Social Media Overwhelmed? Fear Not, These Apps Can Help

As a boomer who launched a new company a little over a year ago, I’ve had to learn a tremendous amount about social media, and how to use it. Even though I’ve owned my own business for more than 20 years, my promotional skills were a bit stale. Like many others in my generation I relied on traditional advertising and public relations for marketing. As far as social media, I had a website, and shared stories on Facebook with friends, …

The Takeway: Older Women Promote “Aging Stylishly” on Fashion Blogs

Fashion may be fleeting, but style isn't"”as a new<a href=""> crop of digitally and sartorially savvy older women have been proving</a>. Whether starting their own personal <strong>style blogs</strong> or appearing on blogs curated (and usually featuring) those decades younger, these women aim to show that <strong>aging</strong> doesn't have to bring muumuus and orthopedic shoes.

Kindness is Always the Right Path

Let me start by telling you this is not what I had intended to write about this week, but after several twist and turns on Tuohy Turnpike 101, I did a Dukes of Hazard slide and changed directions. First, I never imagined so many of you would enjoy my blog post on the time spent in the ladies’ room last Sunday. I’m so glad some of you enjoyed the experience, even if you were living vicariously through me. Secondly, you are …

Boomer Blog Watch: The New Old Age

Jane Gross of the New York Times pens a blog discussing issues impacting older Americans.