Issues in Aging
- Older People’s Mental Health Undermined by the Pandemic by Mary Jacobs - In early 2020, Sarah Crouch started a tally on her cell phone: a list of names of family members and friends who died since the pandemic began. As of July 2022, there were 51 names. About half died due to…
Blog of the Week
- ‘Age Against the Machine—Ending Ageism in the Workplace’ by Ashton Applewhite - That’s the kickass-if-I-say-so-myself title of my new talk, which debuted earlier this month, in real life, at the annual conference of the Financial Planners Association. The catalyst was my pre-event call with the organizers. “There’s grousing from our older members,…
Are You an Optimist? Could You Learn to Be? Your Health May Depend On It.
Yet another study is showing that your outlook on life affects how long and how well you live. The more positive you are, the better your chances.
Kaiser Health News
To Attract In-Home Caregivers, California Offers Paid Training—And Self-Care
Caring for others is hard, stressful work that often leads to burnout. The state’s approach may help caregivers take the time they need to stay healthy and on the job.
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When Someone Turns 100, These Volunteers Are There to Make Sure They’re Honored
The Centenarians of Oklahoma are on a mission to celebrate when someone reaches this remarkable milestone