If Assisted Suicide Is Legalized, Is That Really Good for the Dying?
“One day I was fine. The next I was being rushed by ambulance to Denver Health following two very massive and violent seizures,” said Larson.
The force of the seizures, from the sheer shaking, fractured and dislocated his shoulders and snapped two bones in his back. Soon, his doctors had life-altering test results to share with him.
Many Nursing Home Residents Abused by Other Residents
Now researchers say that such injuries are often inflicted not by overworked health aides but by a seemingly harmless roommate or someone living just down the hall.
What Is Old Age For?
Three-Generation Households: Are They History?
Books to Give or Keep in 2016
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
- The Future of Aging
- Healthy Aging
- Living Arrangements
- Emergencies and Disasters
- Financial Security
Test Your Aging Skills
Will exercise help your brain stay fit?
Will your brain slow down as you age?
Are you more likely to develop dementia if you live alone?
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)