Senior Long Term Care Living Options

Last week, I covered several resources available to assist in the care of our elderly, in honor of #Older Americans Month. This week focuses on Long Term Care Living options. In light of Mother’s Day, two days from now, I feel moved to share a little of my own experience […]

Older Americans Month

In recognition of #Older Americans Month, I am dedicating the Month of May to posting on services available to assist in the aiding and care of our loved ones, specifically our elderly. Having lost my mother three years ago to Alzheimer’s at the age of 72 (of which I will […]

What SHAPE are you in?

As we reflect on Black History Month, and give honor to those whose indelible print will forever be etched in the fabric of our being…I can’t help but wonder about the impact we are making not just in our own lives, but in the lives of others. What will be […]

50+Wired to Inspire

As I reflect on my high’s and low’s for 2018, I appreciate the blessing that came from being still and allowing God to guide me in my pursuit to Inspire. You see, I created the 50plusshadesofus platform to encourage, motivate, and inspire my peer group to keep pursuing their dreams, […]

My year in Review…..

I survived! What a ride! Another amazing year has passed and I am forever transformed from its lessons, learned and unlearned. After experiencing the devastating loss of losing my mother to a long-term battle with Alzheimer’s in 2016, I made 2017 my year of “doing Kimberly”.  If you read any of […]

Seeing in the “Better”

How have you persevered in your discouragement? After experiencing several challenging situations back to back in the past few weeks, it reminded me of a sermon given by my Pastor, Sam Moore of Conqueror’s Church http://www.conquerorschurch.org : Seeing in the “better” requires proper perspective, right attitude, and constant passion. When the spirit […]

Maui Highlights

Koi fish pond

The attached photos are from a destination wedding my husband and I attended with family and friends a week ago. Travel is a very integral part of my life as I look forward to planning a trip every year. I wanted to share this journey with my 50+ family and […]

Maui, Hawaii

Aloha! After spending a spectacular week on the beautiful Maui Hawaiian Island for a wedding and to celebrate my 25th wedding anniversary, I realized that all of my trips, aside from family, have been on some tropical island. I am truly an island girl! I love the waterways, sandy beaches, […]

‘The Made Man’ Honors Male Leaders in Detroit, MI

The Made Man - Detroit Honorees Flyer

Greetings, I am honored to represent 50+ShadesOfUs as an invited guest to ‘The Made Man’ Male Leadership Honors Event taking place in Detroit on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The Made Man will honor over 30 African American male leaders and […]