Category Archives: Active Senior Years

Enjoy your life. Keep it simple.

The joys of simple living A new year has dawned, bringing with it the opportunity to make a new beginning. To learn from past mistakes. Even make a course correction if necessary. Many have made resolutions of all kinds, and … Continue reading

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Staying connected in a shrinking world

When a black bear came calling In a shrinking world, no-one, not even faraway family is too far away. And thanks to modern technologies, what was once unimaginable is possible today. For instance, a few days ago, when a black … Continue reading

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How much red wine is good for you?

Is red wine good for health? “What can we get you from Goa?” people I know often ask me when they’re going to my home state. “Be a sweetheart, and get me a bottle of port wine,” I tell them, … Continue reading

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Learn a new skill. Keep your brain sharp!

You’re never too old to learn a new skill It’s true. When you learn a new skill, you not only add an element of excitement to the boredom of your daily routine, you can also keep your brain sharp – … Continue reading

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Concessions for Senior Citizens in India

Enjoy senior citizen discounts For those of you who are finding it hard to come to terms with being a retiree, or are resentful about aging, here’s something to shake you out of that ‘down-in-the-dumps’ mood and make you wake … Continue reading

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10 Insomnia remedies from the experts

Simple tips for sound sleep Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you rue the fact that you can no longer sleep like a baby? Then it’s time to discover simple insomnia remedies from the experts and get rid of … Continue reading

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Exercises for preventing bone fractures

Exercises for stronger bones What do you think will happen to a house if its framework is weak and rickety? Right, it will soon collapse. Well, if we don’t take care of our bones which are the support system of … Continue reading

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Natural cures for depression and anxiety that cost nothing

Dealing with depression and anxiety naturally Have you ever checked the results thrown up by recent mental health surveys? If you have, then you’ll agree that it really is a mad, mad, mad, mad world we’re living in today. According … Continue reading

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The secret to aging slowly

A simple anti-aging remedy Do you often make Mr. Bean-like faces when you see people (ordinary people whom you know, not film stars or Page 3 celebrities) who are as old as or older than you, but look like they’re … Continue reading

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Spread some love on Valentine’s Day

Make your life sweeter Growing older is inevitable. Chronologically, I mean, not in spirit. We have to grow older, but we don’t have to grow bitter. Being bitter and resentful is a sure formula for unhappiness and for adding on … Continue reading

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