Voicemail schmosmail…just text 

By Marci Shatzman I hope you’re not still leaving voicemails. That’s a sure sign of being outdated. Cell phone etiquette demands texting. Most people still have, and some still use voicemail, but it’s considered antiquated. Like having an answering machine on a landline to leave a message. Anyone with grandchildren under 30 has known More...

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By Online Staff On Wednesday, September 20th, 2023

Am I too old? Are you?

Nobody pushed to throw Ruth Bader Ginsburg off the Supreme Court at 87. Politics aside, her age and her health were never big issues. But I’m not surprised there’s an uproar over whether President Joe Biden More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, September 15th, 2023

To downsize…or not

By Marci Shatzman Most people we know have already downsized. Once they raised their kids, they didn’t need all that house space. So, they moved to a condo or apartment with less upkeep. The few who needed More...

By Online Staff D On Tuesday, September 12th, 2023

Oldest and Newest Generations to Mix at New Day Care

Boca Raton, FL – What are toddler-size tables, chairs and toys doing in a room at The Volen Center Adult Day Care in East Boca? Hopefully encouraging the oldest and newest generations to engage, relate More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, September 8th, 2023

I shrunk. Did you?

By: Marci Shatzman I used to be 5’5” in high heels. Now I’m just 5’2”. “What are you doing down there?” mostly men who tower over me ask if they haven’t seen me for a few years. Not cute.  One More...

By Bocatribune On Wednesday, September 6th, 2023

Nobody wanted to be called “a feminist”

By: Marci Shatzman After activist and author Betty Friedan’s brand of feminism morphed into a more inclusive movement, some women opted out. They didn’t want to be labeled “a feminist.”    I covered More...

By Bocatribune On Tuesday, August 29th, 2023

Dogs Adopted Us

By: Marci Shatzman This is a dog friendly city. Mizner Park had outdoor restaurant pet parents seating, and stores put out water bowls when we moved here 23 years ago. Little dogs were pocketbook passengers. So, More...

By Online Staff D On Monday, August 21st, 2023

Sprouts Farmers Market Sprouts in West Boca

By: Marci Shatzman Boca Raton, FL – Mallory and Carlo Villarosa shop at Sprouts Farmers Market in Deerfield Beach. But since they were in the neighborhood, they checked out the grand opening of the More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, August 18th, 2023

So much for aging gracefully

We didn’t house hunt in a 55-plus community when we moved here from Philly. We were already in our 50s, so we could have bought a home in our choice of developments. But we didn’t want to be one of More...