Lisa Binassarie emigrated to the US from Trinidad when she was just three years old and she was raised in New York City. About to turn fifty, she’s shocked at the ways her body is betraying her even as her mind remains sharp as a tack. But Lisa is active and eats well, unlike her 69-year-old mother, whose quality of life she worries about despite that mom shares her life with a man who’s devoted to her well-being. Lisa also wonders about her own quality of life going forward. She and her partner don’t have kids, and like many childless people, she wonders who will help care for them in their later years. In this episode Lisa shares her views on how she wants to live those later years, she reflects on the importance of being with people she cares about and the need to promote a good quality of life for her aging gay community.