This isn’t just Autumn; it’s the Autumn stage of our lives.
Ever have a “senior moment?” Maybe the way to ask it is, “How many do you have every day?” Wendy Reichental is doing something about it.
How do we want to be remembered? As baby boomers, as individuals? BoomerCafé contributor Wendy Reichental writes that the only thing that matters, is that the memories are good.
Some of us — the leading edge of the baby boomer generation — have just coped with turning 65! So maybe we’ve forgotten about coping with an earlier birthday: 50. Canadian baby boomer Wendy Shade just went through it, and shares a piece about her experience.
Time is fleeting. And the older we get, the faster it fleets! Boomer writer Wendy Reichental got a new reminder of that on Christmas Day … the one day when you might want time to stand still.
It is hardly a novel observation to say, the world has changed. And the way we are perceived by our peers has changed, too. Wendy Shade has figured it out … and, she doesn’t want to be too busy any more.
Whether you are a young baby boomer or one of the oldest of our generation, there is something that strikes everyone the same way: our parents are slowly dying off. Wendy Reichental is only 49, but already has gone through it, and still sometimes finds it difficult to cope.