In Alexandria, the young people protected the library.
— Nursing home abolition does not mean throwing the baby out with the bath water PART II. [McKnight’s Long Term Care News] — Ronni Bennett kicks her bucket list. [TIME GOES BY] — “Geezer Bandit?” Just because the cops use ageist slang doesn’t mean the media has to follow suit. [CBS News] — Moving a […]
Conventional wisdom tells us that old people are and want to be very like young people. Having conversations with older people, however, quickly reveals how rarely this is true. Consider, for example, the old man who lived in the house on the corner of your street when you were a child. I knew this man […]
USA Today is running a fantastic series on the Boomers. The latest content includes a “Generation Quiz” that looks like it could have been designed BY/FOR the Changing Aging crowd. I was born in 1959 but the quiz guessed 1966. I think the fact that I am not well versed in popular culture might have […]
I always tell my patients that prescription drugs are as effective— and dangerous— as razor blades and should be handled with just as much care. This wire story about a patient suing GlaxoSmithKline and alleging harm from medication side-effects caught my attention because the claims being made were so unusual… A French father-of-two is to […]
From The Green House Project Blog: Food is pleasure. Preparing it, smelling it and eating it, regardless of our dining rituals, food brings meaning to our lives and defines a part of our individuality. The Green House Model protects this philosophy through teaching the importance of simple pleasures and knowing relationships for creating meaning and […]
The cyclone bearing down on the Queensland coast has the potential to be the biggest the state has ever seen. Ms Bligh is calling on Queenslanders to prepare for gale-force winds, torrential rain and massive storm surges when Cyclone Yasi crosses the coast on Wednesday night. Residents in low-lying parts of Townsville, between Mackay and […]
— Shocker — Research shows being old doesn’t mean being sick. [Globe and Mail] — Nursing home abolition DOES NOT mean throwing the baby out with the bath water. [Dallas Morning News] — Carol Bradley Bursack tells us what do we do when our elder’s behavior is beyond our ability to cope. [Minding Our Elders] — […]