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July 7, 2014

Portraits From an Aging Pandemic

…to challenge stereotypes around the disease and around aging at the same time. To create “Stories from an Aging Pandemic,” the pair set up a pop-up photo studio at AIDS2012…

July 20, 2014

Eye test may detect early Alzheimer’s – and more from the week online

…to Next Avenue and stay tuned, too, for a singles edition of our own Aging Out of Place series. Are you an optimist or a pessimist? The 2014 United States…

March 2, 2020

What aging type are you?

Will “What’s your ageotype” replace “what’s your sign” as an ice-breaker? People age differently, at different speeds and through different body processes, a recent study of aging by Stanford University…

March 25, 2014

How to Age: Anne Karpf on Creating a New Narrative

aging several years ago. Trouble was, publishers weren’t interested. They told her “books on aging don’t sell.” What a difference a few years makes. Now, together with Lynne Segal (see…

April 12, 2017

Aging Out of Place in Lake Chapala, Mexico

…to Lake Chapala? I went on the internet and started looking for a place we could afford. The first place I came upon was Honduras. We flew there for a…

March 10, 2014

Dr. Roger Landry’s Rx for Aging: Live Long, Die Short

If Dr. Roger Landry was going to write a prescription for aging in America, he might scribble, be leaflike. The directions, he says, go like this: “Become more colorful with…

November 12, 2012

Aging in Place: Avoid Hospital Chic With These Smart Designs

…our homes for the long event known as aging-in-place, most of us don’t want to put a dent in the décor. Hospital-chic, with its “bisque” grab bars and off-gassing vinyl…

October 20, 2014

Help for aging in place, “Iris” the movie – and more from the week online

…the National Council on Aging in Place promises to walk you through everything you’ll need to think about and set up on the mobility, health, community and financial fronts, so…

September 15, 2016

The Legacy Film Festival on Aging

…the San Francisco area, there’s a film festival dedicated to the topic of aging. Launched in 2011, the 3-day Legacy Film Festival on Aging is the only U.S. fest that…

March 3, 2015

What Makes a City Age-Friendly?

…and other cities have taken seriously the task of adapting policies and infrastructure to better serve an aging population. New York City’s senior population is projected to grow by 50…

December 9, 2013

All the Selves We Have Been: Lynne Segal on How We Really Experience Aging

…and independent. Why is challenging that idea important to you? There are really the two narratives of aging: aging badly, which is showing your age, becoming more fragile and dependent;…

December 18, 2012

Scientists Discover How Calorie Restriction Slows Aging

A relatively new field in gerontology is emerging: the elimination of aging. Scientists like Aubrey de Gray, who says the first generation of people who will live to 1,000 has…

October 1, 2012

You’re Never Too Old for a Nude Portrait

…the National Center for Creative Aging. Together, they published a book, “The Art of Aging: Celebrating the Authentic Aging Self,” and a DVD, “Women of Age: Portraits of Women, Beauty…

November 26, 2013

WATCH: Aging in Place, 5 Miles From the Nearest Road

…things to stay the same. It works for him. He’s found his own way – and his own place – to age with attitude. Have you found your dream place?…

April 17, 2020

Aging out of Place…

When this is all over, you may be thinking about moving to someplace warm and sunny. Here is one woman’s experience, luckily done long before the current crisis. …in San…