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Blog Post Archive

A Good Death

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

For most of my life, talking about death and dying has been taboo. Death has always been scary. For centuries, humans have tried to mitigate that fear with ghost stories, with goblins and skeleton costumes on Halloween and the popularity...

Presidential Candidates Ignoring Their Age Peers

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

As Marc Freedman, the founder and CEO of Encore.org noted in The Wall Street Journal last week, with the exception of Ted Cruz, age 45, all the remaining candidates of both parties are old enough for Social Security. Bernie Sanders....

Never Ending Ageism

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Several new books about ageing and ageism are being published this year and they will not go unnoticed at this blog. Meanwhile, a reader alerted me to an op-ed piece published on Friday in the Los Angeles Times that goes...

INTERESTING STUFF – 26 March 2016

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

AT THE BERNIE SANDERS RALLY IN PORTLAND, OREGON LAST NIGHT This happened. Around the intertubes, it's being called "Birdie Sanders." In the nastiest, dirtiest presidential campaign in my lifetime it was sorely needed - a perfect, refreshing moment. BILL MAHER'S...

Some TimeGoesBy Blog Housekeeping

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Today's is not wildly inspiring post but it is about what we do here – you and me together – and some changes. They come about as a result of your generosity during the first ever TimeGoesBy donation campaign last...

Crabby Old Lady and Loud Movies

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Last week we discussed hearing loss. Today, it is the opposite – painfully loud noise. Specifically, the audio volume in movie theaters. A couple of months ago, a friend suggested seeing Spotlight at a local theater. Crabby Old Lady hardly...

Once Again for the Last Time?

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

One of the most common laments of the oldest old is for the things left undone. A large number say they wish they had traveled more. Others are sorry they didn't take more chances or that they didn't study harder...

ELDER MUSIC: A Barrel of Bachs

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 – 19 March 2016

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

MY GAL, ROSEMARIE Rosemarie and Ray live only on their two Social Security checks and have no savings. They get by with small pleasures and as Rosemarie's 90th birthday approaches, Ray collects cans to afford a meal out together. Thank...

Can You Hear Me Now?

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

CONTEST NOTE: The magic random number generator has spoken and selected three readers as winners of the book, Seven Ways to Lighten Your Life Before You Kick the Bucket that was offered on Wednesday. As in merry old England where...

Lighten Your Life Before You Kick the Bucket - Book and Contest

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

That headline is only part of the title. In full, it is Seven Ways to Lighten Your Life Before You Kick the Bucket and the first thing to know about it is that it is not about bucket lists. (Whew!...

Electronic Home Monitoring of Elders

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

After the story here last week about the Two Matts that includes a video they produced for an elder home monitoring system, a TGB reader in Tallinn, Estonia, left a comment with some concerns about such services: "I'm working for...

INTERESTING STUFF – 12 March 2016

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

NO DONUTS IF YOU'RE OLDER THAN 40 In a month or so, a book titled Disrupt Aging, written by AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins, will be published. When that happens, I will report on it. Meanwhile, to promote the book,...

Crabby Old Lady's List of Nuisance Ailments

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

A few weeks ago, Crabby Old Lady complained about the time consuming aspects of growing old and found a lot of agreement from readers in the comments. Nobody tells you this stuff will happen when you get old so, for...

Can Sex Keep Old People Mentally Sharp?

3 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

There is research piled upon research telling us that to maintain our cognitive function as we grow old, we must exercise, eat lots of fruit and vegetables and keep our minds busy. Now there may be a fourth aid to...

The Two Young Matts

3 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

This is a different kind of blog post for me today so let me start with this: For more than a dozen years, turning out this blog about growing old has been and still is more than a retirement hobby....

INTERESTING STUFF – 5 March 2016

3 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

A 1950'S TIME CAPSULE A lot of us at this blog are old enough to remember the 1950s in some detail. Reader Nancy Leitz has provided us with a montage of artifacts from that decade from 65 years ago. VOICE...

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