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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Delayed Aging: The Next Big Thing?

…as well as the economy? Would it make sense to focus research dollars on delaying aging rather than on combatting the diseases of aging? A team of scientists at top…

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Joan Ditzion on Aging with Purpose, Passion and Power

  “I think there’s a real need for women to create safe spaces where we can talk together about how we’re dealing with aging: our aging bodies, our aging lives,…

Friday, January 31, 2014

Aging With Geekitude: Why I Love my Smartphone

Last week in Aging with Geekitude, Erica introduced us to the cloud and Dropbox – read about it! This week, she’s set on talking you out of your dumb phone…

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Catching Up with Our Bodies Ourselves: Q&A with Joan Ditzion

…a real need for women to create safe spaces where we can talk together about how we’re dealing with aging: our aging bodies, our aging lives, our aging relationships. I…

Friday, January 17, 2014

Aging with Geekitude: Why Roku Is My New Crush

Want to learn more about tech? Senior Planet offers other feature articles on technology tips, plus free online classes (learn more here) on everything from how to Zoom to on-line…

Friday, January 10, 2014

Aging With Geekitude: Technophobes Anonymous

This new weekly feature looks at technology (and the fear of it) from the perspective of a senior who’s spent a few decades learning to embrace the enemy. She’ll report…

Friday, February 14, 2014

Aging With Geekitude: Addicted to Audiobooks

Last week, Erica wrote about her favorite “apps for grownups” (easy to use, light on bells and whistles, get the job done) – read about it! This week, she’s biting…

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Aging with Geekitude: There’s an App for That

Last week, Erica wrote an ode to smartphones (and told you how to cut costs and get the one that works for you) – read about it! This week, she…

Friday, January 24, 2014

Aging With Geekitude: Introducing the Cloud and Dropbox

…data storage plus it backs up your entire hard drive (called mirror imaging) – but it doesn’t automatically sync your files to all your computers, tablets and phones. If you…

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

These Senior Athletes are Aging with Attitude

…team! Q: What are some of the challenges of being an older adult athlete, and how have you adapted to stay active? What does “Aging with Attitude” mean to you?…

Tuesday, 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…

Monday, March 2, 2020

What aging type are you?

…others, in just one or two. Slowing down aging? Surprisingly, not everyone studied showed more markers linked to aging as they grew older. In some people, the overall rate of…

Monday, 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…

Friday, February 23, 2018

Aging with Attitude Film Awards

…celebrity aging out of his roles. Sam Elliott (veteran of dozens of Westerns, a cameo in “The Big Lebowski’ and tons of voiceovers), is Lee Hayden, an aging Western icon…

Tuesday, 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…