News Articles of Interest
How to Find the Right Words for Someone in Hospice — Next Avenue
The ‘Golden Girls’ trend could be a golden opportunity for retirees facing isolation — Washington Post
Women retirees are living together in order to split the costs of living in desirable, walkable areas.
The Joy of Being a Woman in Her 70s — New York Times
“Many of us have learned that happiness is a skill and a choice.”
Am I ‘Old’? — New York Times
“Old” is relative. Some define it by age, others by health milestones.
Forget ‘Senior Citizen’ -Aging Baby Boomers Search for Better Term — Wall Street Journal (log in required)
Older citizens seek a suitable description for their age group.
When Family Members Care for Aging Parents — New York Times
There are around 15 million unpaid and untrained family caregivers for older adults in this country.
The Secret to Aging Well? Contentment — New York Times
The writer keeps physically fit but seeks a mindset of acceptance toward aging.
‘It’s become a gold rush’: Inside the race to create smart shoes, custom razors and high-tech devices for the over-65 crowd — Washington Post
The fastest growing age group is 65+, and Gillette is seeking to reach those customers.
The Comforting Fictions of Dementia Care — The New Yorker
Care residences use elements of their clients younger years to ease the strain of dementia.