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Ann H. Patient Expert

Hello, my name is Ann Harrison. I'm passionate about helping people like you to get the happiest, healthiest, most vital, productive, energetic, prosperous and fulfilling retirement you could possibly have, whilst, at the same time, helping you to balance having the kind of retirement you want... Full Bio
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New Year's Resolutions by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health If you're in the market for a New Year's resolution, you could do a lot worse than this one, from the late Duane Allman ... This year I will be more thoughtful of ... Read on »
How a rumba can wreck your relationship by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health As the Strictly Come Dancing and Dancing with the Stars series come to an end for another year, you might be feeling inspired to take up dancing as a new hobby in reti ... Read on »
7 misconceptions about retired life by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This is interesting... However, according to a recent poll of 1,254 individuals aged 50 and older, carried out by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the ... Read on »
Could you live without money? by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Heidemarie Schwermer, a 69 year-old former school teacher from Dortmund in Germany hasn't used money for 15 years.  Instead, she lives nomadically, trading things and ... Read on »
Blogging Boomers Carnival #238 by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Katie Foster from Arabian Tales and Other Amazing Adventures is hosting the last Blogging Boomers Carnival before the holidays.  And the bloggers haven't been slacking ... Read on »
How to Build an Igloo by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health If you're stuck for something to do with the grandkids over the Christmas holidays and you've got enough snow for it, check out How to Build an Igloo from uk.msn.com. ... Read on »
Why flossing is ALWAYS a good idea by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health If you knew for sure that poor dental health could contribute to an increased risk of coronary heart disease, dementia, respiratory infections and difficulty controlli ... Read on »
Random acts of kindness coming to a store near you! by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Random acts of kindness have been breaking out at Kmart stores across the US.  Anonymous donors have been paying off strangers' layaway accounts  - which just goes to ... Read on »
Blogging Boomers Carnival #237 by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Rhea at The Boomer Chronicles is hosting the Blogging Boomers this week and there seems to be a little bit of a money theme going on there.  Here's the link. Read on »
Are these wild men of rock just big softies at heart? by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health We all know that many successful baby boomer (and up) musicians have been influenced by older musicians that many of us young whippersnappers have never heard of.  One ... Read on »
Great Quotes by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Make your Stop Doing List more important than your To Do List. Robin Sharma Read on »
Blogging Boomers Carnival #236 by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Nancy at Vaboomer.com is hosting the Blogging Boomers Carnival this week.  It features, amongst other things, chorizo, pepper spray and a 40th birthday greeting for Un ... Read on »
When were you last amazed and astonished? by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Watch this video - particularly around the 10 minute mark when the clip of the pre-schoolers is shown - and then come back and answer my thought provoker (below): ... Read on »
An advent calendar for those who prefer to give than to receive... by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Most advent calendars are all about the getting.  But, because the people at Noomii.com think it's better to give than to receive, they've created an Acts of Kindness ... Read on »
Women who walk and men who don't see it coming... by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Over at Mail Online, the 'silver separations' debate is still rumbling on.  This week, they've brought in the relationship coaches and psychologists to add their t ... Read on »
Great Quotes by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Settle your disagreements with other individuals by purely accepting them for who they are. Read on »
Blogging Boomers Carnival #235 by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Even though Thanksgiving is over for another year, this week's Blogging Boomers Carnival still has a bit of a turkey flavour to it.  Laura Lee Carter, the Midlife Cris ... Read on »
Are silver splitters "selfish and stupid"? by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Further to the recent Mail Online article about the rise in 'silver separations' , i.e., divorces in the 60+ age group, today, the paper's advice columnist, Bel Mooney ... Read on »
Thanksgiving Day Forecast by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Happy Thanksgiving to all our U.S. readers.  Here's a Thanksgiving Day forecast for you (although it could equally apply to U.K. readers in five week's time).  Thanks ... Read on »
It's all about the breath... by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I heard recently that the body gets 90% of its energy from breathing and only 10% from food!  I never really gave much thought to the act of breathing until I began ... Read on »