Category Archives: Getting Older

Counting Down the Days (#27)

I come from a family with many relatives, who have lived healthy and productive lives far into their nineties. I don’t smoke, drink in moderation, try to eat healthy, and exercise regularly. I figured, I had many good years ahead … Continue reading

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One More Candle on the Cake (#12)

I have a birthday coming up soon, and I’m already dreading it. I remember how I couldn’t wait to turn sixteen, so I could drive, or eagerly awaited the celebration of my twenty-first birthday with thoughts of a trip to … Continue reading

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Honey….. Maybe it’s Time to Think About That Will (#7)

  I read a story about a recent study by researchers at the University of California. Scientists, using data and questionnaires from people over fifty, devised a checklist to predict a person’s chances of living another ten years. They called … Continue reading

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