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:Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
Mr. President, is it possible you do not understand what chained CPI is or how it will affect elders for the rest of our lives?Continue Reading
Old people regularly lament our short-term memory lapses and we often do it with rueful jokes as if we are whistling past the graveyard of brain cells.Continue Reading
I had been making notes for an update on Oprah’s decades of extolling the virtues of eternal youth but I then ran across a ChangingAging post I could have written.Continue Reading
If you have been reading Time Goes By for a couple of years or more, you know that there is growing evidence that your personal attitude toward getting old can affect your health and even your longevity.Continue Reading
Nothing about politics today or even about the politicians who want to kill Social Security. Just a couple of things you definitely need to know. SWITCH TO ELECTRONIC-ONLY BENEFIT PAYMENTS Although we’ve mentioned this before, it has been awhile and…Continue Reading
Recently Jeremy Mykaels found himself on the wrong end of such an Ellis Act eviction and he is fighting back. He has been speaking at community events and has created EllisHurtsSeniors.org which includes a boycott list of 31 San Francisco properties not to buy because the owners recently used the Ellis Act to evict one or more senior or disabled tenants.
Since he is gay himself, he’s particularly conscious of the danger to older gay men living with HIV on fixed incomes. They have spent a lifetime creating a network of social connections and medical services they will never be able to duplicate in a new locality.
Here’s some of Mykaels’ story:Continue Reading