One of my favorite bloggers on the the subjects of economics and culture looks at aging and writes… Older people, like the rest of us, of course have differing tastes and a variety of preferences for how they’d like to live, but it’s also the case that as people age, mental and physical capacities […]
I was prowling around the world of Anti-Aging this morning (it’s always fun to see what the other side is up to) and stumbled on a site that gave surprisingly good advice. Here is the core of their advice on preventing the aging of your skin. There is one other simple thing that can be used as […]
What is the ChangingAging Blogstream? Who is it for and what is its purpose?
I believe the Blogstream is going to play an important role in the future of aging in America.
As a doctor and a blogger and a friend of elders I tend to steer clear of electoral politics. After all members of all political parties (and their loved ones) grow old. Aging is an equal opportunity experience. For the most part I think America has done pretty well balancing the needs and demands of […]
We’ve been following Dove’s experience with their “Pro-Aging” consumer ad campaign. See THIS. I recently saw that David Wolfe, a noted author and expert in marketing to older customers had a some news to report on this front. He writes… “Several years ago personal products marketer Dove kicked off a campaign that stunned the marketing […]
THIS is an excellent exploration of how and why our medical system manages to do so much harm to so many people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have estimated that almost 100,000 Americans now die from hospital-acquired infections alone, and that most of these are preventable. People like Carole LaRocca are the human […]
I was sitting in the dentist chair Thursday — a captive audience so to speak — and coincidentally the TV was tuned to The Oprah Show. To my utter astonishment, the episode I watched could almost be construed as a twisted, celebrity-obsessed attempt at a pro-aging message for women. A re-run from September, the episode […]
The New York Times’ Fashion Section has an interesting feature on a subculture of women who are proud and happy to have small breasts. Shunning the “bigger is better” ethic in America takes self-confidence and bit of vinegar. I am excerpting from the piece because it helps show how people can cut against the grain. […]