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Thursday, October 24

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

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,…

Wednesday, August 12

The Latest in Aging Research

…hormone or HGH, which is aggressively pushed by these anti-aging doctors, despite the fact that it is basically illegal for ‘treating’ aging. In some studies, HGH actually accelerates aging. In…

Friday, January 31

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

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

Aging with Geekitude: Why Roku Is My New Crush

Last week, Erica recovered (almost) from technophobia – read about it! This week, she’s got a new toy. If you like movies, keep reading..   When I mention that…

Friday, January 10

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

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

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

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…

Monday, March 2

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…

Tuesday, March 25

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, July 7

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…

Monday, March 10

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…

Tuesday, December 18

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…