It seems that older women, long invisible or shunted aside, are experiencing an unfamiliar sensation: power.
Joyce Wayne has been writing about social issues, business and culture for forty years.
This year she is publishing her second novel, Last Night of the World, a spy thriller about Soviet spies operating in Canada during World War II. Joyce is also the author of The Cook’s Temptation. An award-winning journalist, Joyce is most interested in the stories of men and women trying to thrive in challenging circumstances.
Here, she is exploring matters relevant to the lives of retirees and soon-to-be-retirees facing the rapidly changing circumstances of the new retirement.
Joyce Wayne: Retirement Matters
If you’re like me, talking about dying isn’t at the top of your list of happy subjects. I’d even rather discuss taxes than death, but in Lyndsay Green’s new book,
Social capital is about agency, connections and influence – good things in life that don’t directly relate to how big your bank account is.
This year, I’ve made only one New Year’s Resolution. It has nothing to do with exercising more or eating less.
“It’s important that Mary gets a pink housecoat not a blue one, so it takes some organizing,” says Ryan Jershy, manager of Home Instead Senior Care.
Women of experience and know-how are becoming the change artists of today.
Why do older adults travel to attend reunions in their hometown? For many of us, we know it’s asking for trouble: stirring up some old memories that might be best forgotten and left to lie dormant where they have been buried for decades.
Financial literary can mean different things for people throughout many stages in life.
During the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to spend quality time with long time friends.
I joined the downsizing crowd with great expectations.
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