Blog 55

Spring

Like a living coloring book, each day filling in with vibrant explosions of leaves and beautiful colors in all of the landscape. Spring has a unique way of bringing to life creativity, opening potential and renewing our belief in what's possible. As Spring begins we are very busy creating and…

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Cautionary Tale

We hope you have had an exceptional month full of good health and great joy! I have a cautionary tale to tell you all in hope that it will help protect you and your loved ones from the experience I recently had. The doctor failed, the insurance company failed, the…

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Live True to the Season

When we live according to our true rhythm we need to acknowledge the place where we live. Both inner space and outer environment. Live true to the season. It's winter in the Northeast and the bears are hibernating with a good long nap to rest, recover and reenergize for Spring.…

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Peace, Love, Prosperity

At this time of year when the holidays for many are clustered together and brings celebration with family and friends, we find gratitude for our blessings.  We are grateful for your continued support and look forward to enhancing your experience with us in the coming year. It's our mission to…

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A Time of Gratitude

It's November and wow how the world has risen up this week. It's also the month where we celebrate Thanksgiving and Veteran's Day. Where we give thanks to those that have served our country and for the love and friendship in our lives. Take a moment to reflect with family…

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Changing Seasons

As the season changes we are reminded how brilliant change can be. Here in the Northeast the foliage is a remarkable distinct and vibrant display.  Soon the leaves will show us just how beautiful letting go can be and winter will be upon us.  It's a life long journey to…

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Holidays Ahead

The weather has become cool and the leaves will start to change soon. It's also the time of year that begins the holiday season. So to those celebrating Rosh Hashanah, we wish you and your family a Healthy, Happy and Prosperous year ahead. Between now and the New Year we'll…

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Trying Something New

As we approach Labor Day and the last weeks of Summer are upon us....remember that we never regret the things we do...only the things we don't attempt.  Find time to do something that you've never done. Expand your horizons by learning a new skill or explore a new place.  Staying…

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Time & Talent Repurposed

I've been having discussions with colleagues over the past six months and so many have concerns about what they will be doing once they retire. How will they spend the bulk of their time beyond playing Golf and spending more time with family? The energy of working as part of…

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Let’s Talk About Retiring

Let's talk about retiring. As a colleague pointed out to a friend, if it's golf on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, what will you be doing the rest of the week? You may have already put a program in place for saving, figured out how much money you'll need to live…

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Are You a Helper or a Rescuer?

Do you listen for a request, give only what is needed, check results of your support? You're probably a helper. OR Do you give even when not asked, forget to ask for feedback and do the majority of talking? Maybe you give more and longer than needed? You are probably a…

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Why We Do, What We Do!

I hope each one of you had a beautiful Valentine's Day surrounded by loved ones. February is heart healthy month and this Valentine's Day I want to share a story; Why we do what we do. In October Well Beyond 55 presented it's first Pillars of Life Symposium. It was…

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Community at it’s best!

Until last week we were blessed with an easy winter which had made popping in on my neighbors to check on them and drop off groceries, easy. Then the wind shifted and the blizzard to break all records hit. Community is never better witnessed than in times of urgent need.…

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Making Memories

Memories, we talk a lot about retaining and preserving them, but little is said about creating them. When my children where very young and the gifts seem to be endless and in over abundance...I asked my family and friends to no longer give my children things... that they had everything…

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Thanksgiving

In the spirit of giving and thinking about family, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with those we care for, family given and family chosen. I am grateful for all that has been given, for all the people who I share relationships with, for good health and the security and…

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Communication

20 plus years ago when I started my first business it was crystal clear to me that there was a great use for this new technology that I was exposed to beyond email. I had been traveling extensively and my communication with those in other countries become costly via the…

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A Gift of Time

Having the pleasure of sitting with my great grandparents listening to stories about World Wars and their migration from Eastern Europe to the United States through Ellis Island were first hand accounts of changes in community, culture, political and religious intolerance. A gift of time well spent and the blessing…

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Never Forget

It was a morning that can not be forgotten. The memory of those that were lost will never be forgotten by those that loved them. In NY that day I picked up my children from school just after the first plane hit and on the TV was the visual of…

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Retirement? Why?

Richard Branson turned 65 this year and has asked the public to suggest challenges for him and he will choose 65 to accomplish in his 65th year. I think it's a great thought, provides time to reflect on unaccomplished goals and interest never pursued. Take a moment as the seasons…

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Being Neighborly

On warm summer days when the news is running alerts for air quality and to please consider using mass transit, these are the days our neighbors and loved ones need extra attention. We lived in a townhouse community for more than a decade and it was terrific. My home shared…

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Summer Bounty!

Summer is in full swing here and that means that your local farmers market is full of the season's best! Buying local and Organic provides you and your family with the highest quality local foods available. If you don't know where to find your local market, ask town hall or…

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Our Independence

During the anticipated long weekend playtime, take a few minutes and acknowledge the holiday and significance, having the freedom to be self ruled. There are so many people today around the world that do not live in freedom, I'm grateful! I'll be visiting the Boston area this holiday and spending…

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Save The Date!

We are approaching the 4th of July, our celebration of Independence and it has me thinking about our personal independence and the value we place on it as we get older. It's the fear of losing that independence that may keep some from giving up their car keys when they…

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Let’s Talk

WellBeyond55 is focused on everything we all need to know so we can live Well, Beyond 55. Let's Talk By Lisa Rosenthal, Principal & CEO, Well Beyond 55 It seems that the 55 age benchmark is a designation defining some communities resident demographic. There is substantial data from the American…

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Welcome to Well Beyond 55

Welcome to Well Beyond 55 By Lisa Rosenthal, Principal & CEO, Well Beyond 55 My name is Lisa Rosenthal and I am the President and CEO of Well Beyond 55. On behalf of my team and myself, I would like to formally and whole-heartedly welcome you into the WB55 family.…

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