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“Elderhood” Author on Redefining Age

via CBS News   |   Video

From CBS News: “People are living decades longer than they ever have before, thanks to advances in medicine and public health. Author and aging expert Dr. Louise Aronson wrote a new book on the subject …

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30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice From the Wisest Americans

Book and Chapter

More than one thousand extraordinary Americans share their stories and the wisdom they have gained on living, loving, and finding happiness.

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A Clearer Map for Aging: ‘Elderhood’ Shows How Geriatricians Help Seniors Thrive

via National Public Radio   |   Audio and Podcast

In this podcast, geriatrician, Dr. Louise Aronson, shares her thoughts on the health and care of older people in the U.S., narrowing in on topics like how the immune system changes with age, the importance …

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A Scoping Review of Research on the Arts, Aging, and the Quality of Life

via Gerontologist   |   Article and Blog Post

Artistic engagement has been identified as a promising way to improve older adults’ quality of life (QoL) and health. This has resulted in a growing, yet diverse, knowledge base. The purpose of this scoping review …

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Ages and Stages: The Place of Theatre in the Lives of Older People

via Ageing and Society   |   Article and Blog Post

Despite the growing interest amongst gerontologists and literary and cultural scholars alike, in arts participation, ageing and the artistic outputs of older people, comparatively little attention has yet been paid to theatre and drama. Likewise, …

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Aging in Modern America

via New York Public LIbrary and American History TV/C-SPAN3   |   Video

Lawrence Samuel talked about American views of aging over the last 50 years, including a cultural shift in the 1960s away from revering elders toward embracing the youth culture. He is the author of Aging …

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Aging in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities for Americans

via Health and Retirement Study of University of Michigan   |   Research and Study

The Health and Retirement Study is now in its 25th year. With over 3,000 publications reporting on HRS data, this book aims to synthesize some of the research these remarkable data have yielded. The themes …

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Aging, Complexities, Opportunities and Impacts on Society / 2015 Annual Meeting Conference Statement

via 2015 National Association of Medicine Annual Meeting Conference Statement   |   Website

The theme of this year’s annual meeting is Aging: Complexities, Opportunities, and Impacts on Society. The keynote address will be delivered by Laura Carstensen, Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy and Professor of …

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An Integrated Approach to Healthy Aging: Innovation, Inspiration and Achievement

via University of Scranton   |   Video

Keynote Speaker: Linda Fried, MD, MPH, Dean, Mailman School of Public Health, is a leader in the fields of epidemiology and geriatrics. Dr. Fried gave the keynote lecture at the 2013 Northeastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference …

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Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas

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From the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas site: The Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas is a non-profit organization that has been serving seniors and individuals with disabilities in our community since 1974. We …

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