Tips for Adopting a Blue Zones Lifestyle

Blue Zones are the names given to geographic locations in the world where people typically live past 100. The benchmark for becoming a Blue Zone is having a centenarian rate that is an astonishing three times higher than the national average. Ikaria in Greece,...

Yoga Practice for Seniors

  Getting older comes with some fringe benefits — experience, wisdom, perspective, maturity, composure, and dignity of manner, among others. Even so, the aging process can also usher in many challenges. The likelihood of developing a life-threatening...

Exploring Housing Alternatives for Seniors

In 1998, Shirley Meredeen was in her late 60s and together with Madeleine Lewis had founded Growing Old Disgracefully, a network established to challenge preconceptions of older women as passive and redundant. In the summer of that year, Meredeen attended a workshop...

Raging Grannies

  The first group of Raging Grannies came together in a loosely knit fashion as anti-nuclear activists calling themselves “NERT — Nuclear Emergency Response Team.” When they began in 1987, they were eleven white, nearly all middle-class,...