womenTALK: Midlife Matters

Monday, Mar 02nd 2015

Have Fun Getting Healthy

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Are you tired of hearing the pleas to get out there and exercise for your health? Yeah, I know. While I happen to be one of those people who actually likes going to a gym, I know so many people who say that's boring, tedious, mind-numbing work.

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Monday, Mar 02nd 2015

Pursuing Your Passion in Your Next Act

authored by Judy Freedman

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Thursday, Feb 26th 2015

Facing Mortality: Live Life to the Fullest

authored by Marcia Mangum Cronin

We've all heard that we should live each day to the fullest, because there's no guarantee how many days we'll have. Coming face to face with mortality reinforces that lesson. My sister is facing that reality after her recent diagnosis with ovarian cancer. And those of us who love her are facing it along with her.

We all know life is random. Bad things happen, even to good people.

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Monday, Feb 23rd 2015

Why I'll Never Win a Blogging Award

authored by Sheryl Kraft

With the Oscar awards ceremony just concluded, I got to thinking: There are so many fabulously talented actors and actresses, directors and producers, animators and screenwriters out there. There are so many others behind the scenes who I don't even know about or will never quite understand what it is they do. They all work so hard. Their work consumes them. And they've likely been at it for a very, very long time, dedicating every waking moment to their craft.

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Sunday, Feb 22nd 2015

Finding Spectacular Specs at Online Eyewear Shops

authored by Judy Freedman

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Thursday, Feb 19th 2015

Should You Wash Your Poultry? And Other Facts

authored by Sheryl Kraft

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Saturday, Feb 14th 2015

How to Plan Romantic Vacations During Your Life After 50

authored by Judy Freedman

"Long-term relationships are strongest when romantic trips are part of their history, present, and future," says Pepper Schwartz, PhD, coauthor of Frommer's Places for Passion, and AARP sex and relationship expert. (Hear that, L? That's my boyfriend L I'm referring to. We need to plan more romantic vacations. When are you retiring?)

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Monday, Feb 09th 2015

My Very First Half-Marathon!

authored by Sheryl Kraft

With each passing year, I get more hopeful about some things, yet less hopeful about others.

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Monday, Feb 09th 2015

Are You Taking Care of Your Heart Health?

authored by Judy Freedman

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Wednesday, Feb 04th 2015

Beauty Alert: The Scoop on Botox and Juvederm

authored by Sheryl Kraft

I used to say that I came from a family of vain women.

My dear and very attractive grandmother, born at the turn of the 20th century, valued her beauty so greatly that she'd go off on a "vacation" and emerge weeks later looking rather refreshed and rejuvenated. As I got older, I quickly caught on that "vacation" was merely her clever moniker for "face lift."

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