Our Picks

As the aging population grows, so does the plentiful stream of writing, film, Internet, data, audio, and other resources about being and becoming older. A few of our favorites:

When Life Throws You Curveballs, Embrace the ‘New Normal’ by Jane Brody

A brief but powerful essay about one’s approach to life, including one’s older life.

When Things Go Missing by Kathryn Schulz

A longer, contemplative essay about loss.

Overflow by Calvin Trillin

Brief and humorous, a witty break from heavier aging matters.

Reframing Aging from the FrameWorks Institute

Research- and resource-focused, a bit academic, and a refreshing perspective.

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