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The Heirloom

The Heirloom

Marcia Liss  09. 5.2015
We're supposed to bring a family heirloom to school...
The One Sign Of Aging We All Dread

The One Sign Of Aging We All Dread

Laurie Levy  09. 5.2015
Saturday night, I tripped on an uneven sidewalk coming home from a neighbor's dinner party. It was dark. I had had a bit too much (for...
A Few Things I Forgot... About Being A New Mother

A Few Things I Forgot... About Being A New Mother

Dawn Q Landau  09. 5.2015
My daughter, my eldest child, just had her first child-- a baby boy. They live in Israel, and I flew over for his birth and to help afterwards....
Einstein's View on Seniors and Tech

Einstein's View on Seniors and Tech

Sherwin Sheik  09. 4.2015
When asked about the technology-savviness of our senior population, most people -- particularly the younger crowd -- would be quick to...
How Emma Thompson Responds To Anyone Who Says She's Too Old

How Emma Thompson Responds To Anyone Who Says She's Too Old

Yagana Shah  09. 4.2015
When 36-year-old Emma Thompson starred alongside 35-year-old Hugh Grant in 1995's "Sense and Sensibility," there were comments made about...
Robert Redford May Be Wrong When He Said Retirement Leads To Death

Robert Redford May Be Wrong When He Said Retirement Leads To Death

Ann Brenoff  09. 4.2015
You may hope to retire some day, but don't expect to find the 79-year-old actor Robert Redford anywhere near you on the back nine. The...

'I'd Like to Thank Everybody Who Ever Fired or Divorced Me': Looking Back, at 70

Sandi Bachom  09. 3.2015
I was laid off as director of broadcast production at an edgy little ad agency because we lost our only TV account. My 20-year marriage...

About My Mother's Resignation

Jackie Townsend  09. 2.2015
"I'm learning so much!" A phrase I've heard from her countless times over the years. The more you learn, the more you want to learn, a...
Hilarious #ThisGranCan Video Shows The Badass Side Of Grandmas

Hilarious #ThisGranCan Video Shows The Badass Side Of Grandmas

Yagana Shah  09. 2.2015
Who says life has to slow down after 50? These wild and daring grans are proof that your possibilities are still limitless, even...
Remember the Direct-Care Workforce This Labor Day: Our Long-Term Care Depends on It

Remember the Direct-Care Workforce This Labor Day: Our Long-Term Care Depends on It

Robert Espinoza  09. 2.2015
Direct-care workers provide daily personal care and other supportive services to individuals with functional limitations. While nursing...
These Glamorous Older Women Prove Aging Has Rarely Looked Better

These Glamorous Older Women Prove Aging Has Rarely Looked Better

Yagana Shah  09. 1.2015
Worried about aging gracefully? A new photo series by photographer Tirzah Brott reveals just how glamorous old age can be.  Brott's...
45 Years Old Isn't The 'New' Anything

45 Years Old Isn't The 'New' Anything

M. Blazoned  09. 1.2015
If you are reading through this blog hoping for some kind of wise reflection at the end about how age is "only a number" or "you're only...