December 2015 - Wesley Glen Retirement Community

Charitable Giving 2015

With the last few days of the year approaching, it’s not too late to make a charitable donation to your favorite charity or to provide collected personal or household items to a local non-profit group. According to the National Philanthropic Trust, the annual American household gave $2,974 to charities in 2014. In addition, non-profits are […]

Back to Work at Our Age?! New Careers for Seniors

A recent movie “The Intern” features Academy Award-winning actor Robert DeNiro as just that: an intern back to work in corporate America, reporting to a 30-something boss. Many of my friends who are of retirement age are finding themselves in new careers and/or just NOT retiring. They say they can’t afford to or they just […]

Tips and Safety for Holiday Shopping Online

On Thanksgiving every year there’s chatter at each house we visit about what store is going to have the best prices on black Friday for their personal shopping lists. As much as I love to shop, the older I get, the less interest I have in tackling the crazy crowds on Black Friday. And what […]

Holiday Entertaining Made Simple

How many hours did you spend planning your family’s Thanksgiving festivities? Did you have a hard time keeping your eyes open once you were finally able to sit down to the meal you spent weeks planning? I have family and friends who enjoy the stress of the holidays, the planning, shopping, cooking, entertaining, and the […]