At the Mercy of Strangers
Don’t Deny Your Age, Celebrate It
Trading the Porch Rocker for Poetry: How Tim Carpenter Is Inspiring Creative Aging
And this makes you think of how often older people are automatically pictured in a rocking chair. When you say 82-year-old, the first thing that comes to most people’s minds doesn’t seem to be painter, writer, student or mentor.
Rethinking Drinking in Your Later Years
Grandma Took the iPad
Caitlyn Jenner: the Messages in the Image
Photo by Annie Leibowitz
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
Test Your Aging Skills
Did you know your beloved iPad could be keeping you up at night?
Will a quick midday catnap help you catch up on lost sleep?
Take this quiz to find out how to sleep like a baby at any age.
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)