When you have worked either in the home raising kids or outside the home, retirement thoughts can feel pretty lonely. As I get older, I understand it differently and certainly experiencing life so closely with Mom, I have a better feel for the emotions that are included in this big change. Not everyone shouts “FREEDOM!” from the rooftops on their last day at a job and the life they knew for so long.
Why are these people getting old? Kelly has noticed her friends and family kids are growing older, going to college, moving out. Health problems that only “Seniors” have and AARP invites a topic of conversation at Bagel Central. Then there is “Mom.” The adventures of navigating life with a Senior Mom that lives 2 hours away. Sometimes all you can do is laugh.Follow @LadyOTrout