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Thriving beyond 70 with wisdom and connection

Here is the direct link to the podcast at Restless to Renewed. We, Jane and Ellen were asked by Janice Neely about our decades long friendship, the evolution of our 70Candles project and lessons learned. We hope you enjoy listening … Continue reading

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Elderly – Not

Amy Bryant Elderly . . . elderly! That’s the word my cleaning lady used the other day referring to me. It’s a good thing she cleans well, or she’d be out of a job! I’m used to being thought of … Continue reading

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Mesh curtain

Susan, Age 73 It must have been the mid nineties when I took one particular flight. I can’t remember where I was en route. I do remember the mesh curtain. Flying steerage or non-first class was how I flew most … Continue reading

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Jane Brody on her milestone 80th birthday

Jane Brody Birthday Milestone: 80! – The New York Times 5/18/21, 11:08 AM PERSONAL HEALTH A Birthday Milestone: Turning 80! The secret to a happy and vibrant old age? Strive to do what you love for as long as you … Continue reading

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A new era for me

Kathy, Age 70 I read about this website in the book “70 things to do when you turn 70”, a birthday gift from my sister. A birthday card from another friend said “I’m sorry you’re birthday was ruined by a … Continue reading

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Ellen on Positive Aging Part 3: Gather together

Gather Together—Social Connections “There is no such thing as a happy hermit”(Chris Peterson). Substantial evidence now indicates that individuals lacking social connections are at risk for poor health and premature mortality. The risk associated with social isolation and loneliness is … Continue reading

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