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INTERESTING STUFF – 19 July 2014

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84 YEAR OLD STUNS AMERICA'S GOT TALENT PANEL The judges on AGT were pretty sure they weren't going to like Mr. Jessel. See what happened. MARY PHILLIPS UPDATE In last week's Interesting Stuff, 98-year-old Mary Phillips explained how she was...

The Power of Music for Dementia

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A couple of years ago, my friend Jim Stone and several others readers sent me a remarkable video about Henry. At the time of filming, he had been 10 years living in a nursing home in dementia care - listless,...

How Do You Feel About Your Appearance?

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It doesn't take long for little kids to understand that physical appearance - whether you are beautiful or handsome or not in the eyes of others - matters a great deal in the world. Those who win the beauty lottery...

Myths of Age Quiz

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People old and young believe a lot of twaddle about elders. I first wrote about that during the inaugural year of this blog, 2004, when hardly anyone was reading it. A portion of Erdman Palmore's Facts on Aging Quiz had...

Snapshot of 65 and Older Age Group in the U.S.

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Did you know: That the states with the highest proportion of old people in their populations in 2010 were Florida, West Virginia, Maine and Pennsylvania (all above 15 percent)? States with the lowest proportion of elders were Alaska, Utah and...

Blended Generations, Blended Technology

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

If you read my Senior Planet story about my choice for best in show for elders at CE Week in New York, you also got a small taste of a runner up business I liked, Laundry Puppy. But there is...

INTERESTING STUFF: 12 July 2014

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98 YEAR OLD EVICTED FROM HER HOME Mary Phillips has lived in her San Francisco apartment for 50 years. She has always paid her rent on time. But she's being evicted anyway – except that she has no intention of...

Rewind the Week – 11 July 2014

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Compared to many blogs, TGB has a consistently compelling comment section. In addition, I needed to carve out time away from the the computer so I've invented Rewind the Week, a weekly (or so) compendium of some of the provocative,....

Crabby Old Lady and Retirement Coaches

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Did you know that 11,000 people in the United States retire from the workforce every day? Crabby Old Lady doesn't know if that's true but it's what people who call themselves retirement coaches tell her. Whether the number is real.....

The Privilege to Grow Old

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

It's a cliché, that headline. You see it printed on plaques and greeting cards and if people still stitched them, undoubtedly it would turn up on samplers: ”Do not regret growing old. It is a privilege denied to many.” The...

Farmlines: Dumb Phones and Analog Apps

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

[EDITORIAL: As you know, I went to New York ten days ago at the invitation of Senior Planet to report on the Consumer Electronics show known at CE Week. There were three of us, each charged with selecting one Senior...

On Loneliness and Old Age

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Have you ever had a spell of loneliness? I don't mean those times when, for a few days or a week or so, everyone you know seems to be overworked or out of town. That happens sometimes and it goes...

INTERESTING STUFF: 5 July 2014

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MAINTAINING STRENGTH AND BALANCE The older we get, the more important preserving those two physical attributes becomes. Darlene Costner found us some inspiration. Unfortunately, it is beyond you and me and most everyone - but it's amazing to watch. BUZZFEED...

Independence Day 2014

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Last year when I posted a video of spectacular fireworks on the Fourth of July, I told you that they were the best I had ever seen. That's no longer so. These, sent by Darlene Costner and Joan McMullen several...

Traveling By Air While Old

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

On my first Manhattan post this week, TGB reader Annie left this important query: ”I noticed you didn't mention travel difficulties or sheer exhaustion. I hope there were no glitches, and your joy and new fitness level gave you much...

A Week in Manhattan: Part Two

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

My work at the Consumer Electronics Show for Senior Planet was done on Thursday and I moved from the hotel to stay with friends on the upper west side near 72nd Street. Barry and Wendl Kornfeld have what is considered...

A Week in Manhattan: Part One

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

When, eight days ago, Manhattan burst into view through the windshield of my taxi from JFK, tears dribbled down my cheeks. And so they did for the rest of my visit whenever I was careless enough to allow my love...

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