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.
“My Stroke of Insight”
In this webcast Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroanatomist recounts her amazing experience of suffering a massive stroke.
A webcast by Jill Bolte Taylor, March 2008. Taylor, a neuroanatomist, was uniquely trained (at Harvard) to observe her own massive stroke as it occurred. She recounts this amazing experience and describes what she gained from it.
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