Category Archives: “health wealth”, active aging

Music Therapy Month. No Age Limit Here.

#musictherapy   March, like all months of the year, has many causes, movements or historical moments to remember or celebrate. Too many to keep track of, but no doubt you have a favourite on your list. And in case you didn’t know, March is Music Therapy Month. Not for the first time have I mentioned

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Celebrating One Longevity Market. Brain Health & Aging.

A Longevity Economy is, (as Joseph Coughlin underscores in his book by that title from last year), largely a “most misunderstood market”. Even prior to Coughlin’s book, five years ago in 2013, the AARP in collaboration with the consulting organization Oxford Economics laid it all out releasing their first Longevity Economy Report (with mainly USA-specific

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Psychosocial well-being and end of life care.

#ifaTO2018 Reflections Our stories of elder care are more regularly being shared or overheard, and if you have not already, there will come a time sooner than later when you will encounter directly the care of an older adult nearing end of life. One could say at the same time, with your own future-self inner

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IFA 2018 Conference. Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, First Reflections.

#ifaTO2018 After almost a year, promoting this event as a Conference Partner and waiting with anticipation to attend, the International Federation on Ageing 14th annual conference came to a close eleven days ago. As usual with conferences that deliver an abundance of diverse subject matter content – speakers, workshops, symposiums, paper and poster presentations, I

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Summer Shorts 33: Improve Your Longevity by “Booking Up”

It’s summer, and typically out come those ubiquitous lists of “top five books you must read this summer on vacation or weekends on the garden patio.” As it happens, according to some medical or scientific studies, reading books can help improve your longevity. Actually. it’s every day all year round that matters. Alongside all those

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Summer Shorts 31: Care through Music – Room 217

Since July 2012, I have written what I call “some quick musings, my blog “summer shorts”, for the few opening weeks of the lazy hazy days of summer. So here we go, in what is a hot and humid, first week of July 2018. In contrast, on a very cold evening this past January I

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