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We have redesigned our website and it is now LIVE! We have had many exciting things happen in the last year and this site represents all of our new work. We are now working with all ages — multigenerational — … Continue reading
From our friends at Encore.org: Want to learn more about how adults 50+ can take a stand for youth this summer? Reserve your spot now for an interactive session on 5/22 at 1pm PT, hosted by the Generation to Generation … Continue reading
Elderblogger Ronni Bennett recently wrote a post about how frustrating it is to see ageist humor go unchallenged. The kinds of jokes that are made at the expense of older people would be considered racist, sexist, and otherwise insensitive if … Continue reading
A new Motion Picture & Television Fund initiative has taken up the call to combat loneliness, a condition that they report is at chronic, high levels, doubling to 40 percent over the past 40 years. Their new grassroots plan, called … Continue reading
An interesting article in the Chicago Tribune exhorts, “Stop telling your friends they’re beautiful — it’s making them sick.” A new book by Renee Engeln entitled, Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession With Appearance Hurts Girls and Women, “explores the ways we … Continue reading
My Medicare Matters from the National Council on Aging offers this helpful guide to Medicare enrollment. Visit their website for more useful information.
On the Move Riders Club presents an Older Adult Transportation Pop-Up Event in partnership with Sherman Oaks/East Valley Adult Center on Friday, April 28th, from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM . Come learn everything there is to know about using public … Continue reading
Friend of EngAGE Sue Ronnenkamp, MHA, sent along this recent article in which she shares her observations about creative aging. Age Well the Artist’s Way I’m working my way through Julia Cameron’s latest version of her 12-week “Artist’s Way” course in … Continue reading
Recently, pianist Jim Maurer was a guest on an Experience Talks radio show entitled, “Active Octogenarians.” He talked about meeting and becoming friends with another classically trained, fine pianist when he was a college student in Ohio — Phyllis Diller. He … Continue reading
We’ve posted in the past about advanced learning opportunities for older adults, but not everyone is ready for them. Some adults missed the opportunity to complete high school and would like to change that situation. Fortunately, the Los Angeles Public Library … Continue reading