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March 18, 2014

WATCH: 98-Year-Old Gets Her Driver’s License Back So She Can Help Out

…the web is littered with stories and how-tos about grown kids having “the talk” with their parents. This video tells the story of Evelyn, a 98-year-old retirement community resident who…

March 30, 2014

97-year-old’s workouts gain an Instagram following – and more news from the week online

…growing share of the 65 and over population is choosing to work in retirement, compared to the past 30 years; in fact, the percentage of employed seniors went up from…

July 21, 2013

Linky Sunday: News from the Alzheimer’s Conference, Wi-Fi Comes to Parks, Tai Chi Study…

…here to see AARP’s Facebook response; and here to read the story on the Daily Kos. Work comes to senior housing With Americans working past retirement age, senior living communities…

June 26, 2019

Would you consider homesharing?

…What about the transition into retirement or an encore career—have you felt ready for that? You aren’t alone. Many struggle with the financial and social implications of getting older –…

November 17, 2016

What “Active Seniors” Means Now

…enormous at stake: bigger than Medicare, bigger than retirement and bigger than ourselves. What’s at stake is the world we leave behind, whether we have children of our own or…

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Men’s Morning Conversation Group

…meets monthly to allow men to meet other men and talk about retirement or just life in general. It’s a great way to make new friends and have interesting conversations…

February 7, 2013

Planet Talk: Playwright Neil Koenigsberg

…I’m learning that New York City is a great place to be older. You can be in a retirement village in Vermont, but if you love culture, look what’s here!…

July 8, 2016

Video: Norman Lear Takes on Aging

…“Guess Who Died.” Yes, it’s set in a retirement home and appears to take a somewhat irreverent look at the joys and pains of old age, in classic sitcom style….

March 17, 2013

Linky Sunday: Stroke Victims Diagnosed by Texting Ability, Bible App is Hot, 70-Year-Old Prostitutes to Retire

…sports ref are among the jobs that near-retirement-age men and women have tested – and in many cases liked enough to turn to as their new careers. Click to read…

March 26, 2013

WATCH: Rethinking Aging in America

…as the Baby Boom generation hits retirement age. The cartoon-style video boldly and elegantly encapsulates the core issues in current aging discourse – and it’s also fun to watch. “When…

September 5, 2018

Do You need an Emotional Support Animal?

…therapy animals, such as horses or dogs, owned by the person providing the service, such as taking dogs to retirement homes to provide companionship or providing equine therapy to special…

August 10, 2017

WATCH: Ashton Applewhite at TED17

…tend to think of everyone in a retirement home as the same age—old—when they can span four decades. Can you imagine thinking that way about a group of people between…

June 14, 2013

Elder Financial Abuse: A Boom Industry

…career. After retirement, his main financial worry concerned his diabetes. Like many seniors, Green worried that his house might be seized if the day came when he couldn’t pay a…

October 29, 2014

What Lois Weaver Knows About Getting Old

…(whom she affectionately calls “elders” in a nod to the Native American sense of the word) in Zagreb, Croatia, where she lived in a retirement home, and New York City,…

April 14, 2013

Linky Sunday: A New Resource for Creative Aging, Late Life Crises…

…Last week, MSN.com took a look at the realities of retirement and social security in the 21st century. Click here to read more. Why older people are too trusting. The…