Our goal is to bring people together and look at ways to inspire and sustain a genuine human community.
What should the future of Seattle look like? How can we make the city a place where people of all ages can be healthy, independent and part of a vibrant community?
As part of the Age of Disruption Tour, we host a lunch with AARP at each tour stop to have an intimate conversation with local age disrupters. We’d like to share some of the wisdom that emerges.
There’s a move abroad these days to attack the idea of retirement (“You’re too young to be
retired”). Two years into my own retirement from AARP, I want to make sure people have this benefit for years to come.
Our culture tells us that the virtues of youth will always reign supreme and that aging is and must always be equal to decline. Looking back at my career, I have spent too much time insisting that it really isn’t all that bad if we all just look at the bright side!
AARP’s latest survey on brain health reveals an enduring problem: few of the survey respondents actually make the required behavior changes that are needed to protect their brains. We know what to do, but don’t do it!
The first week of the Second Wind Tour came to a dramatic conclusion with people dancing in the aisles at the Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. What a journey.
How could I have studied gerontology all these years and yet retained “a purely abstract notion” about aging?