Seniors are signing up for semi-communal enclaves, with separate homes but a supportive community
Talk about an intergenerational experience! College students and seniors living together on campus.
A twist on traditional elder abuse
Nursing homes as home-like as can be
Separate homes, shared meals and space
Intergenerational programs thrive
Options abound: Assisted Living for Nudists, Anyone?
Check out three forward-thinking places
Cool housing set-up for boomers+
Boomers helping shape the future of housing
They’re long and happily married but they live separately
Nonprofit Soldier On provides affordable housing, support and job training
Innovative transportation options in cities and towns
More boomers are opting for smaller neighborhoods with a bigger sense of community
How will you get around if you don’t drive? Some innovative approaches
Too much togetherness or a win-win for elder and child care?
Less money, more companionship makes this an increasingly popular housing trend
The working caregiver and his/her clueless boss
Former New York Times reporter talks about caregiving
A new way to work out thorny sibling and family issues over aging parents
Professional artists, musicians, and dancers hit long-term care
Help for those who help others
Finding alternative treatments for Alzheimer’s from llamas in the hallways to chocolate in the middle of the night to a middle-of-the-night adult daycare program.
Communities are embracing Alzheimer’s and memory loss–here’s how
Euthanasia for pets, but people, only sometimes
91 years old, cross country for a wedding
A reel good time for movie buffs with dementia
What it’s like to be in a world-class museum on a day it’s closed to the public
Devices give older people the opportunity to avoid or delay the nursing-home decision
Sol Levenson is still painting–and thriving–at 95
Play pinocle or mahjahn in your golden years? Bah! Meet folks in their 70s, 80s, and 90s who sing rock ‘n roll and tour Europe.
What about a new or second career? Heres your A-Z guide.
A novel laced with sexuality among septuagenarians
A factory where the majority of workers are in their 70’s, 80’s, even 90’s
New Career Worthy of a Standing Ovation
Ten fun ways to boost your bank account
Are all college students above average? Grade inflation is a big problem in American academe—unless you’re someone getting those A’s.
AARP has joined with national healthcare leaders to examine five key areas that impact the recruitment and retention of workers over 50
Memo to the boss: focus on family cargivers
Getting schooled in interactive whiteboards, digital textbooks, and Race to the Top funding.
With deep pockets and an innovative curriculum, a new engineering school is attracting the best and brightest
Whether you’re looking for a job or not, networking is important. Why does it matter?
How I Try to Help write Inspirational profiles that will get cynics rolling their eyeballs
How I share my handsome hound with a friend
My dog has no Burberry coat, designer toys, personal trainer, gourmet treats or breath mints like her other furry friends on the block. Am I a lousy master?
Every day you find yourself having to negotiate, whether it is about what movie to see with your spouse, how to balance work and family, or how to convince your boss to give you a raise. Check out these smart strategies.
Seems that having a baby is not a good enough excuse to be absent from one judge’s courtroom.
From the Federal Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to the American With Disabilities Act (ADA)–wise up, employees1
More boomers are saying “see ya” after years of marriage
Dance, storytelling and drama–never too old to get in on the act
A way to bring back memories for those with Alzheimer’s
Due to shifts in traditional roles, working mothers, going through divorce, now face even tougher challenges—including unparalleled custody wars.
Hardly your granny’s senior center
Have we gone mad? Bark Mitzvahs, churchgoing dogs and animal communicators