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 […]

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, […]

The Benefits of Strength Training for Women…Over 50

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According to the Muscle, Ligament and Tendon Journal (MLTJ), aging is the process of losing muscle mass and strength after the age of 30. The good news is we can slow down the aging process by building and maintaining muscle through strength training. Other benefits of strength training, according to Tufts […]

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

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

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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 […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), nearly 250,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer in this year alone. Statistics show that approximately 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. I’m sure many of us either knows someone, or have heard of someone being diagnosed at some […]