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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

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INTERESTING STUFF – 20 September 2014

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WHO SHOULD HAVE KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY Too often in government health videos for elders I've seen, the speaker sounds like he or she is talking to toddlers. This one, however, is a straight-forward explanation of how decisions for knee replacement...

INTERESTING STUFF – 6 September 2014

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DROP YOUR PANTS AD CAMPAIGN Yes, it's a commercial for Depends and it works on every level – it is well produced, attention-grabbing fun with exactly the right slogan for and about elders: “because wearing a different kind of underwear...

Trying to Find Some Amusement in Being Sick While Old

last monthHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

So commonly does disease, decline and debility catch up with people in old age that for a majority of those who are younger, they are the only definition of being old. That belief is so prevalent in the general population...

Elder Services in Your Town - Follow Up

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Our experiment two days ago in holding a TGB open forum or what might be called a reader-to-reader feedback day on a specific issue appears to be a rousing success. The question of the day, from SusanG, was ”...what senior...

DEA Allows Return of Unused Prescription Drugs

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Once or twice a year in my town there is a day when residents can turn in leftover prescription drugs that are then disposed of properly rather than flushing them down the toilet to enter streams and rivers or be...

What Elder Services are There is Your Town?

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

[BLOGGING NOTICE: Yesterday, the email, RSS, Twitter and Facebook feeds of the blog post were delayed until mid-morning when a reader advised me of the missing messages. It happened because I forgot to set the day and time for automatic...

Aging in Place – Your Town

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

I grew up in suburban Oregon and California so I had a good deal of experience with suburban living before I moved here to Lake Oswego, Oregon, four years ago. I also lived for 40 years in New York City...

INTERESTING STUFF – 13 September 2014

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

ELDERS REACT TO 50 SHADES OF GREY MOVIE TRAILER Have you read the 50 Shades of Gray books? I haven't but there has been so much talk that I certainly know the general idea. In this video, the “Elder React...

Kicking the Bucket List

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

I stole that title from a blog post at The New Yorker this week because it perfectly expresses my sentiments on the topic. I didn't like the 2007 movie and even more, I dislike the cultural adoption of the idea...

Still Learning from Our Parents

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

There was no wiggle room with my dad. When I was a kid, if my chores were left undone, if my bed was not made just so, if I was late for anything or if there was a grade below...

Internet Advertising and My Brain Health

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Today is Net Neutrality Day and thousands of websites have joined together in a brief slowdown of the loading of their pages to point out what will happen if the FCC decides to create paid internet “fast lanes” for big...

When Blog Friends Go Missing – Take Two

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

A few days ago, TGB reader Linda Crim left a comment on a post from three years ago titled, as today's is, minus the “take two.” She wanted to know if there has been an update. Well, not until now....

The Rest of My Life

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Last week, intending to telephone a woman who is near my age, I instead reached her mother who is 103 years old. The wrong number had been given to me in error but it turned out to be a seredipitous...

INTERESTING STUFF – 6 September 2014

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

DROP YOUR PANTS AD CAMPAIN Yes, it's a commercial for Depends and it works on every level – it is well produced, attention-grabbing fun with exactly the right slogan for and about elders: “because wearing a different kind of underwear...

A Short Lesson in Critical Reading

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

It doesn't matter if you disagree with me on this blog. Among other things, that's what we're here for – to exchange thoughts, ideas and opinions about what it's like to get old and maybe learn a thing or two...

James Hillman on Why We Age

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

It's not that I have kept count but by now, I have undoubtedly read hundreds of books about aging and while some are okay, the majority – vast majority – are a waste of time, telling us nothing that we...

Professional Boomers Aging Badly

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Did you read that baby boomer who was whining in The New York Times last Sunday about – surprise! - getting old? More particularly, about those damned other people who insist on being younger. It is not the real-life issues...

Elder Health and Influenza

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

The Labor Day holiday always reminds me that it's flu shot season and even if I had forgotten, signs were already up last week at the supermarket pharmacies. Maybe you know the statistics about flu and old people. Or maybe...

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