Monthly Archives: April 2024

(10) Mistakes as Seniors’ Stepping Stones

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If we seniors aren’t willing to be a bumbling beginner we’ll never likely become a magnificent master.” Treated as stepping stones, our mistakes become the hallmark of mental growth. Our basal ganglia (one of our brain’s memory systems) opens wonderful windows into past memories, mistakes and events on one hand,… Read more »

(8) How are Seniors Smart?

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Intelligence is not what most seniors were told – a fixed IQ number. Nor is our IQ defined by any percentage score on a paper-pencil test. So what is an intelligent senior? Let’s begin with interesting newly discovered capabilities in our brains at any age. Are you aware that we… Read more »

(7) When Seniors Lack Adventure …

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Risk taking need not require seniors to waltz into a bear cave in spring with a steak strapped to our foot. But why do so many seniors lament not taking more risks to enjoy fresh and fun adventures? And that begs the question, what do adventurous seniors have that bored… Read more »