Does your Grandma Google?

Many seniors use computers and smartphones If your grandma is about the same age as I am and has worked in an office, she probably knows more about computers than you might think. The idea that most older people don’t like computers is a myth. Of those on higher incomes and aged...

Drawing on money

Do you like to draw on your money? That might sound like a silly question, but since the death of Leonard Nimoy on February 27th this year, more and more Canadians have literally been doing just that. Design Canada have suggested via Twitter, that Canadians should “Spock” their older five dollar...

10 things I fear about growing older

Sitting with fear can be debilitating. As I reach my senior years I find many negative feelings about getting older. Here is my list of the negative. Once I can look at it in print I find the fear subsides! Tomorrow I will be posting the positives to balance things out…...

Free Books

Wondering what to do with all the extra time you have in retirement? Read all those classic books that you’ve always meant to read – many older books have no copyright and are free online. Did you know that you can download many books for free? I find that...

Free swim for seniors

Free Swim for Seniors Seniors Week is coming up soon in March 2015. Canterbury and Roselands Pools will be offering free entry to Seniors from Saturday 14th March until Sunday 22nd March. Come and get fit with me at Canterbury Pool!  It’s free for Seniors week So block out your...

Is this depression?

Depression ?  Could that be what I am suffering from? I never really worried about the process of ageing even through menopause. When you have a teenage daughter you are often made aware that you are old because they keep telling you so! You know it is just their...

Lonely or alone?

Many of us who live alone are not lonely, and many of us who live with families and friends can feel incredible loneliness and pain. Loneliness can affect us at any age, and for some people it taints their entire lives. That said, if we are over sixty, we...