Book Review – The Shift

Through years of caregiving for family members through late stages of life and volunteering for multiple senior services organizations, I’ve spent some time at nursing homes.  Often these visits have been difficult as I’ve watched these facilities care for my relatives with staff who were frequently overworked, or sometimes not invested in their work.  After […]

One Solution to Two Problems Affecting Seniors

Especially in Florida, there is an abundance of senior living communities which seem designed to insure that older persons rarely, if ever, have any interaction with younger people.  While this may work for some of us, there is increasingly a different alternative. This week I attended Intergenerational Seniors: Tackling Affordable Housing & Loneliness, sponsored by […]

Upcoming Events About Positive Aging

If you’re in the NYC area, there are many events this month on how to make your older years your best years: Wed, Oct 10, 5:30 – 7:30 PM – Aging: Natural Forces or Public Policy? Ruth Finkelstein, Executive Director of the Brookdale Center on Aging at Hunter College, will speak on  how to transform […]