Aging & Society

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

Have you ever read something that really struck a chord with you - so much so that it left a lasting impression years later?

I had coffee with an old friend who’s built a remarkable career in the communications field over the past four decades.

On the campus of Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta sits a large three-story gray-green house with white trim and a neatly manicured lawn.

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.

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