Yes, Dating In Your Seventies Is a Thing

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Senior Dating Classes

Dating Is Ageless Dating is often top of mind for the students in my Oasis Institute computer classes. Oasis offers adult learners over age fifty a variety of lifelong learning opportunities including classes, mentorship, and volunteer opportunities. After every session a student often would ask, Do you think I have the skills to try online dating? […]

Kathy Greenlee The Woman America Needs To Know

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Kathy Greenlee

Who is Kathy Greenlee? That might be the question most Americans ask. For those of us in the field of aging Kathy Greenlee is a familiar name. At a recent conference I was texting when over the public address it was announced Kathy Greenlee would be coming to the podium. I cut my text short and […]

Interdependence, Gerontologists, and @CoryBooker

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Cory Booker

Cory Booker A Gerontologists Best Friend Senator Cory Booker reminded the Democratic National Convention and America of our forefathers pledge for interdependence. My heart leapt! Interdependence has made its way to prime time. Quite possibly the word will become part of the American vocabulary. Perhaps that single word might change how we see older age? You see this […]

Why I Am at The #n4a2016 Conference

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#n4a2016 in san diego

And What It Means For Your Family What is The #n4a2016 Conference? The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is a national conference held yearly for the nonprofit membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and the 256 Title VI Native American aging programs.   What is […]

Canva On The Go New App

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Canva for Entrepreneurs

Canva Is Your Easy To Use Canvas Over three years ago I was listening to the Oh So Pinteresting Podcast by Cynthia Sanchez when she mentioned Canva. In her podcast, Cynthia described the power of visual images and the ease of using the online platform Canva to make blog posts come alive. Based on her podcast I […]

Tips For Aging In Community

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Senior Care How to age in community

Aging In Community Understanding the Power of Community For many years the call has been for aging adults to plan for aging in place described as, “the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level.” I too believe in this philosophy and encourage […]

The Everyday Gerontologist™ Celebrates A Birthday

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judi bonilla gerontologist celebrates birthday

The Aging Expert Celebrates A Birthday Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you! I hear my mother’s voice singing those familiar lyrics.  In my mind’s eye I see her beaming down at me smiling, walking toward me, carrying a homemade birthday cake, candles burning brightly. The birthday song, sung to me, sung by me, and […]

San Diego Seniors Lose Services in June

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Solutions For non profits serving seniors

Seniors Lose When Nonprofits Close In San Diego we all lose when a nonprofit organization serving seniors closes. For those in the field of aging we know when a nonprofit closes it means a lack of funding. It never means services are no longer needed. This week the National Institute on Retirement Security reported  “Women more likely […]