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.

Aging 2.0 from Metlife in conjunction with Louis Tenenbaum

A general guide to aging in place.

Design Tips for the Forever Home from Property Brothers

A few tips and tricks that can help you make your home work for you.

Lifelong Housing Certification Checklist from Oregon Lifelong Housing

A checklist that you can use to ensure your home will work for you in the long term.

Fall Risk Assessment Tool from Johns Hopkins University

A resource to ensure safety in homes, hospitals and other spaces.

Creating and Age-Supportive Home, an interview with Susanne Stadler

An interview with our Executive Director providing insights and tips regarding aging in place.

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