We've still got it going on...
When I first spotted 'Doris', who features in our lovely logo (above), I couldn't help but make her our poster girl for The Association of Retired Single Women... She's energetic, she's going places, she looks like she has a whole 'bucket-list' of things that she can't wait to be, do and have in life and she has a big smile on her face!
That's what I want for you too - whether you're an 'always single' woman or, like me, you're 'single again'. I want you to have the happiest, healthiest, most vital, productive, energetic, prosperous and fulfilling retirement you could possibly have! At the same time, I want you to get the resources you need to help you balance having the kind of retirement you want and deserve to have, with planning to meet your future needs. That's what The Association of Retired Single Women is all about -
Dry skin can be a pesky problem. And sometimes it’s hard to tell whether a certain lotion will help to get rid of the dry and flaky skin. Fortunately there are some great natural remedies that can help you. Here are ten of the best.
1. Olive Oil - Olive oil is great for moisturizing your skin. Dab a small amount of olive oil onto wherever the driest areas of your skin are. Massage it in well so that your skin can benefit from the great moisturizing qualities of the…Continue
Posted by Ann Harrison on July 28, 2015 at 2:00
As an introvert who has not yet retired and who loves her own company, I often wonder about my potential for becoming isolated in retirement. Being single and running my own business, I can easily spend long periods of time alone - which, for many…Continue
Have you seen this already? If you haven't, get ready with the Kleenex...
The fifth grade chorus at P.S. 22 in Staten Island, New York, is already quite famous, having played for President Obama and performed with Katy Perry and Jennifer Hudson. This week, the group dedicated their last performance of the school year - Martina McBride's "I'm Gonna Love You Through It"- to their teacher, Adriana Lopez, who has breast cancer.
What a fabulous group of kids - I love how they got…Continue
Posted by Ann Harrison on July 25, 2015 at 10:00
OpenOffice.org -- This free productivity suite is an excellent way to get any word-processing type activities…Continue
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Get snapping to clear clutter
You're either going to love or hate this idea, but... If you're short of storage space or you're having a clear-out, have you ever considered taking digital photos of items that have nostalgic or sentimental value for you? The photo will still evoke the memories but will take up…Continue
Warning signs for older drivers
Have you started to worry about an aging relative's safety as a driver? Although the majority of older drivers are safe drivers, the combination of medical conditions, use of medication and reduced physical function can increase the risk of accidents and injury among older…Continue
Release your inner entrepreneur
It wasn't until I left my job, seven years ago, that I realised that I had a hitherto hidden entrepreneurial streak that now makes me wonder how I could have ever been comfortable working for someone else. If retirement (or the gloom and doom surrounding the economy) is…Continue
Do you hate packing?
Here in the UK, the holiday season starts with a vengeance this weekend. From today the roads, motorways and airports will be packed with people desperately trying to escape the unseasonably wet weather that we are experiencing here at the moment.
Of course, people who are…