So who is the Blogstream for? The short answer is everyone. All comers are welcome and we hope everyone is interested in our message to change aging.
But still, who is the Blogstream really for… we really hope anyone with a pro-aging vision and a passion for changing aging will either sign-up for a ChangingAging Blog or submit their existing blog feed to the Blogstream.Continue Reading
This is a snip from my favorite “traditional music” blog. Ron and Donna are giants of the traditional music movement. In this post they are writing about Martin Carthy, a man who helped launch a traditionalist/folk revival in the 1960’s. I am particularly taken by line… “The older I have got, the more the songs […]Continue Reading
I found this interesting. For the first time, Americans 45 and older make up a majority of the voting-age population, the Associated Press reports. “Along with the information about the growing influence of older adults, preliminary census estimates also show a decline in the number of married couples with children, slight growth in household size and […]Continue Reading
Social insurance programs help people live more comfortably because they spread risk across the entire population of a nation. They make people and nations more safe and secure. Here’s how. The one thing we can say for certain about life is that bad things will happen. After all, “Nobody gets out of here alive!” But […]Continue Reading
Patrick Kiger at the SecondAct blog has this excellent review Howard S. Friedman’s and Leslie R. Martin’s new book, The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-Decade Study, which is rocking preconceived notions of what it takes to age well. After analyzing data from the longest longitudinal study ever conducted […]Continue Reading
How big is the gap between generations? The winning film from the Assisted Living Federation of America’s International Short Film contest poignantly captures how much we have to gain if we can just bridge that gap:Continue Reading
Does musical training have any effect on the aging brain? Scientists at the University of Kansas Medical Center asked this question. They wondered whether the experience of learning and practicing an instrument and the resulting sensorimotor and cognit…Continue Reading