Crowd-sourcing Set To Accelerate Age Friendly Movement
“We need engagement from the bottom in addition to action from the top,” the World Health Organization’s Dr. John Beard tells Age Friendly Advisor.
Deciding Where to Live and How to Get Support
Seniors have a variety of choices about where to live. They include living any place and a variety of special communities for seniors. Where you live determines access to family, friends and at times a variety of support services.
Can Employers Ask How Old You Are?
Would it be illegal if a recruiter asked, "How old are you?" If you are like the majority of age 50+ job seekers, I'll wager you answered with a confident "yes." The real answer may surprise you...
How To Help Your Local Older Adults During Coronavirus
Here's a brief list of ways to help the members of your community that may be more vulnerable to complications from SARS-CoV-2, as well as how you can help them deal with the social isolation that may come from necessary social distancing measures.
What Loss Looks Like During Covid
Have you lost a loved one during covid and struggled to find ways to grieve while separated from family? Like tens of thousands of older Americans, Jeanne has found herself in the challenging position of navigating the processes of grieving and adapting to life on her own within the unique constraints of the covid world.
What makes an employer age-friendly?
Here is what you, our readers and reviewers, had to say about age-friendly employers.
4 Simple Ways to Delay Social Security
Delaying Social Security until age 70 is among the most effective ways to give your retirement income stream a boost.
Beth’s Bargains: Stretching My Retirement Dollar
Living on a fixed income in retirement often requires getting creative with spending. While not yet retired myself, I take pride in chasing down some of the best bargains.
NORCs: The Funny-Sounding Future of Successful Aging
You could live in a NORC and not even know it. So what are these organizations that help the 60+ live longer, healthier, and less expensively? And how could they be the future of aging in place?
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.