Not long ago, the local Super Fresh Market began providing discounts on Tuesdays to a particular class of shoppers. You know who I mean. It is that class of shoppers commonly referred to by a particular word that I strongly dislike and in fact eschew.
A good night's sleep is one of the most effective tools known to enhance mental and physical stamina. A chronic lack of sleep can be linked to certain symptoms, including poor concentration, dizziness, headaches, weight gain, depression and general fatigue throughout the day.
People were genuinely interested in what others had to say. There was an atmosphere of kindness and caring, and a shared understanding that the cause was far more important than any single agenda.
In 2006, the group of Americans known as baby boomers (1946-1964) turned 60 years old. Now almost a decade later, a number of them are either heading toward or have entered the retirement phase of their lives. The fact is that this is a transition that is not always as serene as many boomers envision such an experience will be
February is filled with red hearts thanks to Valentine's Day. It's also a month to honor your own heart and make sure it stays healthy year-round. I learned more about heart health from the American Heart Association (AHA) Go Red For Women Campaign.
There are unique misperceptions and challenges involved with the search for senior living options for a couple.
Mindfulness is perfectly suited for the over-60 lifestyle. This may be the first stage in life when it's possible to focus attention on our own lives with a fuller perspective, informed by a lifetime of accumulated wisdom.
That's a lie. I don't remember anything about it. I fainted. Before and after the faint, I remember.
After 35 years in the same business, is it possible to turn on a dime and make a go of it in some entirely new field? The answer of course is "yes," but when you've been "downsized" or otherwise unceremoniously dumped by your company, it is still an incredibly unsettling and disorienting experience.
How does one even begin to sum up 30 years in a 90-minute lunch? We began by catching each other up on the parents we had lost, husbands we had matured with, children we had launched and iterations of the career paths taken. The conversation then shifted and we began to reminisce.
Since your Baby Boomer employees likely handle most of your higher-level operations--or oversee a majority of your staff--it's imperative that you manage them effectively. Keeping them happy needs to be a priority, as high turnover of your senior positions will have a detrimental impact on your business.
The contemporary kid's dawn-to-dusk schedule runs over an unusual fact: The most crucial, the most fussed-about, the most prideful chunk of the long-ago kid's education is gone. Completely absent. One-hundred-percent missing in action.