Category Archives: Stories

Enjoying the ride!

Elaine, Age 70 Was so happy to find this site ! I just turned 70 on April 24th and am loving it…..I am currently recovering, at my daughter’s home, from a breast reduction surgery ! Wish I hadn’t waited so … Continue reading

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Now what?

Linda, Age 69 I am so happy I found your site. I will be 70 in August and have been pondering,”Now what?” That’s what I googled and found 70candles. I have taken your advice on makeup and hair, even got … Continue reading

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Digging out

Marilyn, Age 73 I am so happy to find this group. It was from buying your book that I found the blog. We were married for 35 yrs, when 2yrs ago my husband died by suicide. I was devastated and … Continue reading

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My story…my story

Dot, Age 70.5 My story..my story, what is my story and where do I begin my story. At birth, teenage years, when I was married, the birth of my two children, my divorce, and now here I am 70 and … Continue reading

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An amazing woman

Here is the link to an inspiring story about Ethel Percy Andrus, who demonstrated how much one woman can contribute to society in her later years. Ojaihistory.com/Ethel-Percy-Andrus-how-one-woman-changed-America/

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What do we do with our time?

Jane, Age 73 The Heart of a Senior Center As we segue from busy work lives to the more leisure pace of retirement, a vast array of possibilities lies before us. What to do with this ocean of time? I … Continue reading

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69 and Wondering

Anonymous, Age 69 I am 69 years old and will be 70 in March, 2014. Most women my age have careers, family and grandchildren. I have none of these. I am a widow without children, grandchildren, and I haven’t a … Continue reading

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Inspiration

The writing of Ellen Cole has been featured in Fierce with Age: The Digest of Boomer Wisdom, Inspiration and Spirituality, honoring the best content about spirituality and aging on the web. (www.FierceWithAge.com)

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Letty Cottin Pogrebin shares her story about turning 70

Letty Cotttin Pogrebin, Age, 74 With permission from Letty, we post this excerpt from her book, How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick, © Letty Cottin Pogrebin. PublicAffairs, 2013. MY SUMMER OF BLISS JUNE 9, 2009. MY … Continue reading

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Things change

Beverly, Age 70 Thank you for throwing me your lifeline. My love of my life, husband of 30 years sent me your blog…He is 13 years my jr. I was blessed with good genes. I never ever admited our age … Continue reading

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