Lessons Learned: Age, Aging and Ageism

FollowShare   By: Barbara Penn-Atkns             Yep, you guessed it … age 39 and holding!!!  Age 39 introduced me to a new paradigm shift highlighting the relevance of aging and the maturation process in every phase of life and confirmed that aging was a prerequisite to life’s journey to longevity. […]

Thank You to the Sponsors of the At My Age Conference

FollowShare We would like to thank those who made the At My Age Conference a success. PNC Bank www.pncbank.com   Pittsburgh Port Authority of Allegheny County http://www.portauthority.org Moriarty Consultants Home Healthcare www.moriartyconsultants.com SD Transit www.sdtransit.com The New Pittsburgh Courier www.thenewpittsburghcourier.com Eclips Hair and Nail Salon (Check them out on Facebook) Flowers in the Attic http://www.flowersintheattic.com/ […]

Metro Community Health Center Working to Address the Diverse Needs of Minority Patients

FollowShare Metro Community Health Center (MCHC) prides itself on valuing diversity. As one of the leading health centers in the area targeting uninsured or underinsured patients, and providing comprehensive primary care and integrated behavioral health, we understand the unique needs of historically marginalized groups and work to address those needs with quality and compassionate care. […]

Experiencing Life Changes in Her 50s Did Not Stop Her

FollowShare Lisa Stevens Poet/writer Looking back and wondering where did the time go? I was just in my twenties feeling as though the world was mine to conquer. I had a good job, a nice home, a son who is doing great… I couldn’t complain. Never would I imagine that in my 50’s I would […]

Yes, At My Age: Sandra Edmonds-Pierce Proves it is Never Too Late

FollowShare So, I have known my great friend, Sandra Edmonds-Pierce, for decades. She is known for being friendly and kind. I, personally, knew she was sharp and I could see that she was always evolving.  But, what I didn’t know was that she would turn into such a go-getter later in life when it came to keeping up with […]

Caregiving: Dying Slowly in America by Rosemary Crawford

FollowShare Dying slowly in America is a costly and painful experience for the departing family member, as well as for their loved ones, particularly if dementia is involved.While dying is a natural part of life, government and medical institutions are not always set up to provide quality health care at an affordable price. During the […]

Family Focus: Arlinda Moriarty & Mom Linda Dickens, Moriarty Consultants

FollowShare Arlinda Moriarty, President and CEO Linda Dickens, Mother Moriarty Consultants Home Healthcare In the Industry for 16 Years OW: What has been your greatest inspiration? AM: My family…mainly my son. My family’s support means alot to me. I am motivated by their continued encouragement. Without their motivation at times, I think I would just […]

Brenda Tate: A Woman Living Her Purpose

FollowShare Brenda Tate Retired PPD Detective PA State Democratic Committee 40 Years in Law Enforcement OW: What has been your greatest inspiration? BT: Witnessing an African American family ascend to the highest o ce in the Free World. OW: When did you first become aware of your purpose? BT: Thirty years ago when I overcame […]

Retirement: Not Just from Your Job!

FollowShare When we think of the word, “Retirement” we usually equate it with the departure of a long-time career. Well, there may be other things that you may need to retire from. You may need to retire from procrastination. You may need to leave your role as being the “go-to” girl.  You may want to […]

Question of the Day: Are you living your life to the fullest?

FollowShare Are you living your life to the fullest?  If not, why?  Share with us what living life to the fullest means to you.   We want to get to know you, our readers better and connect with you. We all have different a path share yours in the comments below and how you are […]

Martha’s Vineyard – Sisters & Friends Getaway!

FollowShare Who are the women that attend Sisters & Friends Getaway? While many do not know each other, sisterfriends come from varying background, stages and ages in life and share one common bond and that is to experience a peaceful, relaxing vacation. Women come from Washington, Texas, California, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York and […]

Brenda Tate to Be Honored by The Thelma Lovette YMCA Hill of Hope Gala

FollowShare                   BRENDA TATE Pennsylvania State Committee Woman Brenda Tate is a lifelong resident of the Pittsburgh Hill District.  She was  recent  elected to State Democratic Committee were she now represents her district. She is a retired Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Officer where she served in the field […]

Becoming: Brenda Tate Turning the Page to a New Chapter

FollowShare Brenda Tate to Retire from Police Force After 35 Years of Faithful Service The City of Pittsburgh would not be the same without Detective Brenda Tate. She has worked as an officer of the law for the past 35 years and is retiring this year after 35 years with the Pittsburgh Police Force. A […]