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I have a class reunion next month. I won’t tell you which one, but I can say, “Where the hell did the time go?!” I’m lucky to feel young and have a lot of energy, but I know I can’t slack off and allow myself to listen to Hall and Oates, Journey and the Police. 762 more words


Successful Retirement in NYC, 4 - Theater Extravaganza

We have spent the winter in NYC and what a winter it was – snow every Monday and freezing rain during the week to keep it interesting. 515 more words

Five Paths of Aging.

In 1784, Immanual Kant said, “Nonage is the inability to use one’s own understanding without another’s guidance. This nonage is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one’s own mind without another’s guidance.” 342 more words


Retirement: "Do we have to do what we want to again today?"

I’ve recently been reading Learn to Grow Old, published in 1971 by Swiss physician Paul Tournier. Dr. Tournier practiced what he called the medicine of the person, an integrative approach to care of body, mind, and spirit that now would be considered a form of holistic medicine. 595 more words


Journeying with My Father

Journeying with My Father

In the midst of such dark and omnipresent stories from around the world, I want to share some very pleasant and uplifting thoughts. 916 more words

Back From Down Under 2

Back From Down Under 2

Three years ago with our good friends, my wife Trisha and I ventured down under. We flew from San Francisco to Auckland, New Zealand, rented a car and headed off for a week-long road trip experiencing the sights and culture of this picturesque country. 957 more words

How do researchers define "successful ageing"?


Researchers have many different definitions for “successful ageing”.

Why is this important?

The ways that researchers think about ageing can effect the way their results are reported and how relevant their findings are to older adults. 301 more words

Research Summary