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Playgrounds: Not Just for Kids Anymore
What Is Old Age For?
Three-Generation Households: Are They History?
Mind Your Qs, Help Your Diet
19, Going on 90
The other day I was eating lunch with my best friend, when out of the blue she asks me if she was getting neck wrinkles. Since we are both 19, I laughed at her question and told her no. However, she was not convinced and stated that she was going to ask her parents for anti-aging serum in her stocking for Christmas.
The Silver Century Foundation provides grants to further our mission and reinforce our initiatives. We are proud to have supported these projects, among others:
- Coming of Age in Aging America
- The Senior Mentor Program
- The Elder Economic Security Index
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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)