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A Good Neighborhood by Therese Fowler

A Good Neighborhood

This month’s book recommendation from Andrea Peskind Katz from Great Thoughts, Great Readers: A Good Neighborhood: A Novel by Therese Anne Fowler “A feast of a read... I finished A Good Neighborhood in a single sitting. Yes, it’s that good.” ―Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things and A Spark of Light In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina

How Many Clothes Do I Need in My Closet?

how much clothing do I need

by Ellen Blake First world problem I have too much stuff. I'm frustrated that I have nothing to wear, yet my closet is overflowing. I hate to get rid of something that I just know I'll wear at some point, though to be honest, that day never comes. And because my closet

Park Avenue Summer by Renee Rosen

This month's book recommendation from Andrea Peskind Katz from Great Thoughts, Great Readers: Park Avenue Summer by Renee Rosen “‘Mad Men meets The Devil Wears Prada,’ which might as well be saying ‘put me in your cart immediately.’”—PopSugar It’s 1965 and Cosmopolitan magazine’s brazen new editor in chief—Helen Gurley Brown—shocks America and saves a dying publication by

Goal for 2020: Take Care of Yourself

self care

by Ellen Blake   How are your New Year's resolutions going so far? We are not even a month in, and already I feel my resolve slipping away. My list of goals for 2020 is long - and almost exclusively revolve around what I want to do for others. I was taught

Homemade Thin Mint Cookies

I love Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies - always have. These homemade thin mint cookies taste just like the real deal and are simple to make in only 10 minutes using oreo cookies. Only  3 ingredients for this copy cat version! Ingredients 13 Oreo Cookies, separated with middle cream scraped off

Holidays Are Not The Same Without Mom: 5 Ways To Cope

missing mom during the holidays

by Leslie Farin, Publisher 50Plus-Today Missing Mom during the holidays People who lost their moms warned me how difficult it can be to get through the December holidays. And not just the first year. Their absence becomes more bearable as time passes, but the hole in your heart just doesn't seem to

My, How Things Have Changed!

things have changed

The Good Old Days... A friend sent me this post she found online from an anonymous source. Most of these sentiments are from before my time, but I remember my parents made reference to some of them!  How about you? Do you remember them? Did you hear the post office is

This Is Not How It Ends Rochelle B Weinstein

This week's book recommendation from Andrea Peskind Katz from Great Thoughts, Great Readers: This Is Not How It Ends  From USA Today bestselling author Rochelle B. Weinstein comes a moving novel of hearts lost and found, and of one woman torn between two love stories. Charlotte and Philip had a deep and instant connection when

3 Tips to Slow Down After a Lifetime of Rushing

slow down

  Award-winning author Lana McAra is the host of “Now It’s My Turn! Where the 50+ woman awakens her spark and en-joys her life” on the Awake TV Network. www.NowItsMyTurn.TV Email:     Beautiful things are everywhere, if we will simply notice. Yesterday, sitting at my desk I looked up to see three ladybugs

Sorry, No Christmas Tree Here

sorry, no christmas tree here

by Harriet Gross Hanukkah is NOT the "Jewish Christmas" The most-anticipated time of the year is approaching so quickly, we can hardly keep up with grabbing the gifts we want to give from the eagerness of shops to be rid of them! Just kidding, of course.  I’ve long given up the idea that

7 Words That Instantly Show Your Age

show your age

By Leslie Farin Sometimes I notice my kids' eyebrows shoot up when I say certain words - words I grew up with and still use without thinking. The blank expressions on their millennial faces clearly show they think I am an old fuddy-duddy. Not that they would know what fuddy-duddy means.  7

Dorot – Senior Programming in New York

norman reiss

by Leslie Farin WHAT IS DOROT? We recommend you take advantage of the wonderful programs offered by DOROT in NYC. This organization strives to meet the needs of older adults, whatever they may be. If you are looking for food, friendship, exercise, shopping assistance, referrals, cultural activities, or even personalized computer lessons,