claudia, Age 74 Well, I am 74. Still feel I have vitality but perhaps it is on the wain! Life is still good but I do have a few issues with my kids and I’m hanging in there, just. By … Continue reading

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Struggling at 74

Jean, Age 74 Turning 70 was a decade I always dreaded. Not for myself, but the concern of losing people I cared about. My health has been excellent and I am still working as a real estate agent with my … Continue reading

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Taxing tale

Marie-Andrée, Age 70 Ellen you were my advisor at Goddard in 1985…If Picasso had a Rose Period I have my Ellen Period…life was never the same… Here is my story when Mr. Robertson asked me about my retirement…since I am … Continue reading

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