“A group that sought to create Connecticut’s first experiment in collaborative living fell short. Some of the investors lost their life savings.”
This important difference may be the “new normal” we’re heading for.
96-year-old Dick Van Dyke and his 46-year-old wife Arlene Silver celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary.
“Young people who marched and organized during the civil rights movement are now in their 70s and 80s. With fewer and fewer remaining, historians rush to record their stories.”
Categories: Aging, History
“Stories about immortality are present in many cultures throughout time. How cultures perceive immortality—as a blessing or a curse—can differ widely.”
Categories: Aging, Health
Gary Brooker, the singer and pianist of the early progressive rock group Procol Harum, who co-wrote songs including “A Whiter Shade of Pale,” the improbable but overpowering hit during the 1967 Summer of Love, died on Saturday at his home in Surrey, England. He was 76.
“The challenging search to find a sense of purpose.”
“Now there is a vast emptiness where my relevance used to live,” writes Ann Brenoff about the end of her 40-year career as a journalist.
She explains that most planning for retirement focuses on the dual topics of health and wealth, “and very little thought is given to the emotional adjustment required when we step off the playing field and move to the sidelines.”
Categories: Aging, Retirement, Work
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