Tag Archives: later life

Navigating the Tides of Aging Together: CAG2019

Next up in the fall 2019 aging and longevity conference cycle is, in about three weeks, the 48th annual Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) conference, in Moncton, New Brunswick. As the title – Navigating the Tides of Aging Together – might suggest, the experience of navigating the waters of aging would not be limited to

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Later Life in Condos, a New Naked City – Part 1

One of the ongoing narratives in the changing face of cities is condominium development and how making that choice for living, making a home in a condo community has become, (well for some maybe) – almost an only choice reality. The decision to own or rent a condo crosses all generational, cultural and socioeconomic groups,

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Summer Shorts 24 – Later Life Stages & Single Women

Women. – “You’re single, aging and thinking about the future.” So begins the new book, fresh off the press three weeks ago by Jill O’Donnell & Jackie Porter – Single by Choice or Chance (The smart woman’s guide to living longer, better). Reiterating my comment on the back of the book: this quick, practical read,

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Crossing a Chasm. Longevity ain’t what it used to be.

If we truly are, as is often described, living through a longevity revolution; then how is it that the story line in this new narrative – nurtured around a changing positive outlook on aging and what it means to be successful at living longer – feels so incomplete? The truth simply is, that like most

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Optimize Longevity! … feel a Pharrell Song Coming?

For two years now, I have been a follower and huge fan of the Stanford Center on Longevity and admired the collaborative model generated through the launch of their Design Challenge project. Here they are in year three with the Design Challenge 2015-16 and like the previous two, it scores highly for me because it

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