Planning to Live a Long Life? Think Ahead
It’s not some new Dr. Seuss book, but another way to describe the various stages of growing older. Barring a catastrophic event, older adults typically fall into one of five major life stages that take them from active and healthy to completely dependent on others.
Henry Cisneros: Envisioning Neighborhoods for the New Old Age
Three-Generation Households: Are They History?
How Long Are You Likely to Live?
Oh, to Be 70 Again
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
- Living Arrangements
- You Aging
- Myths and Stereotypes
- Emergencies and Disasters
Test Your Aging Skills
Will monetary awards motivate you to exercise?
Will your adult children feel betrayed if you start dating?
Take this quiz to find out what personal traits attract those over 50.
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)