Browse “The New York Times”

‘I Like It, Actually’: Why So Many Older People Thrive in Lockdown

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The New York Times’ John Leland reports: “People age 70 and up account for two-thirds of all coronavirus deaths in New York, though they make up less than 10 percent of the population. Yet many …

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A Daughter Documents A Giant of Salsa and Latin Jazz

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From Nathan: “Carmen Santos-Robson (from the Newark School of the Arts – who will be implementing programs soon via National Guild Catalyzing Creative Aging) shared an article with me about her father, Ray Santos, which …

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Booming Blog (The New York Times)

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The New York Times “Booming” blog retired in February 2014, but its articles can be accessed on the newspaper’s site.

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Death Metal Grandma

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From The New York Times: This film “…touches on themes of reinvention, cross-generational relationships and sharing your truth. It profiles Inge Ginsberg, a 96-year-old who fled the Holocaust and became a poet and songwriter for …

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Feel Like You Haven’t Hit Your Peak Yet? It’S Never Too Late

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From the article: “A study published in Nature found that about 90 percent of people will experience a hot streak in their career, which is that span of a few years when a person’_s greatest, …

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Finding Success, Well Past the Age of Wunderkind

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Profiles of older adults whose artistic ambition accelerates after retirement.

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How Long Can We Live?

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From the article, published as part of The New York Times Magazine’s The Health Issue: “As medical and social advances mitigate diseases of old age and prolong life, the number of exceptionally long-lived people is increasing …

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In Athens, the Last Man Painting

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This article focuses on the life of Vasilis Dimitriou, 78, the last movie billboard painter in Greece, and how the golden age of cinema awakened his lifelong craft.

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Just What Older People Didn’t Need: More Isolation

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The New York Times’ Paula Span reports: “When the committee looked for promising solutions, it found studies showing that attending exercise programs helped reduce isolation — not a useful approach at the moment. The evidence for much-heralded …

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Older People Are Ignored and Distorted in Ageist Marketing, Report Finds

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From The New York Times: “Older consumers, who hold trillions of dollars in spending power and make up a growing portion of the global population, would seem to be a prime target for advertisers.Instead, the …

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