Posts Tagged ‘ senior women ’

HEALTH ISSUES SENIOR WOMEN FACE

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By Guest Post | Category: For Senior Women

Women’s Health Breakdown: 60’s It is important to pay attention to your body and its needs during your 60s. Whether you are trying to stay healthy for yourself, your spouse or to see your grandchildren grow up, there are many things to keep in mind at this age. Ovarian Cancer Photo courtesy of uchospitals.edu Unfortunately, [...]



THE WORLD OF SENIOR WOMEN

Mar 23rd, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Senior Women Unlimited! There is an interesting response when the phrase ‘senior women’ is searched in your favorite browser. The first articles that pop up are related to senior women and dating or finding a male partner. We find this interesting because it appears to be based on an assumption that senior women are first [...]



ARE SENIOR WOMEN ENTITLED??

Jan 16th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

We senior women, on occasion, have the tendency to develop an attitude… a message to others that says we are entitled.  Entitled to what?  We may think we should be pampered… coddled… humored… elevated to a ‘high’ position in the family…  you name it.  Such an attitude needs to be addressed if we want to [...]



FOR SENIOR (POST MENOPAUSAL) WOMEN ONLY

Jul 14th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

New Information About Drinking Wine Research into cardiovascular/heart disease, the #1 killer of senior citizens in the United States, has been ongoing since 1948 when the Framingham Heart Study was launched. The milestones of that study are remarkable, all the way from 1960 when the researchers first linked cigarette smoking to heart disease to 2002 [...]



SENIOR WOMEN: SWEDISH PANCAKES WITH BLUEBERRIES

Feb 12th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Favorite Childhood Stories This post comes under the category of ‘Favorite Recipes’ for senior women. We all have our favorites, and men who know how to cook do too.  One of the things I’ve enjoyed over the years is starting with a recipe in a book or magazine or online, and then tweaking it to [...]



SENIOR WOMEN ENJOY TRAVEL

Jan 7th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Senior Women Find More Freedom A friend recently took her adult daughter to Paris for  a holiday.  They took in a French culinary course and enjoyed touring the city.  She is a senior citizen, as is her husband, who–although he loves to travel–is unable to do so any longer.  So she has chosen to continue [...]



SOME NO-NOs FOR SENIOR WOMEN

Dec 19th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

From Fashion to Language At my 50th high school class reunion last June, a fellow-classman gave me and my sisters the penultimate compliment; he was introducing me as the featured speaker for the banquet, and he asked me what he should say about me.  I asked him what he remembered about me and my family; [...]



BREAST CANCER QUESTIONS FOR SENIOR WOMEN

Nov 27th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Strange Coincidences for Victims of Breast Cancer The incidence of breast cancer continues to be a major health concern for women of all ages, and particularly senior women.  We are concerned not only for ourselves, but for our daughters and grand-daughters.  And although men are not immune to breast cancer, their risk is considerably less [...]



For Senior Women: More Thoughts About My High School Class Reunion

Jul 4th, 2010 | By Jeannine Becker | Category: For Senior Women

I was telling my daughter about my high school class reunion and her compassionate response spurred me to further thought and consideration.  She commented that high school seems to be such a difficult time for so many students.  It was true in my day, 50 years ago,  it was true in her day, 25 years ago, [...]



Senior Women With an Entrepreneurial Spirit

May 16th, 2010 | By Jeannine Becker | Category: For Senior Women

When I turned 60, my husband had just retired.  He’d taught French and Spanish for 150 years and he was ready to do volunteer work and garden.  I was ready for a different adventure, but hadn’t quite figured out what that adventure was going to look like.  So when my youngest daughter asked me one [...]