I remember the night I took up the offering in my dad's church wearing a midriff shirt with hip-hugger pants. Despite this being the 1970s in California, several older women in the church were traumatized by the event.
Memories to last a lifetime.
4. Where in your life would you most want to have intergenerational collaboration? Share in political and social change initiatives
Life's greatest secret was randomly dropped in my lap and left for me to process as a young teenager. Was it respect? Was my grandma wanting me to honor my elders?
In anxious times, we look for scapegoats. But blaming the Brexit on old people is more than reductionist and misinformed. It obscures the origin of the underlying discontents in global capitalism, which profits by pitting us against each other.
Suburban sub-division tracts built post WW2 tended to be multistory homes, with the master bedroom and bath upstairs. And
Last week I got the chance to speak with Mr. Brice Harris, a retired man living in Pasadena, California. Harris is a resident of the Villa Gardens Retirement Community, where people live independently or with assisted living. Before retiring, Harris worked as a college professor, teaching at Occidental College, and is now an active and enthusiastic member within the Villa Gardens community.
When I was a young man, I was attempting to be viewed as a competent adult, distancing myself from my own childhood, and
Recently, I was able to step out of my roles as physician and aging specialist and be a Papa and an older adult. I was interviewed
Valentine's Day can be a particularly lonely holiday for many, especially for older adults. By creating (over 30,000!) handmade cards we were able to spread some love and kindness to seniors who need it.