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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 »
Thoreau on The Greatest Gift of Age by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I wish I could say I chose today's quotation on my own, that I am perspicacious enough to have set it aside for special comment. But even though I have undoubtedly read it ... Read on »
When Does Middle Age End and Old Age Begin? by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health On blogs, forums, commercial websites, health-related sites and more, it is amazing how many people debate this question. Invariably, someone will say he or she (usua ... Read on »
ELDER MUSIC: Greyhound Bus 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 – 14 June 2014 by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health IMPORTANT EDITORIAL NOTE: I do my best to properly credit the people who send Interesting Stuff items published here and I know I have said I will link to your blog when y ... Read on »
Rewind the Week – 13 June 2014 by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Announcement Unrelated to Rewind: If you change your email address, please do not ask me to change your subscription to the new address. You subscribed on your own and you ... Read on »
Burial Arrangements by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Long before her death, my mother had prepaid a company for both her cremation and burial at sea. (You can read about that burial here . Before my mother's last illnes ... Read on »
Summer Heat Help by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health (Australians and other TGB readers below the equator can skip today's post or save it for next November.) It's starting to warm up here in Oregon. Nothing unbearable ... Read on »
Elder Online Dating by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Last week, The Atlantic reported on a projected new web service called called Stitch which is, according to the reporter, like Tinder for old people - “an online community ... Read on »
Two D-Day Octogenarians by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Actually, they are nearly nonagenarians. Both men are 89 and they made big news for themselves on D-Day last week. Jock Hutton was among the first wave of Allied tro ... Read on »
ELDER MUSIC: 1953 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 – 7 June 2014 by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Yesterday was the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in France. The Guardian this week published an extraordinary collection of then-and-now photos taken on or nea ... Read on »
Rewind the Week – 6 June 2014 by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Compared to many blogs, TGB has a consistently compelling comment section. In addition, I needed to carve out time away from the the computer so I've invented Rewind the W ... Read on »