covid19 in a foreign country

Covid19 Complicates the Expat Experience

by Edd & Cynthia Staton Covid19 in a foreign country (In our case, Ecuador) Last year we wrote a fun and informative series for 50Plus-Today readers called

effective mosquito repellents

Mosquito Repellents: Which Ones Truly Work?

originally posted Aug 1, 2019 revised Aug 1, 2020 By Ellen Blake Do you know which mosquito repellents actually work? Most people do not. The marketing labels on

Gift Guides

gifts for empty nesters

Clutter-Free Gifts for Family and Friends Who Recently Downsized

Useful practical gifts are the best gifts for empty nesters. My friend's parents recently moved into a lovely 50+ community. The new place is maintenance free,

Work & Purpose

mindfulness self-compassion practice

Want to Live a Happier Life? Stop Beating Yourself Up

by Denette Mann Happiness did not come easily for me I was not a happy person. I had a good life, a successful career, a loving family.


Philanthropic Entrepreneur Dishes Out Delicious Meals During Tough Times

By Ellen Blake 5/4/2020 Kim Whiting and her husband David Whiting of Plano, Texas devote a great deal of time and money under ordinary circumstances to support