Aging & Society

Want to change society’s views on aging? Lead by example—dream even bigger things for yourself as you age.

As a docent at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Keith Heller can describe a centuries-old work of art with the precision of a surgeon.

It was one of those tough weeks. I lost a hearing aid on a flight.

Jane Jacobs, author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities once wrote: “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.”

With seniors making up more than 13% of the population in South Korea, the country is taking shape as an aging society.

In Sioux culture, a tribal elder is defined as a man or woman with meaningful experience and indisputable wisdom, despite age.

Travel through a region like Scottsdale or Tampa and you might believe that all of America’s elderly are destined to move to warm-weather climates. But the reality is much different.

We asked members of the Get Old community what they’re looking forward to in 2018. Here’s what some had to say.

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