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Older Not Old — Looking Past the Promise

Marketers love my mom. They phone, send her snail mail, populate her inbox, and come at her with more and more promises, thinking eventually she may say yes. Like my mom, many older adults are the targets of scammers trying to sell hope. Maybe in that way older adults are

Older Not Old — Looking Past the Promise 2018-02-22T18:43:11+00:00

Older Not Old — Food Legacies and Traditions

Thanksgiving is just around the corner so my mind is on our dinner menu. The stakes are a bit higher this year, as we are hosting my son’s future in-laws, whom we will be meeting for the first time. They, like many people, eat a fairly traditional meal. And I,

Older Not Old — Food Legacies and Traditions 2018-02-22T20:07:39+00:00

Older Not Old – Family Meals with Mom

I am a first generation American daughter of parents who were born in Germany. They worked hard to assimilate into American culture -- Dad ditched his German accent in high school to avoid being teased by his classmates, Mom made time for youth sports by allowing my sibs to skip

Older Not Old – Family Meals with Mom 2018-02-04T16:46:42+00:00

Older Not Old – When Life Gives You Zucchini….

A lot of the adjustments when the kids move out are pretty easy -- less laundry, a lower water bill, not as much "stuff" around the house. But it's really hard to get a handle on the food situation when you go from four to two. Often I buy more

Older Not Old – When Life Gives You Zucchini…. 2018-02-04T16:46:42+00:00

Older Not Old – Gardening and Composting

We've been in our house for 18+ years and it didn't take long for us to build a garden. I've never had much of a green thumb and I always thought of gardening as an activity for retirees. But there we were, parents in our 40s with two 10-year-old boys,

Older Not Old – Gardening and Composting 2018-02-04T16:46:42+00:00

Older Not Old — Sensible Portions

In my early days in NYC, I was on a mission to find the best and biggest muffins in town. Two places stand out -- Lincoln Square Deli and a bakery near NYU, where I was taking courses toward my Master's degree. I think the muffins weighed 4-6 ounces, for

Older Not Old — Sensible Portions 2018-02-04T16:46:42+00:00