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A Dictionary of Popular Scams

A Dictionary of Popular Scams

We’ve been talking about technology, scams, and scammers themselves. I thought it might be helpful to go over a few terms so that we are on the same page. Scammers Merriam-Webster defines scammers as “one who perpetrates a scam : a person who commits or participates...

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Aging is a Mindset

Aging is a Mindset

It probably comes as little surprise to you that aging is a mindset. We know that our thoughts and perceptions shape our worlds. But would it surprise you to know that people with more positive attitudes on their own aging lived approximately 7.6 years longer than...

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What the heck is the Age Tech industry?

What the heck is the Age Tech industry?

Last week, I interviewed Patrick Baker about the different ways in which our personal information (“the Holy Trinity”) can be used to scam us. Even though some of it can be accomplished through technology, there are also many opportunities to use technology to improve...

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Scamming Their Way Into Your Wallet

Scamming Their Way Into Your Wallet

“Scammers are getting more and more sophisticated as they use both technology and psychology to trap their victims”, Patrick Baker of Prime Life Tech tells me. Using what professionals call “social engineering”, scammers are looking to elicit a reactive emotional...

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Make New Friends (But Keep The Old)

Make New Friends (But Keep The Old)

It’s important in retirement to maintain old friendships and cultivate new ones. Why? Friends help to keep us young, sharp, and current. They challenge us to keep our minds and bodies active and to try new things. If you’re reading this and thinking, “I have plenty of...

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When All You Have Is Time

When All You Have Is Time

I’ve been talking a lot about the third pillar in the Edward Jones 2020 study, the Pillar of Purpose, as well as how to find your particular purpose over the last few weeks. If you haven’t read the two blogs linked above, I recommend setting aside 10 minutes to get...

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Exploring Your Life Story

Exploring Your Life Story

On top of being a retirement and aging coach for older adults, I practice as a licensed psychologist in twenty-two states (currently). And as a psychologist one of the first things I like to talk about when a patient enters my office is their life story.  Your...

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Why Coaching for Seniors

Why Coaching for Seniors

Why do we need life coaching in our 50’s 60’s 70’s? Seniors need a life coach. I am a life and transition coach for older adults.  I had a reporter interview me yesterday and ask me why do seniors need coaching???  Isn’t that just for young people? My...

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I don’t give a damn.  Freedom in aging

I don’t give a damn. Freedom in aging

I love having the gift of not caring what others think or having to go by the rules. I do think that being older and wiser means that it is important for you to do things your way and not having to just go along without thinking. I don’t mean that you do uncaring...

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Solving Social Isolation with Technology

Solving Social Isolation with Technology

Last week’s blog was pretty heavy but included a topic we need to be very open about in retirement planning - social isolation. While I don’t believe there is any ONE answer to the issue of the growing rate of social isolation in aging adults, I do believe that there...

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