The Owly Blog

On the Owly blog, we like to publish articles on many topics like dating, art, or health in older age. Take a look, you might find something that piques your interest!

About Us - Meet The Owly Founders

Sara LeMesh and Siggy Bilstein are partners in both life and business. They founded Owly because they believe everyone deserves to age with dignity and respect. It is their hope that by sharing sen...

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8 Novels on the Passage of Time

When you’re bored and lonely, there’s nothing better than reading a good book. Reading is an accessible form of entertainment no matter your age. Large-print versions are almost always available; a...

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The Importance of Play in Old Age

The older we get, the more serious we tend to become. When we’re young, afternoons are spent in imaginary worlds, fighting dragons made of fallen branches and storming prisons built of piled rocks....

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First Date Tips For Seniors

If you’re a grandparent or a parent, you’ve probably noticed that the dating scene has changed quite a bit since the rise of the internet. Adults increasingly turn to online dating to meet new peop...

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Key Takeaways: Dementia

My grandmother passed away last year, after suffering from dementia for more than two decades. I often visited my grandparents in Florida when I was younger. Even in elementary school, I remember m...

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Tips for a Senior-Friendly Home: Bathrooms

As you or a loved one ages, it may become necessary to make home improvements that focus on maximizing elderly safety and functionality.  Although the bathroom may be one of the less savory rooms t...

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5 Female Artists Whose Passion in Old Age Will Inspire You As Much As Their Work

Old age doesn’t have to mean giving up your passions. It’s common for people to feel useless in their later years; they’re retired and they feel as though they have nothing left to contribute to so...

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9 Non-Opioid Alternatives for Pain Management

In 2015, the National Institute of Health released a report that encouraged multidisciplinary, individualized programs for the treatment of chronic pain rather than the “1-pill-fits-all” mindset th...

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Quotes from Great Minds to Refresh Your Perspective on Old Age

Appearance “Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the ...

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