Positive AgingAugust 18, 2017
Can You Live beyond Rejection?
August 10, 2017
Let's end ageism!
It's not the passage of time that makes it so hard to get older. It's ageism, a prejudice that pits us against our future selves -- and each other. Ashton Applewhite urges us to dismantle the dread and mobilize against the last socially acceptable prejudice. "Aging is not a problem to be fixed or a disease to be cured," she says. "It is a natural, powerful, lifelong process that unites us all."
August 9, 2017
The 3 Stages of Life After 50
The period between 50 and old age is not one period that is the same for everyone. It is really more like three overlapping stages, and not everyone goes through these stages at the same age. One of the benefits of TTN is the opportunity to connect with fellow members to discover how you would like to spend those different stages!
August 1, 2017
In Transit: Lessons from Jackie
A TTN friend suggested I interview Jacquelyn S. Browne, Ph.D. when I needed to talk to a gerontologist for an article assignment. Jackie had helped the fledgling South Florida chapter get on its feet and sometimes providing meeting space at Nova Southeastern University, where she had developed and directed a masters degree program in gerontology.
July 27, 2017
Positive Aging Needs To Be For Everyone
"... how transformative is the reframe on aging when millions of older Americans facing real financial challenges and a rough ride ahead are excluded from the conversation?" So writes Next Avenue contributor, Elizabeth White, in her opinion piece about the shortcomings of the "Positive Aging" movement.