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March 24, 2015

Video of the Week: Longevity: It Takes a City

(Video link for mobile) There’s lots of talk about how we can change our lifestyles to live longer, healthier and happier lives, but society at large plays a role, too….

July 22, 2014

Video of the Week: Seniors Give Back in Exchange for Low Rent

Video link for mobile An intergenerational housing program in Oregon has tapped funding from several sources to offer both seniors and young families a helping hand. Seniors living in the…

July 8, 2016

Video: Norman Lear Takes on Aging

…own. In this New York Times video by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, whose documentary about Norman Lear has just opened in theaters, he’s hearing a succession of older actors…

September 16, 2014

Video of the Week: Charlie Goes to Burning Man

…and Cezanne and Renoir couldn’t possibly dream of.” This video, by filmmaker Jan Beddegenoodts, documents his marvelous experience. (Thanks to Open Culture for pointing us to “Charlie Goes to Burning…

June 2, 2016

Video of the Week: An AirBnB Retirement

…could belong anywhere…. We made friends all along the way” This 14-minute video — admittedly, something of a pitch for AirBnB — the Campbells describe how they went about it,…

January 13, 2013

Linky Sunday: Sodas Linked to Senior Depression, Flu and a Panda Video Go Viral…

…the learnings from another study about the benefits of exercise for older women. Read about it by clicking here. Cute alert: The viral video of the weekend was this one…

March 22, 2016

Video of the Week: Going the Distance

(Video link) They’re not 100-year-old champion bodybuilders, but in “Top 5 Finalist: Going the Distance” filmmaker Jessie Beers-Altman has captured joy that these men (and one woman) in their 80s…

May 12, 2015

Video of the Week: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets Candid

(Video link for mobile) “I’m so proud of having been born and bred in Brooklyn, and of what Brooklyn has become.” In this candid and free-ranging 2015 interview with MSNBC’s…

March 7, 2016

Video of the Week: Why Stay in Chernobyl?

…us healthy and strong as we age. Stay tuned for the theatrical release of “Babushkas” and see if there’s a screening near you; meanwhile, get the backstory in this video….

February 17, 2015

Video of the Week: Styling With Attitude

(Video link for mobile) Ilona Royce Smithkin is best known as one of the “Advanced Style” ladies – a stylish senior who came into the limelight after Ira Seth Cohen…

August 4, 2016

Video of the Week: How to Age Gracefully

  When Canada’s CBC decided last year to end its long running radio show “WireTap,” the show decided to say see ya with a video. The message:” We never stop…

October 23, 2014

Video of the Week: “Forever Young” with bell hooks & Gloria Steinem

(Video link for mobile) Fast forward to 7:48 minutes if you want to skip the introduction by outgoing gender studies department head Ann Snitow. What’s the state of feminism today?…

June 16, 2015

Video of the Week: Preparing to Get Alzheimer’s

(Video link for mobile) We’ve heard the stats on our likelihood of having Alzheimer’s sometime in our future, and how do most os us respond? Denial (“It won’t happen to…

December 24, 2014

Video of the Week: Holiday Light Show

…time. Last night’s show (above) featured Burl Ives’ “Holly Jolly Christmas” for old-school types and The Waitresses’ 80’s-New-Wave “Christmas Wrapping.” Check out the videos below for previous nights’ shows; on…

November 11, 2016

Leonard Cohen: A Video Tribute

…honest wrestling with life and its end. We’ll leave you with two videos: This dance remix of “You Want it Darker” — because like love, dancing may be one of…