It was clear that Mum was becoming “forgetful”. Over dinner she would ask my sons the same question - again and again. Simple tasks were becoming an issue. We knew as a family we had to make plans. We sought...Read More
If I knew at 40 what I now know, at twice that age, I would have taken up golf! And I would now have less difficulty filling in my spare time. In fact I could look forward to a challenging old...Read More
I was once a matchmaker – I worked with an online dating website in Ireland for over a decade and believe me when you are that long in the dating game you really get to meet and see all types!...Read More
No matter what the health benefits dancing is always great fun. At a recent birthday celebration I attended all the birthday girl wanted to do was become a Dancing Queen and celebrate with her friends while ABBA tracks pumped out...Read More
It is really hard to believe but we are already half way through the Garden Bird Survey season. It starts at the beginning of December and runs to the end of February. Its one of these quiet hobbies ....no-one is...Read More
Are you beginning to feel invisible. You are not alone. Check out these two taking a pop at themselves and society!
Fáilte Isteach is a community project welcoming migrants through conversational English classes. The project provides the necessary language skills to new migrants in a student-centred, welcoming and inclusive manner while involving predominantly older volunteers and recognising their skills, expertise...Read More
I can’t wear Black as a fashion statement any more! I have finally, reluctantly, faced this fact. For 50 years it has been my “go-to” colour – or non-colour - for every occasion. It was what I wore to all...Read More
Oscar Wilde once wrote - She tried to look picturesque, but only succeeded in being untidy I am by my nature an untidy person. And to make matters worse the one thing I really hate in life – housework! I...Read More
A big shout out to the people at Yoplait Ireland for their campaign #ILoveMyAge. How great is it to see real Irish olders giving us positive feedback on their age.