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FIRM: FIFTY — Go-To Grandma with Kathy Buckworth

By Diane Amato

Published October 13, 2023 • 2 Min Read

If you’re approaching your 50s or 60s, this episode of Go-To Grandma offers insights from women who’ve reached that milestone already. Host Kathy Buckworth is first joined by Sherilynne Starkie, host of the 50 Women Over 50 podcast, where she interviews women past their 50th birthday to learn how they see the world, what lessons they’ve learned and what advice they have for others. Sherilynne shares the overwhelming reaction to the podcast, and why the thinks it’s struck a chord with listeners.

Go-To Grandma, Kathy Buckworth

Buckworth next welcomes Ann Douglas, a prolific parenting author who’s published 26 books. She joins to discuss female friendships, a topic in her latest book, Navigating the Messy Middle: A Fiercely Honest and Wildly Encouraging Guide for Midlife Women. She discusses the importance of midlife friendships and how they can bring joy, peace and more self-care.

At the 19:00 mark, don’t miss Take 5 With RBC for a conversation about aging in place. Howard Kabot, Vice President Financial Planning with the Family Office Services team at RBC Wealth Management, discusses the costs associated with aging and why it’s crucial to factor those costs into your financial plan, particularly if you prefer to age at home.

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