Elderblogs

This is the Time Goes By blogroll, known here as the Elderbloggers List - hundreds of blogs written by people who are 50 and older, each one carefully selected for its excellent content. Check out some of them; you will be glad you did.

About twice a year, new elderblogs are added at which time it is announced with a list of the new ones in a regular post on Time Goes By. If you have a blog you would like to include or to recommend one you like, use the “Contact” link in the upper left corner of every page. Last updated 26 February 2012.

(Blogs with asterisks in front of the name are still available but the authors are recently deceased.)

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1 Woman's Vu
20th Century Woman
70Candles
The 70-Something Blog
The Accidental Blogger
Advanced Style
Advertising to Baby Boomers
*Ageless Marketing
Age of Riesen
Aging Online

Aging, Parkinson's and Me
Aging Us
Airy Persiflage
A Little Red Hen
All the Pages Are My Days
Along the Way
Ambiance
Amid Privilege
AnimalBeat
Annie Joy's Letters

Another Old Woman
Arrrgh!
A Shelter From the Storm
As Our Parents Age
Auxiliary Memory
Awaiting Buddha
Babble On
Baby Boomer's View
Bayou Quilts
Better Than I Ever Expected
Between Two Rivers

Beverly, Use Your Words
BevO's BlogO
Beyond the Fields We Know
Big John
Birds on a Wire
Blethers
Blog of Ages
Bobba Caps Doxology
Boogie Street
Boomers
Burningbird

The Burrow
Busha Full of Grace
Cab Drollery
calendar pages
The Cassandra Pages
The Cataract Club
CBreaux Speaks
Celia's Blue Cottage
Celeste Bergin
Changing Aging

Changing Places
Cheerful Monk
Chez Namastenancy
The Chinese Mirror
Chuckography
Cinderellen's Corner
Claudia Snowden
Confessions of a Bookplate Junkie
Confessions of a Grandma
Conversare

Cop Car's Beat
Costa de la Luz Gardening
Cruisin Over Sixty
Daisy's Dead Air
Darlene's Hodgepodge
The Dassler Diaries
Decrepit Old Fool
The Demijon Blog
dept. of nance
Dirty Laundry

DJan-ity
Dick Jones' Patteran Pages
Doc Searls Weblog
Dogwalk Musings
driftwoodinspiration
The Dry Bones Blog
Dying Man's Daily Journal
Each Little World
Earthen Spirituality
ElderWomanBlog
Ellouisestory

Elmer's Place
Elusive Abstractions
Entitled to Know
Evelyn's Thoughts
The Fabulous Geezersisters' Blog
Family Finance
The Family Plot Blog
Fat Man on a Keyboard
First 50 Words
Folkways Notebook

Fools Rush In
Fragments From Floyd
Friko's Musings
From Where I Sit
Frost Bottom Days
Gabby Geezer
Gamboling Grace
A Garden Carried in the Pocket
Gen Plus
geriatric1927 (a vlog)

Gericon Designs
Go Ask Alice...when she's 94
GoldenDaze-Ginnie
Gooznews on Health
Granny Geek
Grannymar
Granny Sue's News and Reviews
Grossblogger
Gullible's Travels
Happening Here

Hasty Ruminations
Hattie's Web
Havenwood
Head Rambles
HelenHudsonHereBlog
Here Still Running
Help! Aging Parents
HiddenMahala
HinesSight
Hootin' Anni's

Hot Coffee & Cool Jazz
Humorless Bitch
I Speak of Dreams
I've Been Mugged
Jan Heigh Abstract Art
The Jaundiced View
Jerry's Blog - Because Wit Happens
Jim's Journal
Jive Chalkin'
Journal into Elderhood

Journal of a Writing Man
Journey to a New Life
The Joy of Six
Just Ask Judy
Just An Ordinary Gal
Just My Life
Kalilily Time
Kansas Prairie
Kalyns' Kitchen
Kay's Thinking Cap

Kenyo of Pensacola
Late Fruit
Leaves of Grass
Legacy Matters
Len Edgerly
Letters For George
LiberalPro
Life in London After 70
Life on a Southern Farm
Life on Peach Eater Creek

Linda's Backroad Musings
Linda's World
The Little Old Lady Stays Put
Live and Learn
Living in the Bonus Round
Loose Leaf Notes
Lori Thatcher
Lucy Volume II
Mad, Mad World
Maggie Turner: Page by Page

Manorisms
Marion's Blog
Marja-Leena Rathje
Mary Contrary's Blog
Mature Landscaping
Mature Not Senile
Meanderings
Merrilymarylee's Blog
Minding Our Elders
Mining Nuggets

MovingoutGranni
Ms Graysea
Murrmurrs
Musings From Grandma's Attic
My Elder Advocate
My Journey to Mindfulness
My Mom's Blog
My Muse Mutters
My Sister Was a St. Bernard
Mzodell's Page

Nellie's Garden
A Nest on Feather Lane
Never Ending Journey
The New Old Age
The Next Stage
Nikki Stern
Nilknarf
North Country Maturing Gardener
Now's the Time
*Octogenarian

Off the Grid
Of Quilts, Cats and Books
Oh My, Oma
One Day At a Time
One Good Move
One Kentucky Writer
One Mindful Moment
Only Connect
The Other Side of Sixty
Paint, Poems and Ponderings

Passage des perles
Patient's Progress
Pa^2 Patois
Panchromatica
Past Imperfect
Paula's House of Toast
Peevish Pen
Photoblogging in Paris
A Piece of My Mind
Pied Type

Pilgrim's Moon
Plants and Stones
Postcards
Post Work Savvy
prairiemary
Pratie Place
Pressing Pause
Pressrun.net
Privilege
Projections

The Public Reader
Pure Land Mountain
Rainy Day Thoughts
Rambling Woods
The Rant
Rants By Ronni (not me)
Ray's Blogging Again
Recollections of a Vagabonde
Red Nose
Retired English Teacher

Retirement: A Full-Time Job
Retirement Daze
Retirement Rocks
Rinkly Rimes
Rockbridge Times
Rock the Silver
Roy's World
Rubye Jack
Ruminations
Russ' Filtered News

RWNorman's Beer, Food and Politics
Sacred Ordinary
Santiago Dreaming
Satisfying Retirement
Self Sufficient Steward
Senior Contentment
Shadow of Diogenes
Silver Fox Whispers
Simple Not Easy
Six Decades and Counting

Sixty and Single in Seattle
A Slower Pace
The Slow Lane
Small Change
Snappy Repartee
So Many Years
Something to Say
Spotlight on Elder Abuse
The Stamp Collection Roundup
State of Grace

Stealthmode
Steve's 2 Cents
Studio 78 Notes
Studio Ruthe
Style Crone
Sylvia From Over the Hill
Take Joy!
Tasting Rhubarb
Texas Trifles
Thrifty and Proud of It

TravelinOma's Library
True Blue Quilting Nana
The Unscripted Self
Use My Sky
Velvet Sacks

The View From Here
Wasted Days Wasted Nites
Watermark - A Poet's Notebook
*Wegads - Ed Weiland's Blog
Wellfleet ChezSven Blog
What's the Story in Dalamory?
wherestherain
Who Moved My Dentures?
The Wild Hare
Willow Manor
Wintersong
Women's Voices For Change
woodgatesview
Wood s Lot
Writerquake

Writing to Myself
Wu Wei
Xtreme English
Yum Yum Cafe
The Zees Go West

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Comments

Your readers might want to have some fun with our unorthodox, co-op book writing project at blog of ages:

http://www.blogofages.net/

However, it this plug is too blatant, just delete me.

George

Posted by: George Phenix on Jul 29, 2009 9:12:46 AM

Thanks for adding me to the Elderbloggers' list. I am honored to be in such fine company.

Posted by: Hattie on Jul 30, 2009 11:58:44 AM

Ronni, FYI, I just clicked on DadsTomatoGarden blog on your list and it has been removed.

Posted by: Marge on Aug 1, 2009 4:38:57 AM

I am a grandmother who has raised my grandson. I am an advocate for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and have published a book about my story called: "Has Anyone Seen My Daisy?" I hope to have my second book: Born Into Love in print before Christmas. I believe people tend to make life too complicated and don't look enough at the basics. I think politicians tend to play off this and complicate matters even more.

Posted by: Peggy OConnor on Aug 21, 2009 6:23:42 PM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Town_hall_meeting
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A town hall meeting is an informal public meeting derived from the traditional town meetings of New England. Similarly to those meetings, everybody in a community is invited to attend, voice their opinions, and hear the responses from public figures and elected officials, although attendees rarely vote on an issue.
We live in the greatest country in the world. We have the best healthcare in the world. Yes, you can argue and complain when you don’t like something, but the point is that you are free to complain. There is talk of people being denied treatment. Truthfully, a hospital cannot, by law, deny anyone treatment. Emergency rooms are filled with sore throats, flu, etc, not emergencies because people think they can get the insurance company to pay for their visit.

My daughter died of a malignant brain tumor when she was 28 years old and her son was just 14 months old. The insurance company stretched the rules to allow her be in a chemotherapy program that we hoped would save her life. Though she was considered terminal, there was hope (a 70% success rate) but she was in the 30% and came home after nine months of treatment and died at home in hospice.

I have raised two generations to adulthood. I am just beginning to do the things I want to do, like writing. Statistics say I can live until I’m 90. Will those statistics change under universal healthcare. You bet they will. I will be “counseled” regarding acceptance of impending death. After all, I don’t want to be a burden to society. But I will raise my voice today to say that I have a lotta living left to do. I have a lotta love to give. I have a lotta energy to spend helping others. I will not accept that a bunch of so called adults in Congress who are acting more like adolescents can tell me when I should die!

We don’t need to reduce the levels of care to decrease the profits of the insurance companies. People should step to the podium to say their piece at these meetings.. I do blame the politicians who are fighting and back-biting, not for us, but for their egos. Have you noticed the number of Congressmen who are senior citizens? Perhaps they should be counseled to consider the end of their lives as they are suggesting for us. I don’t think the world would miss them all that much.

If you agree, let me know, because I intend to make my voice heard. I think everyone should take 10 steps back and return to the tables to talk and work together to find an answer. Healthcare can be fixed next year in a sane, logical manner. By the way, they say that healthcare accounts for 6% of the total budget. Perhaps they could take some of the millions, billions, and trillions they are giving to banks and auto companies and put it into healthcare? Just a thought

Posted by: Peggy OConnor on Aug 24, 2009 1:43:39 PM

I feel very honored to be associated with Elderbloggers. With the ever-growing list of contributors I'm always amazed when I see a new reader come to my site who has linked to it from here.

Posted by: MissKris on Sep 8, 2009 6:31:17 PM

This is great that there are so many of us. And what a varied bunch we are!

Posted by: Hattie on Oct 2, 2009 4:27:04 PM

Hi there.

Peter Radsliff, CEO of Presto has a blog on Elders and Technology.

Definitely worth a read.

Best,
Brook

Posted by: Brook Lenox on Nov 11, 2009 4:24:29 PM

Thank you for mention Leaves of Grass. It's an honour to me to be associated with Elderbloggers.

Posted by: Sonia Mascaro on Nov 13, 2009 2:58:21 AM

Still didn't make the cut.
"Oh well, we'll catch up some other time"

Posted by: mythster on Nov 13, 2009 5:50:47 AM

FWIW one of my favorite blogs when she wrote there was "Mother Pie" (on your list here) but she doesn't blog there any more. She's moved to: "MyEyeSees" http://www.flickr.com/photos/myeye/

Also, Claude doesn't blog at "Blogging In Paris" though her old blog is still there, too. Her new blog is: "Photoblogging in Paris" http://photoblogginginparis.com/

Posted by: joared on Nov 13, 2009 11:44:54 PM

Thank you Ronni. I'm happy to be included on your elder blogger's list as I prepare to enter a new decade.

Posted by: Pat on Nov 30, 2009 7:17:21 AM

Delighted to have Mature Landscaping included, as TGB is my favorite blog hangout.

Noticed that there are two blog titles listed side-by-side (not vertically) in a fashion that might be confusing: Mature Landscaping and Mature Not Senile. Each title links separately, so it's just a formatting issue.

I'll be visiting as many of the blogs on this list as possible. Again, thanks!

Posted by: Nance on Jan 11, 2010 2:25:11 PM

Thanks Ronni.

Posted by: Wenda on Jan 31, 2010 11:52:33 AM

Happy to be added to your elder bloggers list. Would like furher instructions to continue paticipation; I'm pretty new to this.

Posted by: Norma Shore on Mar 4, 2010 9:04:49 AM

Has does an Elder Blogger get to be considered for your list? I'd be so honored!

Posted by: Barbara on May 9, 2010 11:51:23 AM

Somehow I blundered in here and found out about elder bloggers (should that not be one word - elderblogger,but I digress). I'm 81 years old, so I may qualify soon as being an elder blogger. My two websites are Wordpress types - http://egrumps.com and http://pithycomment.com. Affectionately called by me as "subprime websites." How do I get certified as an offical member of your august group. By the way, why are all the pictures at the top of women - chickpics?
Best to my fellow bloggers, old or young. Sam

Posted by: Sam on May 25, 2010 2:07:01 PM

Please consider inclusion of my ElderBlog to your list. Thanks.

Posted by: Fred Marx on May 31, 2010 8:21:00 PM

There is this mistaken notion in England that there are not many women over the age of 50 who are blogging or using the new technology.

Is the Elder Blog List still being updated? If so please add me to the list. It's a great resource.

Is there any way that the list could be filtered so that the location of each Blogger was evident without having to click through to the Blog?


Posted by: Pat on Aug 19, 2010 5:29:23 AM

Thank you, Ronni, for encouraging me to start a blog, appreciating my sense of humor & publishing my stories. Bear hug from Montreal.

Posted by: doctafill on Aug 30, 2010 7:27:03 AM

Initially, my blog was on your list of new elderblogs, but it doesn't seem to be now. I would love to be added in again, if possible.

Thank you!

Posted by: Elaine Magalis on Sep 29, 2010 5:19:47 PM

Elaine...

As I explained in a post 10 days ago, I updated the list and then lost
it on my computer. When I have to redone all that tedious work that
takes an entire day, yours will be included.


Ronni
Bennett
Email:
ronni@ronnibennett.com
Phone: 212.242.0184
Skype:
ronni.bennett
Blog: http://www.timegoesby.net/

Posted by: Ronni Bennett on Sep 29, 2010 5:34:21 PM

Thank you! I'm sorry I missed that.

Posted by: Elaine Magalis on Sep 29, 2010 5:43:11 PM

Ronni,next time you update the elderblogger list could you please include my almost australian blog?
Thanks for all your hard work on Time Goes By.
Regards
Lynda

Posted by: Lynda Perry on Nov 17, 2010 5:00:49 PM

I have been blogging since the year 2000, and am 73 years old and a fully qualified geezer that enjoys reading other peoples blogs who navigate in the same boat I do. Wow that was about as long a sentence as I write. If you would be so kind I would very much like to be included in your group. Thanks.

Posted by: jim kittelberger on Nov 26, 2010 8:31:57 AM

Hi Jim...

Nice blog you've got. I've marked it to add to the list next time I
update - which probably won't be until after the holidays.

Best,
Ronni


Ronni
Bennett
Email:
ronni@ronnibennett.com
Phone: 212.242.0184
Skype:
ronni.bennett
Blog: http://www.timegoesby.net/

Posted by: Ronni Bennett on Nov 26, 2010 9:21:06 AM

I'm honored that my "Peevish Pen" blog is one of your featured elderblogs for the week.

Posted by: Becky Mushko on Nov 30, 2010 2:34:06 PM

Terrific website! I just found your Elderbloggers list. I'm looking forward to reading these blogs.

Please take a look a my new blog. WebOver50: The web is wasted on the young (www.webover50.net).

Its purpose is explain the what's. why's and how's of the web to over50s in a language they understand--plain English.

I hope you'll check it out and add it to your blogroll!

Posted by: Marilynne Rudick on Dec 22, 2010 1:22:54 PM

My blog was listed on Where Elders Blog, although my name was misspelled. That was about 4 months ago. However, neither of my blogs appear in your compete list above. They are CalenderPages@blogspot.com
[note the er rather than ar in calender], and Big7-0andgoingstrong@blogspot.com I'm disappointed not to see the listing as I often come to your list when I'm looking for interesting reading and I suspect others do the same. I'd like them to be able to fine me.

The Calenderpages blog is mostly about quilting. As the name suggests, the Big7-0 blog is about being over 70 and the things that interest me.

Posted by: June Calender on Dec 24, 2010 2:39:19 PM

Hi,
The Whinging Geezer seems to have been taken over by someone selling mortgages...

Posted by: chrissoup on Jan 14, 2011 9:03:34 PM


Hahahaha. That happens now and then. I'll be fixing the
Elderbloggers List sometime soon.

RB


Ronni
Bennett
Email:
ronni@ronnibennett.com
Phone: 212.242.0184
Skype:
ronni.bennett
Blog: http://www.timegoesby.net/

Posted by: Ronni Bennett on Jan 17, 2011 12:48:12 PM

Love the idea of a site about blogs for the 50+s. Too often that sector gets overlooked in our eagerness to promote all things young.

Technically my own site fits the bill, although it's not specifically about elderly people or their concerns. It's called the unscripted self.com if you want to check it out.

Keep up the good work.

Posted by: Eoin Meegan on Jan 21, 2011 4:36:19 AM