A compilation of responses to a survey on intimacy in later years. (more…)
“Sisters are different. They heard the sobbing in the darkness. They lived through all your triumphs, all your favorites, all your loves and losses. They have no delusions. They lived with you too long. And so, when you achieve some victory, friends are delighted – but sisters hold your hands in silence and shine with […]
Over a year ago my grandmother passed away. Lots of conversations and emails went back and forth between my aunt and my brother that were at times, unpleasant. There is a bit more background to this story, but for purposes of GreyFeathers, I’ve shortened it. My aunt has completely cut me out of her life, […]
Comfort Keepers reports, “Despite the myth that older people can’t manage technology because of cognitive deficits, seniors are flocking to social media at a rapid pace. In fact, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ (and Hangouts), Pinterest, and Instagram all note higher adoption rates among adults 65 and older ─ and see seniors as their fastest growing audience.” […]
Gallina vecchia fanno buon brodo. Cosa vuol dire? Una gallina vecchia ha la carne dura, e per farla ammorbidire, bisogna cuocerla a lungo; questo fa sì che il brodo venga più saporito. Fuor di metafora, il detto allude alla positività della vecchiaia per via delle molte esperienze accumulate nel corso della vita.
What exactly is GreyFeathers.com about? Great question. “Galline vecchie fanno buon brodo,” (old chickens make good broth) is a common saying in Italy. Essentially it means as women age, they become well rounded in every sense. Mentally, physically, emotionally, and they have awesome perspective. NYC with Elisabetta, October 2017 The first time my Italian friend […]