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
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
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,
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.