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All articles are written and copyrighted by Pat Landaker. Reprints and partial use by permission only.

All articles are written and copyrighted
by Pat Landaker.
Reprints and partial use by permission only.

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Just When You Thought Were You Retired

How older adults feel about traditional retirement has changed. Why are so many choosing to leave their days of leisure behind and return to work, ...
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The Best New Year’s Resolution

If New Year’s Resolutions are all about self-improvement like weight loss, read more, eat less, take classes—then, self-care is the only New Year’s resolution you ...
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Glimmers Are Gifts of Aging

There are moments that happen in your life you may not take time to notice. They are glimmers of awareness that bring you happiness and ...
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Ways to Give Your Giving Dollar

It’s that time of year when your giving dollar goes into action. The term represents your donations to a nonprofit or not-for-profit effort or organization. ...
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Widowhood
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Living in the Widowhood

I’m approaching 10 years as a widow. At times, it’s been tough and challenging, sad and lonely, and scary and intimidating—but it’s also been filled ...
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Bumps in Your Road
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Who Put Those Bumps in Your Road?

Who put those bumps in your road? Take a look in the mirror. It’s you! Of course, you never imagined your family commitments, community activism, ...
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What Have You Swept Under the Rug
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What Have You “Swept Under the Rug?”

“Swept Under the Rug” is the idiom for that bump that’s been under your rug for years. Yes, the one you continue to ignore, hoping ...
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How Dare You Live Longer!

We may have to rephrase the famous greeting, “Live long and prosper” to “Prosper if you want to live long,” because eventually your longevity may ...
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Splitting Hairs on Ageism

Nowadays, everyone’s on the bandwagon of ageism, as if the term and its meaning were just discovered yesterday. No one really spoke of ageism out ...
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Even Kindness Needs Boundaries!

One of the most popular topics I teach is Setting Boundaries—but setting boundaries can be hard to do if you’ve made kindness the primary focus ...
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What’s Your Age-a-Tude?

What’s Age-a-Tude? It’s your attitude about aging. It’s what aging means to you. It’s how you define aging. It’s how aging makes you feel. It’s ...
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Are You Managing Your Emotions?

There’s one thing to understand about aging: It brings its own set of emotional, yet manageable shifts. As we age, we become both more accepting ...
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