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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

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Crabby Old Lady v. the Cable Company

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Crabby Old Lady does not like using her blog for rants about personal issues but every couple of years something so egregious happens that she cannot help herself. This one is about trying to reduce her cable/internet costs and let....

It's That Time Again - Medicare Enrollment

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(EDITORIAL NOTE: International readers can take the day off – most of you live in countries with more sane health programs than the United States has and don't suffer this tedious, irritating annual ritual.) Last Wednesday, 15 October, marked the...

Life Expectancy at 65 Increases

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Last week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued its annual report on life expectancy in the United States for the year 2012. It's good news for almost everyone including elders. LIFE EXPECTANCY AT AGE 65 Every day, 7,000 (or...

TGB FORUM: Readers Write the Blog – Day 2

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As I explained on Monday, while Peter Tibbles and Norma Gates are visiting from Melbourne, I am taking a mini-vacation and letting you, dear readers, write the blog based on your own topics. Today's comes from Tamsin. It may, in...

Elder Touch Hunger

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There are several people online who write blogs, columns and books about sex for old people. You won't see much about them here. It's not that I don't think sex is important in old age – without question, it is....

INTERESTING STUFF – 11 October 2014

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

DR. ENGLEMAN'S QUIRKY TIPS FOR LONGEVITY Dr. Ephraim Engleman, age 103, is a practicing arthritis specialist in San Francisco. He recently gave an interview to the Senior Planet website. Here are a couple of excerpts: What does aging with attitude...

Old and Useless at 52?

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Silicon Valley was barely a concept when I first heard about ageism in the tech industry. Back in the early 1990s, the online job boards and forums were already filled with terrible unemployment tales from experienced programmers who couldn't get...

Keeping Up with Technology While Old – or Not

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Have you heard about the “Internet of Things”? The idea is that before long, everything you own – toaster, refrigerator, alarm clock, heater and air conditioner, electric razor and even toilet – will be connected via computer chip to the...

TGB FORUM: What to Do For a Sick Friend

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

As I write this on Monday to publish on Wednesday, I am anticipating the need to rest today (Wednesday) from some big-time oral surgery on Tuesday. That is not to say I've chosen the topic because I seek good wishes...

Do You Live in a Good Aging-in-Place Community?

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

For years in repeated surveys, 89 or 90 percent of people polled say they want to “age in place.” Most frequently, that phrase means they want to stay in the homes where they currently live until they die or, at...

It is Okay to Just Be Old

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

For five days last week you, dear readers, wrote this blog by responding to forum topics many of you had already suggested during the previous week. And a fine job you did of it. Lots of interesting opinions, thoughts, ideas...

INTERESTING STUFF – 4 October 2014

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FROM BIRTH TO AGE 80 IN FOUR MINUTES Age progression videos are always fun to watch. This one, a “live” painting, is by South Korean illustrator Seok Jeong-hyeon. THE ART OF THE OBIT For nearly 20 years, Margalit Fox has...

TGB FORUM: Readers Write the Blog – Day 5

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

As I explained on Monday, while Peter Tibbles and Norma Gates are visiting from Melbourne, I am taking a mini-vacation and letting you, dear readers, write the blog based on your own topics. Today's comes from doctafil with so many....

TGB FORUM: Readers Write the Blog – Day 1

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

As I repeat ad nauseum, individuals age at different rates and in different ways so that what shows up in one person at 50 may not affect another until 70 or maybe not at all. As a friend says the...

INTERESTING STUFF – 27 September 2014

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BACKSTAGE AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA The New York Times posted a lovely little montage video of what it's like at the Met a week before the season premier. JOHN OLIVER ON THE MISS AMERICA PAGEANT This is a funny and...

INTERESTING STUFF – 13 September 2014

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

UPDATE: Please remember (in regard to the Vitamin D item below) that no one, even a physician or researcher I have not vetted, may advise, suggest or imply in this blog that any treatment - even non-prescription drugs - should...

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