My fellow Americans, please watch this recent 60 Minutes video. My reaction is this: if we want to save our beloved country after this election, it’s up to us. The politicians, “authorities,” movie stars, celebrities, “leaders” cannot. BUT WE CAN, IF WE LOVE AMERICA ENOUGH. [Read more…]
A dream lineup of aging rock gods might change the way we look at older people in this country. [Read more…]
You’d think, fifty years* after the Equal Rights Amendment was killed by Phyllis Schlafly and her ilk, women would be on a level par with men in the workplace. Surprise.
“I don’t think of myself as old…”
The woman in the photo, Connie Britton, was 49 when she said that. I admire her determination, but it’s foolish. Here’s why. [Read more…]
My friend, author Marj Charlier, is branching out. Her energy and can-do attitude inspire me. Here’s her story.
In 2000, Hillary was running for senator. While she ran around NY state campaigning, the wisecracking journalist and historian Gail Collins followed her. [Read more…]
Where does all this negativity about old age come from? I have a surprising idea.
Barbara Bradley Haggerty, journalist for National Public Radio, wanted to understand the second half of life. So she researched and wrote Life Reimagined. Here are the most helpful and motivating tips from her book: [Read more…]
From age 50 on up, people report being happier. The question is why. I think they’ve found the answer. [Read more…]