Celebrating Our Independence

Jul. 1, 2021 by

In just a few days, we will be celebrating July 4th.  It’s always a fun celebration with barbecues, picnics and fireworks.  But make no mistake, the real celebration is about

Silver Linings of the Pandemic

May. 10, 2021 by

Has this past year changed your relationship with yourself?  Have you found special coping skills you never knew you had? 

Life is a Series of Choices

Feb. 5, 2021 by

Life is a Series of Choices A Blog by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior (2021) I remember back when I was in my 30’s I somehow came to realize that,

The Benefit of a Curious Mind

Jan. 11, 2021 by

This story starts back in September when I suddenly developed a severe stomach ache that lasted about 24 hours.  It was like nothing I’d ever had before (or since) and

Do You Got To or Do You Get To?

Jan. 4, 2021 by

I’m a muse and one of my clients is an 80-year old man in Boynton Beach.  As a muse, my role is to inspire him to love life and overcome

Giving the Gift of You this Holiday Season

Dec. 20, 2020 by

Time is money.  How many of you have heard this?  It’s a quote from Ben Franklin. To some extent, in a business context, there is truth to it.  But there

The Power of the Mind

Jun. 11, 2020 by

Recently, I was out bike riding on a beautiful Saturday morning.  I was feeling free as a bird and started to get a bit cocky.  With my newfound confidence, I

Staying Healthy

Mar. 3, 2020 by

by Anne Goldberg, the Savvy Senior Everywhere you turn, conversations are focused on the Corona virus. Fueled by ignorance and fear, people are stockpiling water and toilet paper, and  buying

Valentine’s Day

Feb. 15, 2020 by

With hearts and flowers abounding, I thought it would be interesting to look into the origins of Valentine’s Day.  It seems the holiday originated in Rome with the mid-February festival

Healthy Foods You Should Avoid!

May. 5, 2019 by

When people tell me  that they “eat well”, my answer is always that I don’t know what that means. They then go on to tell me they eat lots of

When Bad is Really Good

Apr. 29, 2019 by

Sometimes events conspire and life becomes a series of missteps. And in the midst of any given situation, it’s hard to figure out when something that happens is a bad

New Year Greeting

Dec. 28, 2018 by

This time of year offers the chance to express my gratitude for your support this past year. Without you, I couldn’t do what I do. In 2019, may you be graced with great health

I’m a Deviant and Proud of It!

Oct. 29, 2018 by

The Art of Living Longer – I’m a Deviant by Anne Goldberg I’ve always been a bit of a renegade, mostly living on the fringe of what ‘everyone else’ was

Why Bother Being “Healthy”?

Sep. 28, 2018 by

Living with purpose, having a reason to get up in the morning is a big part of having a happy, healthy life. But it’s really hard to help others when

Use It or Lose It aka Do You Suffer from the ‘Shar-Pei’ effect?

Sep. 20, 2018 by

After PT for my back surgery ended, I needed to replace that activity as I really understood how much better I felt after a session in the pool. I reluctantly

The Art of Living Longer: Surviving a Hospital Stay

Jun. 13, 2018 by

The surgery was unavoidable. Two disks in my lumbar spine were compressing the nerve that controls the quadricept muscle in my right leg and I could no longer lift my

Holidays, Miracles and You!

Dec. 13, 2017 by

Here we are again my friends… it’s December and most of us are deep in the anticipation, planning, stress and joy of the holidays. As November and Thanksgiving fade into

Reduce Your A**!

Oct. 8, 2017 by

A blog by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior Reduce my what? Don’t be offended, and as long as I have your attention, can we talk about inflammation? Let me elaborate.

Are French Fries A Weapon of Mass Destruction?

Aug. 20, 2017 by

The Art of Living Longer Blog by Anne Goldberg I recently read an article about a 2017 study published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition1. This eight-year study found

When Life Happens…

Jul. 14, 2017 by

The Art of Living Longer – When Life Happens…      If you’ve been following my blogs, you know that I recently left a nearly-ten-year relationship, moved to a whole

The Art of Living Longer: What is Old?

May. 17, 2017 by

by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior It astounds me as to how many of my peers feel old.  I don’t relate to that at all.  In fact, I recently celebrated

The Art of Living Longer: Familiarity Breeds Contempt

May. 1, 2017 by

A few years ago I was at a self-improvement weekend retreat where different people got up and talked about their fears and most private thoughts in front of a group

The Art of Living Longer: Spring Cleaning

Mar. 6, 2017 by

Spring is around the corner with its promise of lush greenery and warmer temperatures.  Traditionally, it’s a time of year to begin clearing out winter’s clutter.  Ahh, images of freshness

Awareness vs Mindfulness – What’s It All About?

Mar. 1, 2017 by

Does this sound familiar?  You get out of your car with your keys in your hand, pick up the mail, open the front door and then put everything down because

The Art of Living Longer – Fitness Trackers and Your Health by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior

Jan. 11, 2017 by

In The Art of Living Longer, I am always teaching about how urgently important it is for humans to use and exercise their bodies and brains.  I’m fond of saying,

New Year’s Resolutions!

Dec. 14, 2016 by

It’s incredible, but 2017 is just around the corner! I know that many of you will be making resolutions about improving your health. This month’s column is about ways you

Diet is a Four-Letter Word!

Nov. 1, 2016 by

The Art of Living Longer Curriculum Diet is a Four-Letter Word! by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior We hear so much about food these days. Eat this! No, eat that!

The Art of Living Longer: Embracing Change

Oct. 1, 2016 by

by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior Most of us fear change.  It seems to be a very normal reaction to life.  The irony is that change, like death and taxes,

The Art of Living Longer: Sugar, Diabetes & Dementia

Sep. 21, 2016 by

Irrespective of the changing laws surrounding medical marijuana, there is still a preponderance of people who don’t now, and never will, use these drugs.  The idea of using drugs is

The Art of Living Longer – Latest Trends for Seniors by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior

Aug. 26, 2016 by

August 26, 2016 The latest health newsletter from Harvard highlights three “trends worth tapping into.” They go on to say these three trends “fall into the ‘beneficial’ category” and are: 

The Art of Living Longer: You Are What You Eat! by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior

Aug. 24, 2016 by

The new norm with regards to nutrition seems to be the ages-old wisdom of Hippocrates: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” The Harvard Medical school newsletter,

The Art of Living Longer: Why Hold Back? by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior

Aug. 4, 2016 by

It’s hard to avoid the news these days. With the turmoil of the world, the arbitrariness of suffering is scary. In point of fact, we are more likely to get

The Art of Living Longer: The Science of Learning by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior

Jul. 11, 2016 by

Many seniors believe that they can’t really learn new things… a new language, a new habit or some hobby or game. This thought stops them from challenging themselves cognitively and

What is The Art of Living Longer? by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior

Jun. 13, 2016 by

Life is diverse. Each millisecond is filled with sound, texture, color, movement and emotions – trauma, love, joy and sorrow – and all of these things come at us, sometimes

The Art of Living Longer: Humor, Laughter & Living Longer by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior

May. 11, 2016 by

“A merry heart does good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones.” (Proverbs 17:22) A Maryland School of Medicine study in 2005 showed that laughter is linked

The Art of Living Longer: You Have the Power by Anne Goldberg, the Savvy Senior

Apr. 20, 2016 by

Have you heard about the latest research in longevity? Maybe you know about epigenetics? Or about the Blue Zones? Epigenetics is the science of our DNA that has proven lifestyle

The Art of Living Longer: Chaos to Calm… Decluttering Your Mind by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior

Apr. 11, 2016 by

It’s beautiful here in Florida this time of year. It beckons us to go outside and spend time enjoying the balmy weather.  I always feel better after a walk through

The Art of Living Longer: Young Enough to Have a Future by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior

Mar. 20, 2016 by

Not too long ago, I was on my way to a client. It was just after Noon and I was at a red light when I heard the crash. That

The Art of Living Longer: The Upside of Downsizing by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior

Mar. 6, 2016 by

Does the thought of moving send shivers down your spine? You’re not alone. Moving is a major life event, causing anxiety for most people, especially when you consider that you

Thoughts for the new year…

Dec. 27, 2015 by

2015 has been a good year. In the past twelve months I have redefined what I want to offer through Savvy Senior Services and it has become clear that my

The Season of Gratitude

Nov. 23, 2015 by

With Thanksgiving upon us, I am reminded that so many holiday dinners are fraught with family tension that the day becomes more squabble than gobble. That can be very stressful.

Twists and Turns

Jul. 7, 2015 by

Life has so many twists and turns, sometimes I worry about whiplash! Recently I lost a regular client.  I didn’t enjoy the work and wanted to leave but held on for the stability

How Can I Be of Service to You?

Mar. 1, 2015 by

Savvy Senior Update It’s been a long time since I’ve posted. I’ll try to be better at this.  I can honestly say that, at 62 (I’ll be 63 on April

Savvy Senior Services’ first blog

Sep. 18, 2014 by

It’s late and I’m at my computer trying to get this website to look like what I want.  It’s frustrating and challenging, yet I know that I will learn it.