Power of Older Workers Part 2

power of older workers

  The previous Maturity Matters Newsletter alerted us to the exodus of a highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce leaving many organizations.  More than half of their management teams and employees are positioned to leave as Baby Boomers are preparing for partial, full, or re-defined retirement. For the past decades, employers have benefitted tremendously from the […]

Chill Out

Sun over water and mountains

Summertime, and the living isn’t always easy! We welcome that transition from the sometimes all too long cold, snowy, or rainy months. The first sign of those warm sunny days invites us to get out, bask in the sunshine, and restore that healthy vitamin D! But when is it too much of a good thing, […]

Covid Communicating–Age-Friendly Telephone Do’s and Don’ts

Golden-aged woman on the phone

In the previous newsletter, we talked about basic rules of etiquette to elevate the quality of virtual get-togethers.  This article will provide some suggestions for making our basic telephone conversations more respectful, engaging, and productive. These tips for communicating on the phone with clients and customers work equally well when on the phone with older […]

Virtual Etiquette

Writing and Typing hands

Dress Code:  Yes, Please be Dressed – Etiquette Tips For Virtual Get-Togethers With all the COVID-19 lock downs, restrictions, and isolation, we are left to meet with each other through various virtual means.  Whether it is with FaceTime, Skype, Zoom, Webex, Go To Meeting, Microsoft Teams, or other platforms, there are a variety of ways […]

Tax Time Scams – Time for a Review and Update

Taxes Scrabble

The phone rings. You pick it up and the caller identifies himself as being from the government, contacting you on a problem with your taxes. Your heart races. You begin to wonder what could possibly be wrong? You picture investigations, fines, and trouble! All those thoughts begin to spin in your head while you try to listen […]

Aging ‘SAFELY’ in Place – Tochtech Technologies Solutions

  There is an ever-present struggle between our desire for independence, freedom, privacy, and our need for safety. Covid 19 has highlighted the critical inter-relationship of these elements and how changing the emphasis and weighting in any one area can have dramatic impact on all other elements.  Sheltering in place, lockdowns, isolation within our homes, […]

Sleep Better to Live Longer

Stages of Sleep

It has long been accepted that we need good nutrition and regular exercise to contribute toward our health and longevity. Did you know that quality sleep was just as important? We always think about sleep as being restive – and this is true. However, there exists another side of sleep that reveals that there is […]

Clarity Creates Purpose with Passion

Changing Lives Quote

In a previous Maturity Matters, we discussed how true leadership presents inspiration, vision, strategy and stewardship.  In doing so, leadership really creates clarity. It all starts with becoming clear about the values we want to demonstrate and impact we want to create.  I believe it was Anthony Robbins who first suggested that the quality of our […]