Issues in Aging
- What’s a New Word for ‘Old’? by Leigh Ann Hubbard- Warren Wood is old. He’s proud he’s old. He advertises the fact that he is old by wearing a cap that says UFO in red letters. “What’s UFO?” people ask. “United Flying Octogenarians,” Wood, 86, of Carmel, CA, happily responds.…
Blog of the Week
- Does She Still Recognize You? by Maggie Sullivan- An acquaintance I ran into at the supermarket stopped me with that question. It was one I got frequently when my mother was in the later stages of Alzheimer’s. The question made me uncomfortable. It seemed intrusive coming from someone…
Changing How We Age
Gerontology expert and researcher Rozalyn Anderson reflects on how diet, nutrition and exercise really are the keys to health and longevity.
Kaiser Health News
Patients Experiment with Prescription Drugs to Fight Aging
Some doctors say certain medications may have an ‘off-label’ effect on the aging process, and they’re not waiting for formal research to prove it.
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‘Life is Very Interesting at 95’
In this short documentary by Jenny Schweitzer Bell, dozens of older adults talk about the liberation and life enjoyment that they have found in their old age.