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Our Virtual Book Tour with Amy Sherman yesterday was lively and the questions from our readers all had a common theme. How do I maintain a positive attitude when facing health and relationship challenges – my recent MS diagnosis, constant back and knee pain, the stress of aging, a Father with Alzheimers moving in with my family, the loss of my husband? Amy’s responses were consistent and right on. While validating each reader’s concerns, she also had practical suggestions – educate yourself about the problem, reach out for support, work … Continue reading

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We welcome Amy Sherman, author of “Distress-Free Aging: A Boomer’sGuide to Creating a Fulfilled and Purposeful Life,” to our virtual book tour. Amy, how did this book come about? I developed 10 strategies 29 years ago when I was pregnant with my son and found out I had Crohn’s Disease. The devastating news sent me on a negative spiral of depression and fear. However, after reassessing my situation, I realized that I had a great deal of power over how I could handle this health crisis. It took a lot … Continue reading

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Continuing from yesterday’s post – if you’re a Sandwiched Boomer in a rut, what follows are some more ideas to help you fight inertia. Create weekly or even daily to-do lists. For example, if a regular exercise program is your ultimate goal, begin by penciling in a 20 minute walk twice a week after carpool or during your lunch hour. Organization and planning may sound like dirty words. But the more you concretize what you plan to do, the greater the chances are that you’ll follow through with your intentions. … Continue reading

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