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Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Boston, Massachusetts
Are you a baby boomer or older who wants to create a meaningful life after you leave your mid-years' occupation? I help active, motivated people do just that. I'm a certified life and career coach specializing in the over-50 generation transitioning into what used to be called... Full Bio
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"Youthening" Rather Than Aging by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health We all know people who are botoxing, liposuctioning, and facelifting to appear young forever. Ronda Beaman in You're Only Young Twice: 10 Do-Overs to Reawaken Your Spir ... Read on »
(Probably Not) George Carlin Rants About Aging by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This comes to us via Joanne Hadlock to the Life Planning Network, a dedicated group of people who provides a range of life planning services for people entering their "bonus ... Read on »
Age as Factor in Election by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Those opposed to McCain's candidacy cite his age as being a deterrant. How can he be quick and agile about decision-making with a 72 year old brain? And he even has had ... Read on »
Are You an Internet-Savvy 60+? by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health How many of your friends do not use the Internet? How does this affect your relationship with them? For me, I'm less apt to get in touch, because it's so much harder to ... Read on »
Become a More Effective Caregiver by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Are you a caregiver to an elderly or disabled relative or friend? Might that occur down the road for you or your partner? I interviewed Pamela Pope of the Pope Instit ... Read on »
Better Brain Because of Aging, Not Despite It by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Gene Cohen, MD, MPH, the multi-talented geriatric researcher, participated in the Positive Aging Conference I attended in Florida. Here's some take-aways from his talks: ... Read on »
Blogging Your Heart Away for Mind Fitness and Making New Friends by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Have you always thought you had a lot to say? Do you have a book lurking within you? Do you want to leave a legacy to your grandchildren of the memories, ideas, and insp ... Read on »
Blogging Your Heart Away for Mind Fitness and Making New Friends by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Have you always thought you had a lot to say? Do you have a book lurking within you? Do you want to leave a legacy to your grandchildren of the memories, ideas, and insp ... Read on »
Boomers on the March at DNC, But Many Fewer Than Expected by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Are you of the generation that took to the streets in the '60s or '70s? Or did you wish you had had the motivation to do so? Of course, people had more reason to march b ... Read on »
Change the World With Your Thoughts by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Boomers and beyond have said in polls that they are more and more interested in creating meaning, in discovering their purpose, in giving back to the world. So, have you con ... Read on »
Community Colleges Need to Cater to Baby Boomers' Retraining for Next Career by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "Greedy geezers" or "a wellspring of talent"? asks journalistMarc Parry in a recent article about baby boomers facing retirement and wanting a new career. The media ha ... Read on »
Create Brain Resources to Protect From Losing It by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Do you (or your parents) worry about losing your marbles when you grow older? Do you have a family history of Alzheimer's? Or, are there old people in your family who ar ... Read on »
Create Brain Resources to Protect From Losing It by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Do you (or your parents) worry about losing your marbles when you grow older? Do you have a family history of Alzheimer's? Or, are there old people in your family who ar ... Read on »
Do You Know When It's Time to Leave Your Mid-Year's Career? by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health When you talk about retiring, do you say you plan to retire in five years? Have you been saying you plan to retire in five years for five (or more) years? You're not alone ... Read on »
Do You Know Where Your Spouse is (Going to Be When You Retire)? by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health " Can We Talk?" a Wall Street Journal article, published in September of 2007, asks if couples are talking with each other about their retirement plans. The author mentions ... Read on »
Dying Well by Living Well: an Inspirational Video by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Don't be put off by the title: this video has messages for living at any age. It also calls us to consider what legacy we are leaving for our progeny. Oprah invited R ... Read on »
Employers Need to Innovate to Retain Seasoned Employees by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Do you want to continue to work for income past "retirement" age? Are you prepared to entirely relinquish the joys (and frustrations) of your workplace even if you belie ... Read on »
Finding Nirvana in a Stroke with Jill Nolte Taylor by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Harvard neuroscientist Jill Bolte Taylor had a massive stroke in her 30s, almost a decade ago. The stroke took her left brain functioning offline within a few hours, and ... Read on »
For Women Only: Who Wants Commitment? by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The Wall Street Journal's special section: a Guide to Retirement Planning & Living, includes a humorous essay for women who'd like to date men, but don't necessarily wan ... Read on »
Free Yourself From Your Mind, Says Eckhart Tolle by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Are you more interested in your soul these days? What's that about, getting older? And wiser? I've been taken with the messages of Eckhart Tolle, so well publicized lately i ... Read on »