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On Loneliness and Old Age by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Have you ever had a spell of loneliness? I don't mean those times when, for a few days or a week or so, everyone you know seems to be overworked or out of town. That happe ... Read on »
ELDER MUSIC: 1955 Again by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my ... Read on »
INTERESTING STUFF: 5 July 2014 by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The older we get, the more important preserving those two physical attributes becomes. Darlene Costner found us some inspiration. Unfortunately, it is beyond you and m ... Read on »
Independence Day 2014 by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Last year when I posted a video of spectacular fireworks on the Fourth of July, I told you that they were the best I had ever seen. That's no longer so. These, sent by Dar ... Read on »
Traveling By Air While Old by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health On my first Manhattan post this week, TGB reader Annie left this important query : ”I noticed you didn't mention travel difficulties or sheer exhaustion. I hope there ... Read on »
A Week in Manhattan: Part Two by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health My work at the Consumer Electronics Show for Senior Planet was done on Thursday and I moved from the hotel to stay with friends on the upper west side near 72nd Street. ... Read on »
A Week in Manhattan: Part One by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health When, eight days ago, Manhattan burst into view through the windshield of my taxi from JFK, tears dribbled down my cheeks. And so they did for the rest of my visit wheneve ... Read on »
Back in Oregon From New York City by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Did you enjoy the posts I arranged to be automatically published while I was away on the east coast last week? Did you find the link to the new stories at The Elder Storyt ... Read on »
ELDER MUSIC: Van the Man by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my ... Read on »
INTERESTING STUFF – 28 June 2014 by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health EDITORIAL NOTE: It may be 28 June on your calendar but to me, it's 21 June and I'm typing as fast as I can to fill up this space for you while I'm away in New York. T ... Read on »
How Simple Respect Can Improve Elders' Lives by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health ”Pete Molinelli, a court officer who lives in Southbridge Towers, said that the building’s seniors used to be 'just kind of shut in.' And then Mr. Addo arrived. “'All ... Read on »
Cat Overload by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A week away from home and regular blogging (I'm in New York) is a good excuse to overdose on cat video, don't you think? You may have seen this. Moe the cat got his 1 ... Read on »
Strange and Wonderful Animation by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health While I'm in New York City this week, postings are mostly short and sketchy but don't forget that the links below go to new stories at The Elder Storytelling Place. ... Read on »
Being Good at Being Old (Again) by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health [EDITORIAL NOTE: I am in New York City this week so before I left, I looked for some posts that I thought you might like to see again. I was reminded of this one last week ... Read on »
New York State of Mind by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health By the time you read this, I'll be in an airplane on my way to New York City where I will be covering Consumer Electronics Week, a digital conference, for the Senior Plane ... Read on »
ELDER MUSIC: 1954 Again by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my ... Read on »
INTERESTING STUFF – 21 June 2014 by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I have no explanation for this, nothing to tell you about what it is. It's here just because of my own wonderment. And when, about three-quarters of the way thoug ... Read on »
REWIND THE WEEK – 20 June 2014 by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health George Carlin's f-word-laced riff on old age was the show-stopper post this week in terms of visitor stats. Someone tweeted it and droves of readers turned up. George ... Read on »
Notes on Aging in Place by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health From a story on the Minnesota Public Radio website titled, The Danger of Aging in Place . ”If there’s one thing many Baby Boomers have in common, it’s this: Trying to ... Read on »
George Carlin on Being Old by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health It's a too-busy week here at Chez Bennett so I'm reaching for some easy stuff you might enjoy that gives me time to take care of business, as it were. One good way is ... Read on »