In a recent conversation, my good friend Noah brought up the tendency of industrialised capitalist cultures to isolate age groups, which eventually leads to each age group othering (or, perceiving as ‘other’) anyone born before or after them. When younger people inevitably become the older outsiders, it is common to begin neglecting the ritual of […]
I have been reflecting upon a wonderful metaphor/phenomenon that has been occurring in one of the groups I’ve been part of. Switchbacks, the food source that keeps on giving and sometimes over feeds me.
The ChangingAging Tour returns in 2018 as a part of The Eden Alternative International Conference in Atlanta, May 3-5. Go behind scenes in a day in the life of the tour with Disrupt Dementia cast member Kyrié Carpenter.
For my 70th “birthday present” I asked my wife our daughter if we could do something adventurous together.
I want to offer another frame: What if it is not so much the roads we choose, but the way we walk them, and the fact that we continue to walk them, that makes all the difference?
If you’re like me, you weren’t surprised to read about the recent study finding that two-thirds of retirees now say they are living in “the best home of their life.”
Sometimes we need to be reminded we are on a journey and an illness does not define who we truly are.
Most older adults, I suspect, are yearning to share their life stories with others. The tragedy in our society (a disgrace, really) is that we often deny them opportunities to do so.