Category Archives: What we’re reading

Book Group Discussion Questions – now avaiable

We’ve found that our book, 70Candles! Women Thriving in Their 8th Decade is an excellent catalyst for rich conversation among women in book groups. Inevitably, each participant finds at least some topics, among the many in the book, that are … Continue reading

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“The Meek Are Getting Ready”

Lisbet, Age 69 In March I’ll be turning 70, along with 2 other gals I know. To celebrate, we’re going to Neskaya Movement Arts Center in NH, for a long weekend of partying and Sacred Circle Dance with friends, colleagues … Continue reading

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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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Inga’s story

Inga Wiehl, Age 77 I live in the state of Washington with all the opportunities it offers for a life out-of-doors.  I tend my garden,  hike in the summer and cross-country ski in the winter, play tennis year round and … Continue reading

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Retiring But Not Shy-A new book edited by Ellen Cole and Mary Gergen

Retiring But Not Shy: Feminist Psychologists Create their Post-Careers (Cole & Gergen, 2012). A review by Ellen Cole adapted from the Feminist Psychologist Newsletter This, of course, cannot be an objective book review. What I want to give you, however, … Continue reading

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Atlantic article about women in their 70s!

Ellen was interviewed for this interesting article about our generation. http://www.theatlantic.com/sexes/archive/2012/11/what-boomer-women-can-learn-about-aging-from-gasp-older-women/265356/ Read and enjoy!

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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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