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March 3, 2017

Is It Time for #OscarsSoYoung?

…not just in the bean-counting that older characters are shortchanged in America’s Oscar-nominated films. The report found that it’s also in the diversity of senior characters, or lack of it,…

May 15 | 5:30pm

New Music: Spirituals and Art Songs

(Until May 19) The Annual Queens New Music Festival Schedule brings exciting new music and performers that showcase Queens’ diversity, selected and curated by the Random Access Music (RAM) group….

September 29, 2017

Old Is Beautiful

…have to be over—or under—a certain age. Exum’s The Every Body Project celebrates what being comfortable in your skin looks like in all its diversity. Exum, aka Brooklyn rapper Miss…

January 31, 2017

The Beauty of Older Bodies

…is so boring—the diversity of bodies is so much more interesting. When we put them together, we have rainbow of gorgeous bodies. I’m infatuated with aging skin, with wrinkles around…

October 25, 2015

Princess Leila, Older Woman — and more from the week online

…what it would take to change this picture, starting with the government requiring companies to include age in their diversity reports, along with race, ethnicity and gender. Read the whole…

January 23, 2017

20 Signs of the Times: The Women’s March

…pink knitted “pussy” hats and some in wheelchairs, there was, at least, diversity in age. It gave a new meaning to the phrase “Stronger Together” — a popular sign at…

December 27, 2016

Aging with Attitude: Queen of Swing Norma Miller

…against the divisiveness in our nation now? We’ve always been a great country and we’ve been great because you’ll always have diversity here. You can’t be too worried about it….

October 4, 2015

Open Enrollment Tips, Brain Aging Info & More From the Week Online

…In the process, they found that city life — the walking, the diversity of ages and ethnicities, the cultural wealth — suited them. It’s a trend, the paper claims. Read…

January 11, 2017

Watch: President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address

…meet those challenges. After all, we remain the wealthiest, most powerful, and most respected nation on Earth. Our youth and drive, our diversity and openness, our boundless capacity for risk…

December 18 | 10:00am5:00pm

500 Years of women’s work

(Until February 8, 2020) The materials and ephemera on display here show the astonishing span and diversity of the work undertaken by women for centuries – far beyond teaching, nursing…

August 14, 2014

Grandmas Vs. Wannabes

…because of the lack of diversity in its representation of seniors. You’re either a Golden Girl or a cat lady. Lew also blames country-pop superstar Taylor Swift’s Instagram feed: Maybe…

April 6, 2015

Aging Out of Place in Seville, Spain

diversity. People of other cultures (yes, including Americans) are still something of a curiosity, and many locals feel awkward and uncomfortable around us. The Sevillanos tend to socialize mainly with…

November 9, 2017

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

…look in the mirror, we’re looking just for our energy, our life force — not so much a wrinkle or a grey hair.We really have to embrace diversity. There’s a…

February 25, 2015

Bulletin Board: Opportunities for Senior Performers and Artists

…is a diversity of experience in living and relating to our country. You’ll also need to be free for afternoon workshop sessions April 5-18; there will be a public presentation…

June 18, 2014

Health-Tracking Apps: Godsend – Or Not So Much?

…for more mature users. That’s according to Mark Miller, who writes the blog Rethinking Retirement. You’ll like him right away – he’s pushing for more age diversity in the teams…