Many current events, publications, movies, websites and more deserve our attention as we contemplate our aging, and as we age. The SCF gives you a heads-up on some of these on this web page that is frequently updated.
Two dozen members of the internationally known mixed chorus of singers and band members, all 70 years old and above, rehearse for a concert tour while getting on with their lives in this funny, deeply moving documentary.
See this Fox Searchlight documentary in current release (summer 2008) in movie theatres across the country. Two dozen members of the internationally known mixed chorus of singers and band members, all 70 years old and above, rehearse for a concert tour while getting on with their lives in this funny, deeply moving film that shows us what just might be the truth about aging. Warning: after seeing this film you may be moved to try some new things.
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.
"Adding years to people's lives through the magic of science and medicine, however impressive, is an insufficient ambition for American Society. Our objective, must be to add new life to those years."
President John F. Kennedy, 1961 White House Conference on Aging