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LIVING

An Innovation Framework for Age Friendly Cities

As cities take on disruptive challenges, in particular harnessing technological disruptions and managing aging populations, this note suggests a five-stage framework to guide cities along their innovation journey. 

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LIVING

Viral story of “Tanqueray” raises $2.5 million for her home healthcare and offers wisdom on aging

“It was starting to feel like everything that was going to happen to me had already happened. There was nothing left but a bunch of stories. And those aren’t worth much when there’s nobody to listen. But then I got this one last gig. Right as the curtain was coming down, I get this one last chance to be on stage."

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LIVING

Have you heard of "forest-bathing"?

With the stresses of the pandemic continuing to persist, and fall foliage at its peak, now is the perfect time to try this soothing Japanese practice.

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TRAVEL

Travel Tips for Planning the Perfect Vacation Cruise

Vacation cruises are a popular vacation choice for many older adults, and it’s easy to see why: Cruises make it easy to get away on a luxurious cruise ship vacation that includes world-class entertainment, spas, 24/7 dining, shopping, and excursions in one travel package. Vacation cruises take the work out of relaxing and unwinding because everything you need is provided. They’re easy to navigate, even for older adults with accessibility requirements.

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MEDICARE

What Are My Options for Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Annual Enrollment Period?

Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Annual Enrollment Period (also known as Medicare Fall Open Enrollment or Medicare Annual Election Period) runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. During this time, you can make changes to your existing Medicare health and drug coverage. The key to maximizing this yearly opportunity starts with knowing your options.

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CARE

How To Bring Mom or Dad to a Restaurant When They Have Alzheimer’s

One of the most difficult aspects of caring for a cognitively impaired loved one is the fact that the normalcy of social interaction is completely upended. Let these simple tips ease the act of eating at a restaurant together.

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COVID-19

Are the Events of 2020 Really Unprecedented?

Now more than ever, older adults have an important role to play in helping us all put today’s big events into context. 

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LEARNING

What makes a university age-friendly?

Imagine the ideal university experience for students over age 50. What would it be like? When we asked you, here are some of the answers you gave.

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JOBS

The Father of The Age Friendly Cities Movement Forecasts The Future of Aging

Dr. Alexandre Kalache, who founded the Age Friendly Cities movement during his years at the World Health Organization, presented at the Aging2.0 Revolutionize conference in Boston. During his talk, he provided a glimpse into what aging looks like today, what it could look like, and how we can improve it.

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COVID-19

"Ok Boomer" in the Age of Covid

As the novel coronavirus spread through the United States, a backdrop of intergenerational conflict has shaped the way the pandemic has been understood.

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