Security in Later Life, Then and Now
Don’t Deny Your Age, Celebrate It
How to Keep Driving (Safely) in Your Later Years
Can Your Cherished Possessions Shorten Your Life?
In a corner of Sarah’s living room, a decades-old phonograph sits ignored. Sarah doesn’t use it anymore, doesn’t even know if it still works. Only the housekeeper pays any attention to it or to the dozens of records stacked nearby, and that’s only to dust them. Sarah also has books, hundreds of books, in almost every room of her Princeton, NJ, home.
The Doomed Experiment in Intergenerational Living
Multitasking after 40
- Healthy Aging
- Myths and Stereotypes
- Living Arrangements
- Financial Security
- Emergencies and Disasters
Test Your Aging Skills
What do you know about how you will age?
Your life expectancy is 78 at birth.
Will you make it?
Will you live longer?
The Hands-Some Journey Project
Photographer Elaine Zelker captures life stories through hand held objects.
to help you make empowered choices about your future
The Silver Century Foundation promotes a positive view of aging. The Foundation challenges entrenched and harmful stereotypes, encourages dialogue between generations, advocates planning for the second half of life, and raises awareness to educate and inspire everyone to live long, healthy, empowered lives.
"It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment; in these qualities old age is usually not poorer, but is even richer."
Cicero (106-43 BC)