The temperatures are warming up as summer eased it’s way back into our lives. And summer is heating up with these Blogging Boomers, too! Or is it that they are what heats up summer? You tell me.

First up is Tom from Sightings Over Sixty who joined the local YMCA with his wife last fall. His wife has become a regular. As for Tom, he started out with a burst of enthusiasm, and then … well. Find out more about it in I Try To Exercise, I Really Do.

Almost two weeks ago Meryl Baer of Six Decades and Counting succumbed to a malady many of us develop as we mature and purchased a device to improve the condition. In this week’s blog post, Pay Today and Hear Tomorrow, she laments the fact that the items cost an exorbitant amount of money. Neither insurance or Medicare chip in. There is hope, however, that in the future cheaper alternatives will be available and many folks, unable to afford expensive models, will be able to take advantage of the new options.

Caregiving for a loved one is never easy and presents many challenges. It can wreak havoc on a caregiver’s everyday life. Rebecca Olkowski with BabyBoomster.com offers tips for those of you who are taking care of others how to best survive and thrive the ordeal with Caregiving for a Loved One and the Impact it Can Have on Your Life.

Laurie Stone didn’t know how addicted to her cell phone she’d become. She wasn’t on it that much, was she?  Then one day her husband Randy taught her a lesson in The Shocking Day My Husband Intervened.

On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison writes about the book “Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life” by Louise Aronson, M.D. Aronson, a geriatrician, said when an elderly person comes in with a problem, it’s likely to be something in addition to the several other problems that already have been diagnosed. It doesn’t work when working with the elderly to be thinking about one diagnosis that will be the answer. Check out Robison’s article to get a link to Aronson’s interview with Terry Gross on National Public Radio’s Fresh Air.

When preparing for some major surgery, Carol Cassara at A Healing Spirit incorporated hypnotherapy, healing meditation, Reiki and many energy healing techniques. They worked so well she wanted others to have the benefit, as she explains in How To Easily Incorporate Energy Healing Into Your Life.

And finally, in case you missed it, last week I reminded you it was time Update Your Vision Board to focus on the second half of the year.

I hope you enjoy this visit with my Blogging Boomer friends and I hope you’ve been able to find some blogs to continue enjoying in the future. Have a wonderful summer!

Blogging boomers in the summer