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Aging With Attitude

Q&A: Just Getting Started with Morgan Freeman

One might argue that Morgan Freeman, 80, has been making movies about retirement since the start of his career, steering into the spotlight as Jessica Tandy’s patient chauffeur in Driving Miss Daisy in 1989. Since then he’s danced around senior stories with Jack Nicholson in The Bucket List and with Bruce Willis in Red, last…

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Quotes to inspire your New Year

Boost your new year’s resolve, gain new perspective, and find new insights with these quotes from philosophers, authors, performers and leaders. “What we think, we become.” – Buddha       “You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.” – Ethel Barrymore       “Life shrinks or expands in proportion…

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A year of “Aging with Attitude”

Learning the different ways, approaches and thoughts about “aging with attitude” from our interviewees is a gift that keeps on giving with each new profile. Here’s a quick summary of the gifts of wise words and advice about ‘Aging with Attitude” from our featured profile subjects over the past year.   Joan Ditzion:   Aging with…

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Listen: Ending Ageism

Margaret Morganroth Gullette is a well-known anti-agism warrior and a thoughtful and insightful thinker about aging and its issues. She is the resident scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandies University and the author of books like Agewise: Fighting the New Ageism in America (University of Chicago Press, 2011) and Aged by Culture…

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Q & A with “Big Sonia”

At just 4 ft. 8 in. tall, Sonia Warshawski can barely see above her leopard print steering wheel as she drives herself to work. The 92-year-old great grandmother runs a tailor’s shop in Kansas City, where she dispenses words of wisdom and fashion advice to customers.  In her spare time, she reduces hardened criminals to…

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