Posts for February 2016


To the Summit of Mount Diablo

My son, who lives in New York City, had been in San Francisco on business when he called asking if there was any chance that he could come for lunch the next day


The Grandparent Clause

Our great-grandson Will has recently mastered the concept of “The Grandparent Clause,” a non-legally binding contract that insures that anything they do or say during a visit to the grandparents will be accepted and condoned without comment.


Golfing in Paradise

For golfers, Paradise Valley Estates is, well . . . Paradise! Not only do we live on a beautiful municipal course, but we have another which is equally good just a few miles away.


Belly Up to the Barre

In the Fitness Department’s ongoing effort to entice residents to keep fit, strong and flexible, the staff always searches for the latest exercise methods.


Top 10 Lessons I’ve Learned for Successful Aging

In October I turned the big six-o! This got me thinking about my career working with older adults.


We, Meaning You, Meaning Me

Shortly after I retired, my wife and I were relaxing in the living room, sipping our Friday night martinis, when she made a suggestion.


Fitness Served a la Golf Cart

The mission of LeadingAge is to expand the world of possibilities for aging. The organization boasts more than 6,000 members and partners in 39 states representing the entire field of aging services.


Summer Visits

During the summer of 1943, I spent two weeks with my grandmother in the village of Nimesch in Romania.

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