Maurice Sendak

Rachel Cowan from New York (also interested in boomerageing) has shared this wonderful little video Continue reading

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Kite Flying

For those of you who think it might be easy to fly a kite, watch this!‪ Continue reading

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Grandmother as activist

I was just in Buenos Aires and became aware of the work of these women. The grandmothers of the Plaza del Mayo in Argentina were awarded the Unesco peace prize in 2011 Continue reading

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Exercise, weights and a man in his 90s

At 93 year old, Dr Charles Eugster has been training in a gym for the last 6 years.

He says it not only changes your appearance, it changes your energy and it changes the way you think. Continue reading

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“I’m not ageing,I’m ripening” The Crystal Quilt by Suzanne Lacy at the Tanks in the Tate Modern

The Whisper Minnesota project was a three year project created by Suzanne Lacy aimed at giving voice and visibility to older women. Continue reading

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Home share

Homesharing is a simple way of people helping each other. One person has a home that they are willing to share but are at a stage in their life where they need some help and support. The other needs accommodation and is willing to give some help in exchange for somewhere to live. Continue reading

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“The age of the Granny Pod is upon us”

In an article by Susan Seliger for the New York Times May 1, 2012, she sets out a new concept of housing for parents 80+. Continue reading

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At what age do you switch to sensible shoes?

St Tropez is one of those small fishing towns in the south of France that swells in the summer months with normal tourists and yacht bond jetsetters.  You cannot help but pick up the vibes of ‘decadent casual’.  Continue reading

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Julie Felix jamming

What fun to go to a friend’s 60th and have Julie Felix stroll up to the mic, guitar in hand, to belt out, Forever Young, Going to the Zoo, and a hot Piaf number. Continue reading

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My Home Life

This project aims to look at how to improve the quality of life in care homes  by developing  the support and training of staff. It was started by Help the Aged ( now Age UK) and City University.  Continue reading
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