Category Archives: Networking

Seek out activities

Wendy Tavendale,  Age 68   I have just had my first anniversary of retirement. The first year has disappeared very fast. I loved my job as Finance Manager of a social service agency, and I thought I would be there … Continue reading

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Navigating the years ahead

Anonymous,  Age 69   Dear 70 Candles How inspiring to find a location to “hobnob” with my fellow wizards. I recently turned 69. I am looking at a number of large changes in my life and navigating the years ahead … Continue reading

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How might Susann spend her time?

Anonymous,  Age 70 Susann is a bright and physically strong 70 yr old woman.  She is opinionated but compassionate – she works well with the elderly and loves caring for her grandchildren – reading, instructing, and helping them stay fit. … Continue reading

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Seeking advice

Anonymous,  Age 69 I want to know how l can get on this mailing list to read about and get some advice on turning 70 and aging!  I am 70 in the fall!

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Getting your 70Candles! book

Elena,  Age 71 I am reading the book 70 things to do when you turn 70 and in chapter 10 I found out about your blog and your book will be getting it soon. About your 70gatherings in PA…where and … 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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Open to hope

Gloria, Age 75 Hi Everyone, So glad there is actually a placed for women over 70 on the net. I thought they gave up on us at 60. I am 75 and still going strong. Five years ago I started … Continue reading

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