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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Elders' Companion Pets

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When I say I wish I could have stayed in bed, you know the kind of day I'm talking about – we all wind up there now and then. It happened to me last Thursday. First thing, 5AM, Ollie the...

INTERESTING STUFF – 15 November 2014

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BILL MAHER ON AGEISM Too often comedians are among the worst offenders with age jokes that are mean rather than funny. As accomplished as they are otherwise, Jon Stewart and John Oliver regularly take aim at elders and although I...

What the New Congress Means For Elders

last monthHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

[EDITORIAL NOTE: Ha! This started out to be a short, little warning about what's ahead for Social Security and Medicare and it somehow turned into a rambling political discourse. Sorry about that. The whole thing just got away from me...

Helen Mirren – An Advocate for Elder Women

last monthHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Since it was announced more than two weeks ago, you are likely to be way ahead of me about this: on Monday 27 October, the French cosmetic company L'Oreal named 69-year-old actor Helen Mirren their latest spokesperson for the U.K......

Is Hillary Clinton Too Old to be President?

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Kentucky Senator and 2016 presidential hopeful, Rand Paul, thinks so. Here is what he told Politico this week in an interview with Mike Allen: “'I think all the polls show if [Senator Hillary Clinton] does run, she’ll win the Democrat...

Choosing to Work After Age 80

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A few weeks ago The New York Times published a splashy feature containing photo portraits and short interviews with a baker's dozen of people who have continued to work full speed into their ninth and tenth decades. The long-time, former...

The Unexpected Gifts of Age

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

The ageism of pundits and the press, of movies and television, even comedians, is so ubiquitous that most Americans don't believe there is such a thing. That makes it big news (on this website, if not elsewhere) when a professional....

INTERESTING STUFF – 8 November 2014

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

FINALLY MARRIED AFTER 72 YEARS TOGETHER It took 72 years of life together but in September, Vivian Boyack and Alice “Nonie” Dubes could finally marry in Iowa. Watch. You can read more here. A "SHOPERA" IN A LONDON SUPERMARKET As...

Bad News Election for Elders

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Because there aren't many Republicans who hang around this blog – well, at least among the people who comment – I am assuming most of you are as disheartened as I am following the Tuesday midterm election. It's not that...

Free-Floating Fear of Dementia – Part 2

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

In Part 1 yesterday, we had a good discussion about not just the fear of dementia but about more benign kinds of cognitive dissonance and memory lapses that commonly plague us in our old age. That turns out to have...

Free-Floating Fear of Dementia – Part 1

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Alzheimer's disease gets a lot of good press. I know that sounds stupid or, maybe, heartless to some but bear with me a moment. What I mean is that of the leading causes of death, Alzheimer's is only number six...

Election Day 2014: Vote, Dammit

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Pretty much all the polls are telling us that with today's vote, the Republicans will become the majority party in the Senate thereby controlling both houses of the Congress of the United States. Here's the thing about polls: notwithstanding Dewey/Truman...

Retirement – 10 Years In

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Even at age 63, I had not yet thought seriously about retirement. About getting old? Yes. But not retirement. I can't say why except that unlike many people I knew then, I had always enjoyed the kind of work I...

INTERESTING STUFF – 1 November 2014

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GLEN CAMPBELL ON THE ROAD WITH ALZHEIMER'S In 2011, Glen Campbell embarked on a 151-show tour. No big deal, you would usually think, for a a big-time, pop/county music star even at age 75. Maybe so, but Glen Campbell had...

Happy Halloween 2014

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Searching for something special to celebrate Halloween here today, I couldn't find anything until this. It is a beautifully made video titled The Kingdom of Witches that sets a great spooky mood for Halloween. The music is by Nox Arcana...

Email Bankruptcy

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

[EDITORIAL NOTE: It tells you something about Crabby's week, if not life, that you are getting missives (read: complaints) from her two days in a row. Aren't you lucky. Every day, Crabby Old Lady struggles to keep up with email....

By the Hair on Crabby Old Lady's Chinny Chin Chin

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Before she even gets started, let Crabby Old Lady be clear: she is deeply grateful that so far – at age 73 – she has escaped the common conditions and diseases of old age. No arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, high...

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