“What matters cannot be measured in dollars. It should be measured in the people we love, the friends we nurture and the way we treat strangers.” Wendy Harris was photographed in 2022 at the age of 64 by Photographer Rachel Hadiashar at the portrait studio in Sherwood, Oregon.
“I would like to bust the myth that we are irrelevant. AARP has released a study showing that 75% of women over 40 who have been displaced from their jobs during Covid have been displaced for at least six months.” Jennifer McLaughlin was photographed in 2022 at the age of 50 by Oregon Photographer Rachel Hadiashar at the studio in Sherwood.
“I’ve pretty much always felt that being in shape is what makes you attractive, even as I’ve felt that inner beauty is more important – so I’ve always been conflicted about this. I want to believe that inner beauty is the most important, as well as healthy fitness (even if that doesn’t mean “thin”), but it’s something that I struggle with constantly.” Vicki Giampietro was photographed in 2022 at the age of 64 by Oregon Photographer Rachel Hadiashar at the photo studio in Sherwood, Oregon.
Julia Alicia Galicia believes in living life to the fullest, loving passionately, and that one should always keep laughing. Julia Alicia was photographed in 2022 at the age of 54 by Photographer Rachel Hadiashar at the Sherwood Portrait Studio.
“I have always been one who is attracted to good, kind people with good hearts. This is even more important to me now. Life is too short to be around people who are not the kindest of people.” Pam Meisinger was photographed and interviewed in 2022 at the age of 59 by Sherwood Portrait Photographer Rachel Hadiashar.
“I don’t believe attractive means being all made up (although it can certainly help). As I’ve gotten older, attractive has as much to do with how you feel, how you treat others. I definitely think personal hygiene is a help but that’s just a matter of being clean and feeling good about yourself.” Louise Davis was interviewed and photographed in 2022 at the age of 61 by Oregon Photographer Rachel Hadiashar at the studio in Sherwood.