Positive AgingDecember 8, 2017
Empowering Older Women to Take Active Roles
In her book, The New Put On Hold, Barbara Morris has some advice for her peers: use it or lose it! The 88-year-old activist and author believes the intellectual stimulation of work or volunteering for as long as possible -- combined with physical activity -- is key to stemming decline in our later years. We could not agree more!
November 20, 2017
Why Everything You Think About Aging May Be Wrong
Here is something to smile about: growing older is better than you think! This terrific article by The Wall Street Journal shows that the proof is in the data: everything we have assumed about aging simply isn't true!
November 10, 2017
Getting Older is Fun!
Who says that only the young can have fun and develop new talents? In her latest Women's Wisdom: Pass It On! column, Kathleen Vestal Logan shares her delight in how her older age and life experience helped her to realize her dream of becoming an author.
October 23, 2017
Study: Aging alone could strain individual, system
As more and more adults face old age alone, society needs to rethink its approach to health and elder care before this demographic shift puts further strain on an already taxed system, according to one Western researcher.
September 26, 2017
The 20 best colleges for adult learners
Adult students are looking for very different services when they choose a college: college credits for work and life experience; evening and weekend classes; online learning opportunities -- just to name a few. Check out Washington Monthly's second annual list of America's Best Colleges for Adult Learners for their top recommendations.