Is American Awakening To Aging

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Is America Waking Up to Aging?

Good Morning America You Are Aging When you think about American “Youth Culture” usually comes to mind. However, our society is undergoing a significant change. Now the 75.4 million adults born after 1980 have surpassed the 74.9 million baby boomers. While boomers are getting older their grandchildren are watching them age. In fact, for some […]

There Is No Age Limit for Senselessness

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Healing After Las Vegas

Sorrow In Las Vegas Healing in Las Vegas. This morning I woke up to the news about the massacre in Las Vegas. When I heard the reports on the age of the shooter I sighed. Unfortunately, there is no age limit to senselessness. Perhaps we will never know the reason this ordinary man took so […]

.@PattiCakesMovie | Meet The Hero Next Door

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Patti Cake$ The Movie

PATTI CAKE$ The New Face of Caregivers When I watch a movie my gerontology training comes with me. Unexpectedly a crazy good rap soundtrack is the background to three generations struggling with addiction, caregiving, and medical debt. PATTI CAKE$ is also a look at the 10 million Millennial caregivers with dreams and the grit to […]

.@Allure_magazine Drops #AntiAging Language

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Allure Magazine Drops Anti-Aging

Allure Magazine Says Yes To Aging While anti is a common turn of phrase. However, when it came to the phrase anti-aging I turned my nose up. Perhaps it’s the verbivore in me. If I say anti-aging it means I’m against aging? Obviously, as an aging expert and gerontologist, it’s far from the truth. In fact, I embrace […]

Life is 90% How You Take It – Tips for Aging Well

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Life is 10% what you make of it (1)

The Power of Resilience – Age Well When you look back and see where you come from consider the power of resilience. Now a common catch phrase is #adulting. Often it refers to doing something unpleasant. For the most part having to move toward something rather than running away. In a word resilience. Age and […]

Annual Medical Check Up Day – Your Social Prescription

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Annual Medical Check Up Day - Your Social Prescription

Medical Check Up Day When was the last time you launched and paid a visit to Dr. Google? Surprisingly, early this year Australia launched Dr. Google a platform identifying 900 frequently searched health conditions. While it’s a great idea an Annual Medical Check Up with your health care provider is the best for your health.  […]

The Power of Legacy A Priority For Society

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August the Time for Legacy Building What will be your legacy? While many think of August as the month to squeeze most out of summer I have another thought. Instead, it’s time to reflect and find inspiration on what is next. What will you create today? Perhaps what will you create that might live forever? […]

How to Change Ageism in America? Change Culture First.

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Change aging? Change culture first.

Culture Change First If you’re similar to me you look outside yourself for inspiration. For this reason, I attended Politicon. The conference describes itself as the unconventional political convention. While some see aging as a personal experience, I know it has political consequences. Ultimately it will have a cultural and social impact too. Indeed I […]