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December 13, 2019

If It’s Wednesday, I Must Be a Bubbie

…children raised her hand and repeated a word I had just read. “Inspiration?” she asked. “Inspiration,” I repeated, and realized that it was me — not a parent or a…

December 4, 2019

Senior Planet Entrepreneurs to hold Holiday Fair

…was enchanted – her word – with clay and its many possibilities. Indeed she named her business (appropriately enough) Ceramic Hands. According to Silverman, her inspiration comes from nature, landscapes…

September 16, 2013

How to Use Pinterest: 4 Tips for Getting Started

…to try You’re planning to redecorate (sometime) and want to remember ideas you see You just love flipping through online magazines for inspiration You’re planning a trip and are researching…

March 14, 2013

Explore: Sketching in the Gallery at the Morgan Library & Museum

…Artist and Parsons faculty member Susan Stillman gave a brief overview of the Morgan’s current exhibition – “Drawing Surrealism” was up when I attended – to serve as inspiration, and…

February 10, 2015

Aging With Attitude: Sculptor Morrie Markoff, 101

Inspiration can strike at odd times, in ways you least expect – Morrie Markoff knows that. As a hard-working machinist and all around Mr. Fix It, Markoff was repairing a…

May 13, 2015

Got Age? Flaunt It!

…a fashion statement for older women. DIY We took a look at Etsy for inspiration and came up with these bling-embellished readers – crystals glued to a standard frame. Or…

March 2, 2018

Quotes for an inspiring Spring

…way you carry it.” -Lena Horne “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” -The Dalai Lama Want more inspiration? Take a look here,…

June 9, 2017

How I Made Seventy

…New Mexico. I took refuge in a corner of it and locked myself in for two weeks with paper, pen, laptop and a dozen of my favorite books for inspiration….

August 27, 2014

Aging with Attitude: Powerlifter Ray Fougnier

…other hard work he has done. “It’s nice to get recognition for powerlifting,” he said, “but the greater inspiration should be for the education of children.” Fougnier grew up on…

November 9, 2012

Dish the Web: East Meets West Kinoko Chowder

…find were Crimini (which are baby Portobello). So I decided to forge a little “East meets West” version of this fabulous find. For inspiration, I did a Google search on…

April 8, 2015

How 4 Manhattanites Shifted the Lens on Aging

…via email from her home in Brazil. I read that your initial inspiration for the project was your grandmother’s battle with Alzheimer’s. Please tell us about that. I was inspired…

August 27, 2018

Dancing through life: Martha Halas

…on his upcoming EP “The Modern Lives Volume 2.” Photo credits are courtesy of Blue Rose Music. Want more adventurous aging examples? Get inspiration here and vote in our survey!…

September 29, 2015

The Mythical World of Eyes as Big as Plates

…models evoke those mythical creatures that inhabit folk literature — which is where the artists found their inspiration. The duo behind the wearable sculptures and images, Norwegian photographer Karoline Hjorth…

January 4, 2016

11 Seniors Who Made Our Year

…and Betty Markoff (99) at their apartment, Los Angeles CA, USA, photographed on Oct. 31, 2015 “Creativity is living. You are alive when you create. If someone gets an inspiration

February 18, 2015

We’re Older – But Are We Really Wiser?

…a lot more difficult than staying positive. Pinterest “inspiration board” aficionados, take note. Surely general wisdom – the advice-giving type – must improve with age, I suggest to Staudinger. “When…