Category: Aging

Threshold choirs: voluntary singing to people in palliative care

Are you looking for an extra activity and a way of quietly helping others (otherwise known as volunteering)? If you’re already singing in a choir and free to attend weekly rehearsals, you’re eligible to join a Threshold choir. There may be one in your area. Their voluntary work consists of singing quiet, appropriate songs, on […]

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Digital Inclusion for Seniors and Retirees

The theme for NetHui 2019 is safety, inclusion and wellbeing on the open Internet. Nethui is not a conference but a huge community meeting where people share ideas and listen and brainstorm. Check out the NetHui 2019 website to get the flavour of this famous annual gathering. Strange to say, despite 20 years of involvement […]

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Colander—word of the day

This Monday the word of the day and writing prompt is “colander.” What does a colander have in common with its close cousins “calendar” and “calender”?

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Beauty tips for older ladies

Beauty tips are redundant for women in their 80s and 90s. Most of us haven’t got the eyesight or the patience to use 40 products and 12 steps just to dress up our faces. Please stop telling me how to look young. That is not how I want to spend my bonus years, my 80s and 90s.

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