Tuning into the Hope

Tuning into the Hope

Yes, I know we are engulfed in scenes of apocalyptic-scale catastrophes across the globe. Fires. Floods. Populations displaced and at risk. War. Hunger. Covid and other diseases running rampant. The economy is growing/the economy is shrinking. All of this is...
Aging-in-Place? Displacement?

Aging-in-Place? Displacement?

They’re going to have to carry me out of here feet first! Man proposes. What happens when the climate disposes? Images on TV.  A section of a Florida condo complex collapses in minutes; no warning. Death in seconds. The remaining unstable structure brought down some...
Aging and Friendship

Aging and Friendship

In the immortal words of Katie Curtin Sullivan to a lonely little girl: “Peggy, If you want to have friends, be a friend.” (a plaintive) How?  “Ask people about themselves. Be curious. Pay attention. Many people are interesting.” My 40’s and 50’s were good...
Aging and Loneliness

Aging and Loneliness

  A search on Google—aging and loneliness—produced about 11,700,000 results (0.54 seconds).  Major topic areas include: Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults How to Reduce Loneliness in the Elderly Elderly Loneliness Covid Health Effects of...