Growing Bolder

Empowering Techniques for Solo Adults

By Carol Marak~ Much of society believes American households consist of a nuclear family: A man, woman, and two children. Remarkably, the U.S. Census Bureau tells us otherwise — American households consist primarily of solo adults. Accordingly, 35.7 million Americans live alone. That’s 28 percent of households, an increase from 13 percent of households in

Celebrating ‘Seniorship’ … with Dance

By Kristin Dupont ~ There are lots of milestones by which we can mark our lives. Turning 60 is a big one — and not just for individuals! The Senior Source, Dallas’s No. 1 resource for empowering and equipping older adults, is attempting a celebration for its 60th birthday never seen before: A virtual dance

Spirit Is Ageless

CC Young Celebrates Ageless Creativity By Shirley Flint, CC Young Resident~ My first connection to CC Young Senior Living was through a watercolor class I attended with my close friends Rozina Vlasimsky and Jacque Wacker. Little did I know that watercoloring — and the fun we had at the weekly classes — would lead me

Your Strategy for Success

By Arlene Johnson~ Have you ever had a flash of insight that forever changed you? It happened for me in a conversation with my client Steve, a CEO of a Fortune 500. He had strategies to achieve business goals. I had defined performance processes to support his companies success, but then I asked, “What about

Women in the Workplace: Tips to Succeed in a Male-Dominated World

By Marcus Lansky~ According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), women make up nearly 47 percent of the nation’s workforce. The majority of speech-language pathologists, social workers, physical therapists, and pharmacists are women. However, women are continuously underrepresented in the workplace, and advancing to senior-level roles can still be a challenge today. Fortunately, there

Where Are My Keys!

By: Heidi Frankel~ A friend shared this funny story that her friend shared with her – such is life in the world of social media. I am sure all who read it can relate! As soon as my friend’s friend had left a meeting with a client, she began searching for her keys. They weren’t

Making a Feature Film in Dallas

By K. C. Bailey~ It all started with a challenge from my husband. We were watching a movie with a scene of an attack against a woman that was so disturbing I left the room. When I returned, I complained that movies never seemed to show women getting the upper hand or taking revenge. My

Accept Who You Are in 2021

By Jennifer “Neily” Neily, MS, RDN, FAND~ In the 1993 movie Cool Runnings, loosely based on the Jamaican bobsled team, there was a scene I won’t forget. John Candy played the coach who retired to Jamaica in disgrace after being disqualified from the 1972 Olympics because he cheated. One player, Derice, wanted to know why

Someone Contemplating a Second Career

Starting a Second Career After 50

Using Your “First Act” Career to Benefit Your “Second Act” By Sara Waskow, Owner FranNet of Dallas-Fort Worth~ As we reach mid-life years, it’s quite common to think about the future in much longer terms. Many of our early “First Act” careers were all-consuming affairs: Whirlwinds of meetings, presentations, and social engagements that left little

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