Life After 50: The Four Frontiers
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Meaning, Contribution, Coping & Mortality
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Fitness tops friends for successful ageing

Fitness tops friends for successful ageing | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
A NEW research approach exploring factors that allow people to age successfully has found that healt
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Come the agequake, the 'young old' should earn their state pension

Come the agequake, the 'young old' should earn their state pension | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
Brian Schofield: We need to take a sledgehammer to assumptions about 65- to 75-year-olds. A bit of voluntary work would go a long way
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How gardening is helping people with dementia

How gardening is helping people with dementia | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
The therapeutic qualities of gardens are increasingly being recognised as a way to improve the health of care home residents When the residents with dementia at Emerson Court in Havering, north-east London, last went for a "day out at the seaside",...
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Ageism is baseless: we need a human rights convention for older people

Ageism is baseless: we need a human rights convention for older people | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
Chris Roles: As people are living longer, it is essential that everyone can live with dignity, respect and security
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A Love Song to Mom, From Me (and Bonnie 'Prince' Billy)

A Love Song to Mom, From Me (and Bonnie 'Prince' Billy) | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it

I cherish time spent with my mother. No matter how busy I get, I always make time for her. “She’s the closest friend I have in my life” is the truest line I’ve ever written, and the closing lyrics “I won’t have the courage to sort through her things; I cannot bear all the pain it will bring” confronts my fear of the inevitable.


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Listen to  Mark Kozelek's song "I Can't Live Without My Mother's Love", a tribute to all of us who have devoted ourselves to our children - here and gone. The song is also a tribute to our mothers, whether they are still here or gone.

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Carl Jung: Religion and the search for meaning

Carl Jung: Religion and the search for meaning | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
Mark Vernon: Jung thought psychology could offer a language for grappling with moral ambiguities in an age of spiritual crisis

 

In 1959, two years before his death, Jung was interviewed for the BBC television programme Face to Face. The presenter, John Freeman, asked the elderly sage if he now believed in God. "Now?" Jung replied, paused and smiled. "Difficult to answer. I know. I don't need to believe, I know."

What did he mean? Perhaps several things.

 

He had spent much of the second half of his life exploring what it is to live during a period of spiritual crisis. It is manifest in the widespread search for meaning – a peculiar characteristic of the modern age: our medieval and ancient forebears showed few signs of it, if anything suffering from an excess of meaning. The crisis stems from the cultural convulsion triggered by the decline of religion in Europe. "Are we not plunging continually," Nietzsche has the "madman" ask when he announces ... (click title to continue)


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Lifespan-Extending Drug Given Late in Life Reverses Age-Related Heart ... - Science Daily (press release)

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Do these startling longevity studies mean your lifespan could double?

Do these startling longevity studies mean your lifespan could double? | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it

Biologists have successfully extended the life spans of some mice by as much as 70%, leading many to believe that ongoing experimentation on our mammalian cousins will eventually lead to life-extending therapies in humans. But how reliable are these studies? And do they really apply to humans?


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The Science of Aging

TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/JVi57 Why do we age, from a biological perspective? Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and G...
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5 Big Ideas For The Second Half Of Life

5 Big Ideas For The Second Half Of Life | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
With Americans living longer, and experiencing retirements likely to extend over 20 or 30 years, the question comes up: What should people do with the second half of their lives?
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Aging in Place | Blog | design mind

Aging in Place | Blog | design mind | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
It's paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone.” ― Andy Rooney.
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Longevity - National Geographic Magazine

Our genes harbor many secrets to a long and healthy life. And now scientists are beginning to uncover them.
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How social media is used at different life stages - iMediaConnection.com

How social media is used at different life stages - iMediaConnection.com | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
RT @JeffSheehan: How Social Media Is Used At Different Life Stages via @iMediatweet http://t.co/bMpptyJtiZ #socialmedia #marketing
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Swimming back to life

Swimming back to life | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
In 2008 Gavin Maitland underwent a life-saving double lung transplant. Five years later he swam from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco accompanied by his son and daughter - a feat that echoed his journey back from the brink of death.
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Divorces on rise among over-60s

Divorces on rise among over-60s | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
Overall divorce rate has fallen in last 20 years but rate among men and women aged over 60 has risen
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Alive and kicking: the changing view of older people on the silver screen

Alive and kicking: the changing view of older people on the silver screen | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
The number of films dealing with age is rising as older people take up more of the cinema-going audience
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5 Abilities You Need to Master After 50

5 Abilities You Need to Master After 50 | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
These are the five abilities you need to master after age 50 if you want to flourish personally and professionally.
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Excellent insights and disruptive thinking for us all...

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Top 10 foods for longevity - NWO - Health life

Science says these 10 can help you live longer, better. This is not totally true because whole grains are not as good as we thought it was, the other 9 foods...

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100 Best Quotes About Existentialism: From Despair to Freedom

100 Best Quotes About Existentialism: From Despair to Freedom | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
You are free and that is why you are lost.

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How to Live Longer and Better: Design the Second Half of Your Life | HealthWorks Collective

How to Live Longer and Better: Design the Second Half of Your Life | HealthWorks Collective | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
  Image "Mirror mirror on the wall" goes the saying..."who's the youngest of them all?" I ask myself.
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Searching for Meaningful Markers of Aging - New York Times

Searching for Meaningful Markers of Aging - New York Times | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
Searching for Meaningful Markers of Aging
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The quest for truly revealing biomarkers of aging could tell us a lot about our current and future health.
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Making the Most of the Second Half of Life: An Encore Career Event

Making the Most of the Second Half of Life: An Encore Career Event | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
The USC Emeriti Center, USC Career Center and the USC Alumni Association invite you to a town hall-style event celebrating the publication of “The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life” ...
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How Video Games Improve Health in All Life Stages - Rock Health

How Video Games Improve Health in All Life Stages - Rock Health | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
Visual Wednesdays: How Video Games Improve Health in All Life Stages. Paul | May 15, 2013 | Tags: Visual Wednesdays · Tweet. Add a comment... Comment using... Facebook; Yahoo; AOL; Hotmail. Comment using...
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Downloads The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential In The ...

The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential In The Second Half Of Life book download Download The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential In The Second Half Of Life To current and prospective IRP Students as we ...
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Onboarding Your Ego in the Second Half of Life: The E3.0 Letter ...

Onboarding Your Ego in the Second Half of Life: The E3.0 Letter ... | Life After 50: The Four Frontiers | Scoop.it
In the second half of life, the mature ego isn't 1st person oriented, instead it's 3rd person oriented. The mature ego has come to terms with the truth, and has invalidated phony, illusory concepts one holds of himself, his world, ...
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