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Ella Baker's Last Years

After many years of traveling around, Ella retreated to New York City in 1967, but her activism didn’t take a break. She joined with Arthur Kinoy to start the Mass Party Organizing Committee, which was a socialist organization. 119 more words


Do we need role models?

By Caitlin Kelly

A favorite TV series, about an older Swedish detective

Once you become an adult, certainly if you’re female and choose an unconventional life — maybe not marrying or not having children or working in a creative field — you might crave a role model. 758 more words


Research Blog 4.

Effects of Mobile Phone Use on the Brain

This article is focused on the negative effects that mobile phone use can have on the brain. In the introductory paragraph, the author, highlights that concerns continue to be raised about potential adverse health impacts associated with their use. 322 more words

"Who says you can't slay at any age?": Older model leads Missguided campaign

You need to know that Missguided is an online teenage fashion brand.  As reported here in The Telegraph, they have selected Baddie Winkle (real name, Helen Ruth Elam Van Winkle) as the face of their Christmas campaign. 220 more words

In The News

Are Nobel Prize winners getting older or younger?

I ask this question because the BBC News website just published an item about how this year’s Nobel laureates for physics, medicine and chemistry are ‘all men, at least 65 years old and mostly over 72’. 276 more words

In The News

What's your relationship to ageing?

For all you visual learners out there, here’s a somewhat abstract blog post.


I’ve been reading some research from Jeanette Leardi who explores, in a brief post of her own, the question… 313 more words

Later Life

What do you want to be when you're grown up?

Remember that question? I expect we have all been asked that by various people. Can you remember any of the answers you gave? The only one I remember was after a particularly memorable lesson at school when I was ten or eleven. 400 more words

Later Life