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Old People's Sense of Time or

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...lack thereof. [EDITORIAL NOTE: As far as I know, the following has no basis in fact and may or may not be related to age (although I believe it is). It is no more than my observation of a personal...

INTERESTING STUFF – 24 January 2014

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GROWING OLD ALONE RESPONSE There was a strong response to our Wednesday feature about growing old alone that used an interview with actor Jack Nicholson as a jumping off point. It caused a lot of interesting comments. Herm is a...

A New Late Night Star For Us

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Larry Wilmore's Comedy Central program, The Nightly Show, premiered this week in Stephen Colbert's old time slot following The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. On Tuesday, all the reviews were laudatory and I agree. Strongly. We have a new late...

A Dog's Tale of Aging Well

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An American friend, Jim Stone, who is wintering in New Zealand where it is summer, emailed urging me to read a story he had found with some good advice from our dogs about how to deal with old age. Before...

Growing Old Alone

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A week ago, TGB reader Yvonne Cunningham emailed a link about 77-year-old actor (and lifelong lothario), Jack Nicholson. Britain's National Post reports that he ”...admitted to being lonely as he faces dying with nobody by his side. “In an interview...

Old Mean Girls

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Did you see the Op-Ed in The New York Times on Sunday about the old mean girls in the retirement community freezing out the 97-year-old newcomer? Before we go any further with that thought, let us acknowledge the ageist language...

Thank You and Favorite Websites Follow Up

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[EDITORIAL NOTE: Due to a glitch at the company that hosts my blogs, yesterday's Elder Music post was not published until several hours after its usual early morning time and as far as I can determine, the email and rss...

INTERESTING STUFF – 17 JANUARY 2015

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POLICE OFFICER WHO KILLED 95-YEAR-OLD STANDS TRIAL TGB Reader Cathy Johnson alerted me to this story of John Wrana, a 95-year-old World War II veteran who died at the hands of a police officer in a suburb of Chicago. John...

Your Perception of Aging Affects Your Health

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The more comfortable you are with growing old, the better your health is likely to be. But it's not easy in the United States and many other western countries to resist the incessant drumbeat for the primacy of youth including...

Handling Surprises in Old Age

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Of the various jobs I had during my working years, many included being a fireman – okay, firewoman - that is, fixing problems as they arose with the need, usually, to do it faster rather than slower. If, for example,...

Your Favorite Website

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

In yesterday's TGB story, several people posted links to websites that were only tangentially related to that post. I don't catch them all, but I generally police links left in comments with a heavy hand and I do it for...

Dear Diary: 13 January 2015

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About three years ago, a remarkable book was published: New York Diaries 1609 – 2009 edited by Teresa Carpenter. It is what the title says it is, excerpts from the diaries of some New Yorkers and visitors to that city...

People Who Vote Against Their Own Interests

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Last week, in the comments following my story about anticipated Congressional attempts to limit Social Security, many readers wrote, some in anger, about elders who vote against their own best interests. I know exactly how they feel. Actually, I am...

INTERESTING STUFF – 10 January 2015

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JE SUIS CHARLIE Let's take a moment at the start of this blog post today to honor the people who were slaughtered by terrorists in Paris this week. There have been many fine tributes to the brave souls of Charlie...

Actor's Gratuitous Ageism Gets Shot Down

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Fifty-year-old, New Zealander actor Russell Crowe got himself in some well-deserved hot water recently when, shortly before Christmas, he told Australia's Women's Week magazine, "The best thing about the industry I'm in – movies – is that there are roles...

New Congress's First Act Threatens Social Security Benefits

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

The 114th Congress had not been in session for longer than a couple hours on its first day, Tuesday, when the Republican majority voted a new House procedural rule that makes it easier to cut Social Security benefits. Max Richtman,....

Elders and Driverless Cars

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Also known as self-driving cars, robotic cars, piloted cars and autonomous cars, they are going to revolutionize travel, transportation, cities, life itself and eliminate a giant fear almost all elders share. Unfortunately, it probably won't happen in time for me...

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