Changingaging.org aspires to shift the way aging is perceived. The many talented contributors for the site highlight the positive side of aging and urge readers to embrace elderhood. The Giving Care Blog is excited to showcase some of the amazing work featured on their site as they provide a voice of positivity and eldercare advocacy.
There is a massive industry dedicated to selling the idea of anti-aging. Anti-aging is a notion which plays on the illusion that if we can stay cognitively sharp, physically fit and wrinkle free we can stop the aging process. It
I have been writing about growing older. The process of sitting down and thinking about what I have been learning has taken me to places in my own awareness that I didn’t know existed. Strangely, I‘ve been learning from some
Are eighty-year-olds and even seventy-year-olds the new children?
The days when elders were seen as wise and important contributors to their communities vanished long ago. Thanks to advertising and social media, eighty-year-olds and up are associated with diapers, dementia, and a
Worldwide, over 47 million people are living with dementia. On top of that, one person in the United States develops Alzheimer’s nearly every 67 seconds – a disease which, according to the World Health Organization, contributes to as many as