Regardless of how we feel about our lives during the course of a previous year, the arrival of a new one has the potential to inspire us with hope and a desire for change –– in ourselves and in the world around us
American culture has never really dealt with the jarring dissonance it has created between Aging and Independence.
Belief is a powerful thing – it’s the foundation for how we perceive the world around us, how we communicate and how we behave. Everyday, we have the ability to create and practice new beliefs and discard the old modes that no longer fit. Here is a belief that I have carried with me for […]
As a social gerontologist, community educator, and writer, I am passionate about explaining how language affects –– in good or bad ways –– our perceptions of aging, and vice versa.
Without going into current events specifically I’d like to explore an expression of resilience that relates directly to our communities.
A powerful way to counter divisive rhetoric and demagoguery coming out of Washington, D.C., is to do something unexpected — start an Age Friendly city revolution.
The reframing aging movement must demand a decent quality of life for the millions of older adults who were good workers, neighbors, taxpayers and citizens and came up short through no fault of their own.
In the past, many have focused on the overall lack of senior housing to be the major crisis facing our nation. But I’d argue the crisis isn’t just a lack of senior housing; it’s a lack of housing that people can actually afford.