Relationships

  • Podcast Ep 24: Dating After 60, Find True Love at 70: How To Fall In Love Again
    Dating after a breakup or dating after marriage is not easy, but it is possible to find love again. Some of us may want to find love after the loss of a spouse.  It is our innate human need for connection.   Finding romance after 50, finding love after 60, finding a partner after 70,…
  • Date Over 60: Best Tips and Advice for Getting Back Out There
    You probably never thought you’d have to learn to date over 60, but here you are – getting ready to put yourself out there. Ok, time for real talk. It’s been decades since you’ve dated, a lot has changed. But one thing that remains the same. First dates can be awkward. And you’re out of…
  • Find Love Later in Life: True Love After 60
    Risa interviewed Mona (80 years young) and Paul (74 years young) a year ago when they first started dating.  Mona met Paul at Fire Island 3 years ago and they saw the spark then. They had a long distance relationship, but now they have moved in together in Arizona. Mona didn’t think she would move…
  • Covid Sheltering in Place: Q&A with Lisa Ling and Paul Song
    How is your health?  Paul: We are all safe and healthy. We are trying to keep my 88 year old mom safe by limiting her exposure and contact to people outside of our immediate family. What have you been doing to keep you and your family healthy – physically and mentally? Lisa: Paul and I…
  • Blue Zone in Okinawa Japan: Keys to Longevity, Happiness and Living a Healthy Life
    Getting a dementia diagnosis is one of the moment you hope never to experience. Although usually by the time you get to the doctor’s, you pretty much know as there are signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and signs of dementia along the way. Families need to know the diffences between vascular dementia, lewy body dementia, frontal…
  • How These Teens Are Helping To Fight Senior Loneliness and Isolation in Nursing Homes
  • Dating After 60, Find True Love at 70: How To Fall In Love Again
  • Dating Success Over 60, Finding Love at 70: Rules on Finding Love Later in Life
    We are excited to kick off the series with a former boss from my days working at NYU. Mona Kreaden was a very caring boss. She helped me in so many ways personally and professionally. She was always polished, professional…and always single from the time I knew her, and happily so. We lost touch after I left NYU and fast forward 20 years later, we recently reconnected.
  • 5 Ways To Find Out What Matters Most
    As they often say, the years seem to go by faster as we grow older.  It feels so true, doesn’t it?   As we ring in another year, I thought it would be a good time to talk about starting your or your loved ones’ care plan.  That starts with having the initial conversation. 
  • Live a Simple Life: Lessons from My Filipino Father
    My Story – I had just started a new position with Gilda’s Club Worldwide, whose mission was to provide socio-emotional support to families living with cancer. That included not just the individual whose body the cancer invaded, but also all those around them affected by their cancer. My tenure at GCWW opened me up to…
  • Life as a Millenial Caregiver
    My Story – In 2012, I landed my first “real” job after graduating from college. I experienced not only the nervousness of entering into the workforce, but also the harrowing process of attaining a diagnosis for my mother, who was exhibiting symptoms of behavioral changes and memory loss. In 2013, my mother was diagnosed with…
  • My Mother’s Cancer Journey
    My Story – My mom was diagnosed with cancer in the September of 2015. It all started on vacation in California, playing with her grandkids when they discovered she couldn’t see out of her right eye. At first we were surprised and amused how funny grandma didn’t noticed that. Her eye doctor had diagnosed that…
  • Finding the Best Quality Home Care in a Skilled Nursing Facility
    On one of my trips to Chiang Mai, Thailand, I was lucky enough to encounter a nursing home/care resort facility just outside the city. I had been to Chiang Mai several times and always enjoyed the city, culture, people and food (seriously, what’s not to love?!) . I heard that there were loads of people…