It is right when hormones are raging and fecundity is in bloom that the young should be so beautiful. But that does not make age ugly or unattractive. Only different.
One of the ways old people are maligned are with accusations that we lack a sense of style. Don’t blame us. It’s the fashion industry which has not given one second’s thought to how our body shape differs from that of a 17-year-old.
There is little if anything in our culture that would lead me to believe I would feel this good about being an old woman.
Yesterday, Marcie talked about encountering elder paranoia, no free lunches, professionalism and differences in dress habits of the young and old. Here is Part 2:
I generally don’t write about commercial enterprises but I was intrigued with the 27-year-old entrepreneur who developed a social network for 55+ communities.
On Tuesday, the Obama administration announced a proposed settlement agreement that would make it easier for people with disabilities and chronic conditions to qualify for home care.
Until now, Medicare beneficiaries have been required to show they were likely to improve (the “improvement standard”) for Medicare to cover skilled nursing care and therapy services at home.
A taste of what I’ve found so far about how old women lived and were treated through the past 2500 years.
This Thursday, Ronni Bennett of www.TimeGoesBy.net is going to share her reaction to TRIBES of EDEN, which she recently finished reading on eBook. As the founder of ElderBlogging, the sharpest cultural critic on aging on the Internet and one of ChangingAging’s biggest inspirations, we can’t wait to find out what she thinks. I’m more than a little curious after Ronni sent me this email explaining how hard she slaved last weekend trying to capture how special the book is to her.