A group of veterans in Rockledge, Pa.—a suburb of Philadelphia— get together every week to laugh and tell stories. In the article and accompanying video, the founding member of the group explains that the idea came about to help combat loneliness among the participants. More, here.
This has been going on since 2011, every day in the U.S., 10,000 people turn 65 years old. Forbes has an interesting video and accompanying article on what we can expect for the future of aging. More, here.
Medical News Today shares new evidence that dancing may be of great benefit to the aging brain. More, here.
Robin Seaton Jefferson, writing for Forbes, examines the current nomenclature associated with aging. More, here.
CBS in Philadelphia shares a video and accompanying article on the health benefits of gardening. More, here.
The New York Times suggests 4 recent books on elder care and aging. More, here.
Dr. Ihab Hajjar, associate professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, studied the documented link between high blood pressure and reduced mental capacity. More, here.
Tulsa World has a slideshow picturing various home enhancements for aging in place. More, here.
Seniorhousingnews.com shares caring.com’s “2017 Best and Worst States to Grow Old” report. More, here.
NPR shares a report on the mass avoidance of addressing end-of-life care planning. More, here.