Life From This Point

A Blog About Retirement & Aging

May 20, 2016
by Janet Holt
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Finishing Well

I’ll bet you thought this post was about the funeral industry, didn’t you?  Nope.  Maybe that will be a topic for another day if anyone is interested but today I want to talk about taking care of business before you … Continue reading

February 23, 2016
by Janet Holt
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Music and Memories

Last week I saw a great show by a 60s and 70s tribute rock and roll group called “Phil Dirt and the Dozers.” They were a talented bunch of guys who played multiple instruments and could sing everything from the … Continue reading

February 8, 2016
by Janet Holt
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How Old Are You?

Remember when you were a kid and someone asked you that question?  “I’m 12 and a half,” we’d reply, eager to claim every one of our days. We couldn’t wait to be grown up when we believed we could do … Continue reading

January 25, 2016
by Janet Holt
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A is for Attitude

“Mrs. W., what are you smiling about?” I had entered her room quietly and caught her in a private reverie. She turned her face toward me and her smile broadened. “Oh,” she replied softly, “I’m just counting my blessings.” I … Continue reading

January 18, 2016
by Janet Holt
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Senior Moments, Part II

In the last post I listed the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s published by the Alzheimer’s Association. But it is important to know that even if you or someone you love is experiencing any of these warning signs, it does … Continue reading