Blog Profile / Time Goes By


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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

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A Surprising Media Respect For an Elder

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Ageist language isn't confined to such obvious demeaning labels as geezer, coot, biddy, etc. - or to “elderspeak,” the belittling forms of address such a “dearie,” and “sweetie” or speaking to old poople in a loud, slow voice. Much more...

ELDER MUSIC: Even More Classical Gas

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...

INTERESTING STUFF – 30 April 2016

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

STILL DREAMING This documentary follows some of the residents of the Lillian Booth Actors Home in New Jersey as two young theatrical directors rehearse them for a performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. As we come to know the elders...

Trump's “Woman Card” is Similar to the “Old-Age Card”

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Earlier this week, Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, snidely attacked the Democratic presidential candidate by saying that Secretary Hillary Clinton has nothing more going for her than the “Woman Card." Ms. Clinton's response to Trump's ignorance was perfection. Take a...

So How's Retirement Going for You?

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

There is a new survey of 1,583 retirees about what makes them happy in their post-employment years. In general, I don't find the the poll useful for several reasons: • All the respondents are long-time customers of a financial services...

The Century-Old Quilt – Like New

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

The weather has warmed enough where I live that it was time this weekend to put away the winter bed quilts for something lighter. As there are a number of color and style choices on my shelves, I can pick...

INTERESTING STUFF – 23 April 2016

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

LIVING BONE TO BONE Remember my blog post last week responding to a letter to the editor in The New York Times about a new age-suit? The letter was written by Ann Burack-Weiss who is also the author of recent...

Crabby Old Lady and the Internet of Junk

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

You've heard of the Internet of Things? Well, forget that. This once-wonderful means of electronic communication that has become essential to our financial, health, family, civic, educational and social lives has deteriorated into such a deep morass of crap, it...

Stay Healthy and Mentally Sharp: Celebrate Old Age

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Year by year over the past two decades, evidence piles up that being on the receiving end of ageist attitudes, beliefs and practices not only leads to poor health, it can shorten lives. And it's not only others' prejudice that...

Interesting Ageing Stuff

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

For many years, I have posted a Saturday listing of Interesting Stuff - internet items that piqued my interest that I think you too might like. Although the topic of this blog is ageing and what it's really like to...

ELDER MUSIC: Blues Brothers

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...

INTERESTING STUFF – 16 April 2016

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

CUSTOMERS FIRST IN RETIREMENT INVESTING The Department of Labor last week announced new regulations requiring financial retirement advisors and brokers who handle individual retirement and 401(k) accounts to act in the best interests of their clients. You would think that...

The Imperative to Live and to Die

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Somewhere among the tiniest twists of our DNA, we are programmed to fear death, to avoid it at all costs and to live. To Live! To live is, borrowing from Star Trek, the prime directive. In addition to the practicality...

Crabby Old Lady, Credit Scores and a John Oliver Treat

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Two or three weeks ago, Crabby Old Lady received the bill for renewal of her homeowners coverage. It was up 7.4 percent - too high but not enough to cause heartburn. However, the accompanying premium for Crabby's auto insurance, due...

Old Age Suit Update: I Stand Corrected

3 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Every now and then you run across something so obvious and so true that there is nothing to do but slap your forehead and immediately rearrange your beliefs on the subject. Let me explain. As I you in a January...

INTERESTING STUFF – 9 April 2016

3 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

WHAT MILLENNIALS THINK OLD PEOPLE ARE LIKE From AARP, here's an experiment with millennials and elders. IT'S NOT JUST US OLD FOLKS WHO FALL DOWN Over most of the history of this blog, I have posted a story about preventing...

On Becoming 75

3 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

[BIRTHDAY NOTE: Thank you all so much for the many kind greetings you left in the comments yesterday. You made my birthday extra special and I appreciate every one of you. You too, Peter Tibbles, for that excellent musical party.].....

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