Category Archives: FYI

Campus of Wellness and Care Demonstration Follow-Up

Last November, EngAGE CEO/Founder Tim Carpenter spoke on “The Art of Active Aging” at Kensington Village for the Shepherd’s Care Foundation‘s Campus of Wellness and Care Demonstration Project. The CWCDP is testing an innovation in real circumstances with real people at … Continue reading

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Next Avenue’s 5th Anniversary

We offer congratulations to our friends at Next Avenue who recently celebrated their 5th anniversary! Consistently excellent posts on a wide variety of topics of interest to older people are the reason for their success. Take a look at these … Continue reading

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Aging Reimagined Colloquium: Follow-up

We posted previously about the “Aging Reimagined Colloquium” on April 12, sponsored by SCAN, Long Beach State University, and the City of Long Beach. It featured panel discussions and presentations by educators, city officials, industry leaders, and senior healthcare experts. … Continue reading

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New EngAGE Website is Online Now!

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

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Take the Gen2Gen Summer Challenge!

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

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Ageism in Humor

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

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The Daily Call Sheet: A Plan by MPTF to Address the Loneliness Epidemic

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

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Are Old People Beautiful?

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

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Were You Born in 1952? A Complete Guide to Enrolling in Medicare

My Medicare Matters from the National Council on Aging offers this helpful guide to Medicare enrollment. Visit their website for more useful information.    

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On the Move: Older Adult Transportation Info Event on 4/28

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

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