Style Doesn’t Fade with Age for These Trendsetters

It was after his grandmother passed that photographer Ari Seth Cohen moved to New York City. He had always been energized by her positive attitude about aging, and found himself inspired by the women of-a-certain-age he encountered on the streets of New York. Stirred by the memory of his grandmother and the boldness of the… Read More »

Popular Nightclub DJ Got Her Start at 70

Eighty-two is proving to be a fruitful age for Sumiko Iwamuro, aka DJ Sumirock. The octogenarian has recently risen to popularity in Japan as a dance club DJ. Iwamuro has always had a passion for music, but spent most of her time helping out her family as a dumpling cook at their restaurant. It was… Read More »

Knitting Tiny Hats for a Huge Cause

One U.K. company has turned a common pastime into a fun way to help people in need. The movement is called The Big Knit and it recruits people with a passion for knitting to create as many smoothie bottle-sized hats as they can. That’s right, the cute and creative beanies end up atop of bottles… Read More »

A Nursing Home Meets Preschool

Providence Mount St. Vincent in Seattle is not your average nursing home. It’s not your typical preschool, either. In fact, it combines the two in an inspiring way. The subject of an upcoming documentary, Providence Mount St. Vincent is a nursing home in which the 400 residents regularly share the facility with over 100 preschool… Read More »

Filmmaker Shares “The Upside of Seventy”

In a recently published article, “The Upside of Seventy,” documentary film director Bob Belinoff shares his joy at pursuing his artistic passion later in life. His age is an not only an asset to his creativity, but a major inspiration for it. He has gained skills throughout his years and it is precisely now, in… Read More »

4 Pieces of Advice from 90-Year-Olds Living a Happy Life

  As technology progresses and we learn more about human health, living into our nineties is becoming more and more common. What can we do to make the best of these years? The Guardian has interviewed five nonagenarians in order to gain insight on what it takes to live a long and happy life. Here… Read More »

When a Horse Visits a Nursing Home

Many nursing homes offer something known as “pet therapy,” where animals, usually dogs and cats, are brought into the home to visit with the residents. But recently, one senior living community in Michigan has taken pet therapy to a much larger level. The Village of East Harbor Senior Living Community welcomed Neigh Neigh the Clydesdale to walk… Read More »

More People Are Working Right Past Their Retirement

Many of us look forward to exiting the workforce around age 63, the average age of retirement in The U.S. However, there seems to be a new trend forming among people reaching that retirement age. Older and older adults are remaining in the working world for years beyond their possible retirement. According to The Washington… Read More »