It is at this very moment in your marriage -- the transition into New Empty Nesters; kids just out of the house -- that you need to re-consider Mother's Day's meaning for the hardworking woman you have lived with.
When we think about mid-life career changes, I'm sure many of us have daydreamed about pursuing something that was lucrative, stimulating, and did some good in the process. If that dream isn't good enough, how about adding something that totally supports our health and fitness -- AND we can partner with our spouse?
Prescription testosterone is unnecessary and dangerous for women and children, not just most men. Very few medical prescriptions given to a man affect a female partner and family so intimately and affect desired intimacy and passion in just the wrong way.
To introduce something new in your life, you need to open your eyes, your ears and your mind. Something new in your life is a wire you can grab hold of at any age, so lighten up, experiment and have fun. You might surprise yourself! It's never, ever, too late!
Nearly all the commercials I see on television seem directed at my demographic, the graying baby-boomers. I see ads for motorized scooters, miracle canes, adult diapers, constipation cures. Have you heard about the aging Deadhead who needed a Clapper to light his Lava Lamp?
The transitional and transformational time when Generation Xers grew up should not be ignored or erased. To understand how the Millennials think and act today and might change the world tomorrow, the cloak of invisibility must be lifted.
Somehow as I was walking -- and often running -- through my younger years, I thought that I was on my way to arrive at some "place." This place was the goal, and there would be a "grown up" Robin there waiting to welcome me into the full wonder of maturity and adulthood.
Older workers have a harder time finding jobs and remain the demographic that once unemployed, stays out of work the longest. So hanging on their jobs is of paramount importance.
More than 25 years of research has shown that walking may be the single best exercise you can do to improve your health. It burns calories (about 100 for every mile you walk) which will help you lose weight, it builds endurance, enhances muscle tone and it doesn't pound your joints.
Lumosity is an online brain training and neuroscience research company that offers a brain training program consisting of more than 40 games in the areas of memory, attention, flexibility, speed of processing, and problem solving. Life in the Boomer Lane has several friends who subscribe to their service and all speak highly of it. LBL decided to look into it.
I'll skip the pre-game antics. Much has been written about them. My experiences were neither amusing nor edifying. Just expect The Elixir from Hell, followed by a deluge rivaling all natural catastrophes, specifically mudslides and monsoons.
Anyone conducting a job search today knows that you'll need to be as visible as possible--both through your personal network and your online presence. Close to 100% of employers and recruiters are now turning to sites liked LinkedIn and Facebook to source candidates, check out their skills and vet them as to their suitability for the job.
Personal reinvention can be achieved through service to others. This is Susan Burton's experience, and hers is an inspiring story of determination and dedication. As an African-American woman from South Central Los Angeles, Burton was incarcerated six times over 20 years for drug-related offenses. Her young son had died accidentally, and the system seemed to be working against her at every turn.
I'm 53 and have virtually no retirement savings. According to popular wisdom, I am destined to spend my golden years in a box under the nearest railway trestle.
After long and thoughtful consideration, I've made a significant lifestyle decision. I am NOT going to become the neighborhood curmudgeon.
Listening to all the talk about travel made me want to pack my suitcase and go, go, go. I would love to go around the world during my life after 50.