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Priscilla Essert

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Beware of self-limiting beliefs ideas about age

Posted on May 5, 2019

A few weeks ago I received a call from a publisher asking me to write a sequel to a book I wrote back in 2006.  At first I thought... Continue

The universal language – live and in concert

Posted on April 10, 2019
The universal language – live and in concert

As many already know, Vintage House recently conducted a survey of its members, non-members that engage with Vintage House, and community... Continue

Older women in power

Posted on February 2, 2019

The last few years have finally seen women in responsible elected positions nationwide, moving toward a number that’s... Continue

Hope for the homeless?

Posted on December 12, 2018
Hope for the homeless?

  Home for the holidays summons within many of us years of happy memories with family and friends and shared home-cooked meals.... Continue

As seniors confront a financial abyss

Posted on October 6, 2018

I have written about a 90-year-old who consumed the last of her financial savings. I know this wasn’t a story that anyone enjoyed... Continue

Trickle down? Not far enough

Posted on September 5, 2018

Remember the 2017 Federal tax breaks? The ones that promised to return cash to taxpayers through a trickle-down process, and increase... Continue

What’s in a name?

Posted on August 2, 2018
What’s in a name?

The image of “being older” and a being “a senior” has never been so relevant as when I finally accepted that I was one. Understand:... Continue

What’s on your bucket list?

Posted on June 8, 2018
What's on your bucket list?

By now everyone has heard bucket lists: the unfinished business of our lives and what we want to accomplish while we can. Maybe it’s... Continue


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