Category: Happiness

You Get What you pay for!

I hope this note finds you in great health and good spirit because of these crazy times. Imagine the great stories we’ll someday be able to tell our grandchildren. Oh wait, most of already have grandchildren so scratch that idea 😊. Instead, imagine how thankful we’ll be when we finally get through this.  We all […]

There is no them, there is only us!

I hope this note finds you in great health and excellent spirit, despite the madness of the times. This joke I heard sums it up this year: A guy walks into a bar in New Orleans and says, “Give me two Hurricanes and a Corona.” The bartender responds, “That’ll be $20.20!” Many of you know […]

Take Care of Yourself During COVID!

My wife Q and I are into our third week of exploring the great Northwest, taking hikes, wearing masks, staying at Airbnb’s and doing as we/she pleases. After a career of 70 hour work weeks, it was definitely time for Quantz to take a break and we are loving it. Here’s the funny thing, as […]

How to catch a buzz!

I hope you’re having a great week, despite the heat, the pandemic and the storms. My in laws’ brand new rider mower was totaled by the surge from Hurricane Isaias and their insurer refused to cover it, said they should have brought it inside. Aren’t you glad Medicare doesn’t work like that? “I’m sorry your […]

Get outside and feel better

As we age into Medicare, it’s important to get outside and feel better. As our son prepares for the Air Force, we’re doing our best to spend time together before he begins his service. Especially in these times of COVID, one of the healthiest things we can do is to get outside and spend time […]

The secret to survival may be self care and a news fast!

Covid-19 is a game changer. It is particularly hard on Seniors and those with compromised immune systems or comorbid health conditions. Things will probably get worse,but you don’t have to get worse. The answer is self care. Get plenty of sleep, eat well and exercise. Take a few minutes each day to give thanks for […]

How to survive at home during social distancing

Even though I’ve worked from home for years with Medicare clients, this has been a strange week. Social distancing doesn’t mean social isolation. Watch this video to learn some of my tips. This is the biggest shift we’ve had since 9/11 and you know it hasn’t been easy. I’ve had to change my patterns and […]

Try Something New!

As we age, it’s important to get out there and try new things and get out of our comfort zone. When my kids gave me a gift certificate to indoor skydive, I was tempted to give it to friends but now I’m really glad I didn’t. Whether it’s going to a lecture or attending a […]

The Boy Scouts Were Right!

As a Certified Senior Advisor, every week I chat with two types of people: those who are prepared and those who aren’t. One thing’s for sure, if you live long enough, you’re gonna get old. And if you get old, you’ve got to be prepared.