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ALIVE ONLINE

Middle-aged Cybercrazy -- 
Older Women and the Internet

Debra Littlejohn Shinder
Cyberspace is much more than a haven for hackers and teenaged gamesters. It's a place with room for all kinds, and all ages.


COMPUTER EASE

Your Aging System

Thomas Shinder
All you have to do is "tweak" your system, then add some reasonably priced peripherals to make your computer run like a cheetah instead of a tired old housecat.


GARDEN OF LIFE

A Garden of One's Own

Marjie Scharff
A place to pretend and remember. . .to remove ourselves from mundane responsibilities and produce our own fantasies. . .Enjoy the beauty of your imagination and your ability to create a world where it is safe to pretend.


YOUR HEALTH MATTERS

Our Brains and Bodies, Growing Older

Thomas W. Shinder, M.D.
. . .at 40 or 50, we're nowhere near ready to retire to our rocking chairs and pass the torch. . . Mentally, emotionally and psychologically, many of us are at our peak. But how do we deal with the. . . physical changes taking place?


LIFE SLICES

Too Young to be 40

Kathleen Purcell
. . .as my body conspires to fail, my mind is reaching peak efficiency. So I'm falling apart, and I know it. . . I don't have enough experience to be getting old. . . My life is enriched with the blessings earned over half a lifetime.


MYSTIC DANSE

The Crone: A Spiritual Perspective of Menopause

Dr. Susan Gregg
I decided to face any unexplored demons, to redouble my inner exploration. I wanted to be an old woman whose face showed kindness, love, and wisdom. Menopause brought me that gift.


WOMEN@WORK

Maturity and Life Experience Do Have a Place in the Workplace

Debra Littlejohn Shinder
 
According to some pessimistic reports in the media, women over 40 in the job market face a challenge only slightly less hopeless than that of ancient Christians thrown to the lions. . . But . . "it ain't necessarily so."


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