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Being Old is a process, not a destination

Welcome to Reflections-on-aging, a unique blog here for you to explore. Thinking about the purpose of old age has been fascination of mine for 50 years--you would think I would have it figured out by now but...

 
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Aging is Weird

I find growing old to be a mixed bag. I like the senior citizen discounts. I like not having bad hair days. I don't like looking in the...

Is Age Discrimination Real?

We don't have to look very hard to see that some of the wealthiest and most powerful people in our society qualify as being "old" (age...

A Humbling Look at Healthy Aging

I recently did a session for my gerontology students on healthy aging. In preparation for it I looked at how the U.S. compares to other...

The Insecure Future of Aging America

Predicting the future is always uncertain, but in the attached paper which I prepared for my gerontology students, I give my considered...

Hospitals are for End-of Life Care?

I am taking one of those free online open-university classes right now. (There are hundreds of topics from great universities-Google it,...

What Are We Supposed to Do Now?

Earlier in life I somehow knew, more-or-less, what I was supposed to do to act my age. At this point things are not so clear. I hear ...

Who is Glen Dunbar?

I find this to be a question worth pondering as there seems to be more "this is who I used to be than who I am." Have you ever felt the...

New Changes, New You

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Something Big Is Coming

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