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  • ELIZABETH EDWARDS

10 Ways to Embrace the Inaugural Solo Aging Visibility (SAVvy Day)

Are you ready to celebrate aging independently and with pride? Solo Aging Visibility Day, or SAVvy Day, May 15th, is just around the corner. For all the solo agers out there, this day holds special significance as it shines a light on the unique journey of aging alone. Here are 10 ways to embrace and celebrate SAVvy Day to the fullest:



  • Reflect on Your Solo Aging Journey : Take a moment to reflect on your experiences, challenges, and triumphs as a solo ager. Acknowledge the strength and resilience that have brought you this far.

  • Connect with Other Solo Agers : Reach out to fellow solo agers in your community or online. Share stories, offer support, and build connections with those who understand your journey.

  • Celebrate Your Independence : Embrace the freedom and independence that come with solo aging. Take pride in your ability to make decisions and live life on your own terms.

  • Practice Self-Care : Take care of your physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Prioritize self-care activities that nourish your body and soul.

  • Plan for the Future : Consider your long-term plans and preferences for aging. Explore options such as aging in place, retirement communities, or shared housing arrangements.

  • Stay Active and Engaged : Engage in activities that bring you joy and fulfillment. Whether it's pursuing a hobby, volunteering, or learning something new, staying active is essential for a fulfilling solo aging experience.

  • Document Your Legacy : Take the time to document your life story, values, and wisdom. Your experiences are valuable and can inspire future generations.

  • Seek Support When Needed : Don't hesitate to seek support from friends, family, or professionals when you need assistance. Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness.

  • Advocate for Solo Agers : Raise awareness about the unique needs and challenges faced by solo agers. Advocate for policies and services that support aging independently with dignity.

  • Celebrate SAVvy Day : On SAVvy Day, take the time to celebrate yourself and the solo aging community. Treat yourself to a special meal, indulge in a favorite activity, or simply relax and revel in your journey.


The Importance of the First Ever SAVvy Day (Solo Aging Visibility)


The inaugural SAVvy Day holds immense significance as it highlights the visibility and recognition of solo agers in our society. It amplifies the voices of those aging alone and emphasizes the need for inclusivity and support for this growing demographic. By celebrating SAVvy Day, we not only honor the solo aging experience but also pave the way for a more inclusive and age-friendly world.


As we approach the first-ever SAVvy Day, let's come together to celebrate solo aging visibility and empower solo agers to embrace their journey with pride and dignity. Remember, solo aging is not about being alone; it's about living life on your own terms and thriving independently. Happy SAVvy Day to all the solo agers out there!


Stay tuned for more insights and resources on solo aging visibility!


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