Old Age: What’s the Big Deal?

Old Age: What’s the Big Deal?

In the lead-up to my 70th birthday in December, I’ve been playing with the idea of declaring myself old. This is my way of getting used to the idea. After all, at some point I have to own my age, and ‘old’ is just a word, isn’t it? I know there...
Yoga is Perfect for Seniors

Yoga is Perfect for Seniors

via Pinterest I admire older individuals who put aside their fears and considerations and come to yoga for the first time. These 50 to 80 year olds are what I call the ‘grey warriors’. By joining a class at this late stage, they are setting off on the...
Losing Gracefully

Losing Gracefully

From the above title, you might think I’m going to be writing about a tennis match or a disagreement with my spouse. But no, this is much more serious. I’m talking about losing memory, losing faculties, and losing muscle strength. I’m talking about...
Yoga and the ‘D’ Word

Yoga and the ‘D’ Word

What kind of person would enrol for a course called, ‘Midwifeing Death’*? As it turns out, I am that sort of person. Not only did I not hesitate to sign up for the course, but I did so without fully comprehending what it might involve. I do know that death...