Monthly Archives: March 2012

Across the “Central Steppes of Aging”

For all the talk of how a Boomer generation will “challenge aging” by staying active and engaged; there are still people I meet who persist in making their age sound older than old. Among them there are those who have … Continue reading

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In Memory of a Friend

Somehow today engaging in a discussion on what we might make of the promise of longevity takes a different tone, as I reflect on the loss of a dear close friend over the weekend. Words fail when it happens suddenly … Continue reading

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Aging Alone & Creating Commune-Part 2

Our “self made communal living” in theory had it’s advantages and largely assumed that in this new arrangement our current friendships and share interests would stay the same.  The success of this would also be dependent on numerous things, not … Continue reading

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Aging Alone & Creating Commune-Part 1

Over the years with friends of my age cohort, conversation has often wandered to the question of what we would do if we found ourselves “aging alone”. This came up even if we were in a couple, with the proposition … Continue reading

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