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Blog Post Archive

INTERESTING STUFF – 6 June 2015

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

EMAIL PROBLEM UPDATE: Yesterday afternoon, I received a phone call from a representative of Dotster who has promised me that he will set up a session with their tech team to work on the problem by taking control of my...

Bringing an Old Woman to Tears and...

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

...why I'm telling you about it. I had planned to write about sex today - that would be fun - but technology and the people assigned to handhold those of us who are unschooled in the ones and zeroes of...

Vanity, Oh Vanity, Thy Name is Elder

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

As I announced several weeks ago, I have cut my Time Goes By publishing schedule from six days a week to four. This simple change has made a remarkable difference in daily life, a great deal more than I had...

Physician Assisted Suicide and Old People

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Remember last year when Brittany Maynard moved from California to use Oregon's Death with Dignity act to end her life on her terms after she was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer? Four U.S. states allow some form of physician-assisted suicide...

INTERESTING STUFF – 30 May 2015

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

LE SERVEUR I've seen this video before – and laughed out loud – but I can't find that I ever posted it. I can't imagine why not. It a funny reminder of the familiar saying, old age and treachery beats...

It's a 90th Birthday Celebration

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Yep. That's right. Darlene Costner is 90 years old today and we're celebrating the beginning of her tenth decade. Can you imagine?! And she's not the only one we will celebrate here this year (the next is a couple of...

The In-Person Internet: Bill Thomas, Kavan Peterson and Me

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

When I started studying ageing 20 years ago, the popular press was concerned with advising readers how to hide indications of age like wrinkles and sags. Almost all the more useful information was written by and for academics and little...

Long Weekend Potpourri

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

MEMORIAL DAY That's the title of a poem for today from Marc Leavitt who blogs at Marc Leavitt's Blog. On this day we praise the fallen, who fought and died in war; The men who gave their all to guard...

What We Are When the Striving Ends

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Western culture is uniquely concentrated on striving. It is the whole of our lives. Even in the womb, the fetus is barraged with Mozart. Toddlers must learn to walk and talk and eat without drooling, to run and jump and...

INTERESTING STUFF – 23 May 2015

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

ROCKING OUT IN THE KITCHEN The song is Ice Ice Baby from Vanilla Ice. That's all we know but she sure inspired me to get out of this desk chair and join her. KIDS WHO OUTSMARTED THEIR TEACHERS Buzzfeed does...

Are You an Elder Orphan?

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

I am. And it's not a comfortable thing to be. In case the phrase is new to you: An elder orphan is an old person who is single, lives alone, has no children or family member or friend who can...

Planning a Routine Doctor Visit

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

For me, the less medicine I am subjected to, the happier I am so in the arena of healthcare, I rely on two principles from the non-medical world: If it ain't broke, don't fix it. The hammer and nail rule...

Better Brain Health

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

I am not alone in my greatest fear of old age: losing my mind. Okay, these days the more polite terms are dementia and Alzheimer's but the words amount to the same thing. ”In 2013, a YouGov survey...found that Americans...

How to Celebrate Older Americans Month

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

May is Older Americans Month. It is also Jewish American Heritage Month, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and National Foster Care Month but this is a blog about growing old....

INTERESTING STUFF – 16 May 2015

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

GRANDPA AND ME AND A HELICOPTER TO HEAVEN Reader Tom Delmore sent this video of the touching relationship between an old man at the end of his life and his grandson. Simple and beautiful. (In Swedish with subtitles.) OH, GOD,...

Things I Do Differently Now That I'm Old

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Some people – well, many people – see old age as nothing more than decline and that's not entirely false. Our bodies slow down, we become more susceptible to the “diseases of age” and we soon learn we are invisible...

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