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January 14, 2019

Ask Joan: No Orgasms with Partner

Every month in Sex at Our Age, award-winning senior sexpert Joan Price answers your questions about everything from loss of desire to solo sex and partner issues. Nothing is out…

July 13, 2016

Eight Great Myths of Aging

the language we use and the images we see daily — it’s easy for us to buy into them. But even if you’re mostly able to resist the mythology, it’s…

January 3, 2015

The Best of 2014 on Senior Planet

age 80, still trying to make up for his years lost as a POW. He had his first starring role at the age of 88 and still trained at age

August 17, 2016

Why Friendship Changes As We Age

…Baggage Check column and is the author of “The Friendship Fix,” says that as we age, we don’t need to waste our time on friendships that cause us stress or…

April 24, 2013

When Is a Lady “Old”?

at this timeline, starting in 1951 with Blanch Dubois (age 30) and ending in 2013 with Jodie Foster (age 50) – a line of ladies facing the ravages of ageism….

October 22, 2012

Someone’s Done the Homework on Job-Related Age Discrimination

…a 2009 Supreme Court ruling that said your employer doesn’t have to show it would have taken action regardless of age, even when you have evidence that age was a…

February 18, 2015

We’re Older – But Are We Really Wiser?

…both types of wisdom actually decline with age. Why wisdom usually declines with age “As we approach the last phase of life, our task is to come to grips with…

February 11, 2015

Vote: The “Aging With Attitude” Film Awards

age? To find out, he followed a group of seniors, ages 70 to 90, through a speed-dating event and the resulting dates. The speed daters, several of them widows and…

March 26, 2018

More positivity, less dementia?

…positive age beliefs had a risk of developing dementia that is similar to the risk of their same-aged peers without APOEE4, regardless of their age beliefs.” The measures were on…

October 11, 2015

Stuntman claims age discrimination, & more from the week online

and when you look at social media use as a percentage of seniors who actually go online, it’s even higher. Across all age groups, women, people with higher incomes, urbanites…

August 19, 2019

Ask Joan: Wife has Dementia

senior sex including her newest, “Sex after Grief: Navigating Your Sexuality after Losing Your Beloved,” and the award-winning “Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud about Senior Sex.” Visit Joan’s…

November 2, 2015

Is It Time to Fire Your Doctor?

…in his book “Treat Me, Not My Age,” Ageism in American medicine and society is a matter of life and death, as dangerous as any incorrectly prescribed medication or slipped…

February 11, 2019

Hey, Millennials, walk a mile in our shoes

think driving skills decline with age. As people age, they become lonelier. People like their bodies less as they age. Seniors physical health and mobility decline with age. Older people…

March 30, 2016

Intimacy in Old Age: An Unusual Photo Essay

…relationship between the three, there’s much to be gleaned from the images themselves. We see glimpses of desolation mixed with tenderness. Some images explore sexual intimacy between Will and Jeanie….

May 16, 2018

Fearless online dating for older women

because of their listed age range for woman. Many older men (with money, or good looks) feel they can and should date 10-15 years down from their own age. I…