March 2010

NCOA/ASA #2

March 24, 2010

Ken Dychtwald is probably the biggest Kahuna in gerontology. He is credited with coining the term Age Wave, also the name of his firm and 1989 classic book. He lead a keynote panel entitled The Aging of America: Triumph or Tragedy? at the recent National Council on Aging (NCOA)/ American Society on Aging (ASA) conference… Continue Reading NCOA/ASA #2

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NCOA/ASA Annual Conference #1

March 22, 2010

I had a good time seeing many friends and colleagues in my three days at the annual National Council on Aging (NCOA)/American Society on Aging (ASA) conference: Aging in America in Chicago. For some reason I was acutely aware this time that I attended my first ASA conference in 1993 in San Francisco. I can… Continue Reading NCOA/ASA Annual Conference #1

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Great writing AND he GETS IT!

March 15, 2010

Jonathan Rauch, writing in this month’s The Atlantic, gets it about as well as I have seen it got! His article, Letting Go of My Father, is about caring for his dad. His experience is pretty typical. He understands that from the steady stream of sharing conversation with nearly everyone he encounters, all of whom… Continue Reading Great writing AND he GETS IT!

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