aging

Aging with grace and beauty. Embrace age with aging advice, tips, and tricks.

Zach Brennan10 months ago
Growing Up
Every now and then, I think back to the days when I was small and fragile. I didn't have a care in the world. I could jump off of the garage roof, into the sandbox, and all would be okay. That was jus...
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Sabrina Benzies10 months ago
Day One of Many
For a long time, I felt as though I was stuck in a place where I wasn't quite an adult but not a child. Usually, people get this feeling when they're in their teenage years, but mine migrated to my ea...
Verona Jones10 months ago
Aging Is Just a Part of Life
I just turned 61-years-old, and for the most part I don't feel it. I have arthritis in my knees, and some minor aches and pains that tell me I'm getting older as well. At 61-years-old, I have also hit...
Carolann Sherwood10 months ago
Quirky Baby Boomers
Are the good old days gone? I often think about the baby boomers. I am a baby boomer and suddenly find myself at the top of the family ladder. I now sit in the place once reserved for my grandparents ...
Hannah Amiee10 months ago
Becoming a 'Real Grown-Up'
When I was a young child, I firmly believed that I would reach adulthood at the age of fifteen, and I couldn't wait. I don't know what convinced me of this number—perhaps it was the misrepresentation ...
Milk Sugar Intolerance
I am hearing that more people are suffering from lactose intolerance. These people suspect that they cannot digest milk sugar in their body. This intolerance can affect anyone at any time when it has ...
Maurice Berniera year ago
Retirement: The Next Phase in My Life
As of this writing, I am a 62-year-old black man living in New York City. I am not trying to brag. I am just telling you, my reader, my perspective in this article. I am not really a happy person righ...
Maurice Berniera year ago
Parked in My Car on a Sunny Sunday Morning
When I was in college, I studied English which, obviously, included the study of prose and poetry. To be very honest, I was not a huge fan of poetry. That is not to say that I hated it. I meant that I...
Claire Raymonda year ago
How to Be a Real Life Adult
Being an adult sucks, I call bullsh*t on the whole thing. It's hard, it's boring and it's really freaking expensive! And nobody even tells you if you are doing it right or not. You just muddle along l...
George Nekilana year ago
9 Things That Cause Gray Hair Before 30
When it comes to our hair, we're so cautious of keeping it in tip-top shape. We'll wash our hair twice or three times a week (no more!), try not to put so much heat into our hair often, use the best p...
Maurice Berniera year ago
Help!!
I need help (as if some of my friends already know). I am broke (and out of money, too, but that is another story for another day). I need to be fixed (No! Not “fixed” as in what happens to a dog). Oh...
Maurice Berniera year ago
My Tribute to the Dead
I passed a cemetery today. No place in particular. As I waited for the light to change in my favor, I saw a cemetery. It was dark. Everything was encased in a shadow. It was lonely. It made me think, ...
Angela Shifletta year ago
Is There a Test for Dementia?
To date, there is no definitive test for dementia; however, if you have a loved one that is showing early signs of dementia, there are a variety of questionnaires, assessments, laboratory tests, radio...
Life Begins At...
Well, I hit the 4-5 this year and the next turn off is junction 50. The world seems to be getting ready for it as well. I remember 15 years or so ago I was getting spam for penis enlargers and free en...
Ft Mta year ago
Why Hitting 30 Is Gonna Hurt
So here's the thing. As a 29+ year old quickly approaching the BIG 30 (six months to the day), I am faced with the realization that this may hurt. A LOT. It seems like only a couple of months ago I wa...
Denise Willisa year ago
Five Ways I've Grown Better in My Old Age
I never thought I would live to be 30, because that was old, over the hill, and finished with living. I never stopped to think about the experience gained in maturity, nor did I believe my thinking wo...
Tarra a year ago
On Turning 50
There are various points in life, typically associated with ages that are considered milestones. Rites of passage even. From birth, there are events that occur that mark the evolution and growth of ea...
Rach Murphya year ago
What’s It Like to Be an Adult?
"No darling, that's for grownups." I can't pinpoint the exact moment this was said to me for the first time, but I can almost guarantee I was holding a mid 90s Smart Price can of cider...You've probab...