Writing My Memoirs

Writing My Memoirs

I first started thinking about writing a memoir when I was in my teens. Whenever I met someone new, I told them my story (living in Santa Cruz, meeting the Hartleys, being adopted by them). This all happened when I was young (14); they would say what an...
Aging in Place

Aging in Place

Aging in place is the ability to live safely, independently, and comfortably in one’s home and community. It is a growing trend in the United States, with nearly 90% of seniors wanting to stay in their homes as they age. There are many benefits to aging in...
Trends in Aging

Trends in Aging

The trends in aging during the 2023-2050 era are: The number of older adults is increasing. The global population is aging and growing older in the coming years. In 2023, there will be an estimated 1.4 billion people aged 65 and older, and it will reach 2.1 billion by...
Retirement Income

Retirement Income

If you are like most of us, you’re not rich, a trust fund baby, or independently wealthy; therefore, you need to plan for your retirement by saving for it from the time you start working. Invest all your money saved (preferably every month) in the available...
Investing for Retirement

Investing for Retirement

Every Wealth Advisor whom I talked to about my future says the same thing, Make sure you have saved six month’s worth of expenses ASAP. This rule applies whether you’re single, married, or head of household: with a lot of dependents. The figure to save changes based...
Aging in Rhode Island

Aging in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging (OHA) is the chief advocate for the senior citizens of Rhode Island, older adults living with disabilities, and their caregivers. The division is committed to empowering the elderly by availing the necessary resources the...
Faucet

Faucet

Whenever I think of a faucet and how easy it is to get water in civilized society, it reminds me of my days in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz (Galapagos Islands-Ecuador) back in the 1960’s, and how we didn’t have running water, so we did not need faucets. In the USA...