The famous Renaissance architect, painter, and sculptor, Michelangelo Buonarroti, was highly esteemed for his statues, created from blocks of marble and granite. He has been described as one of the greatest artists of all time. In fact, he sculpted two of his best-known works, the Pieta and the statue David, before the age of 30. Born in 1475 and died in 1564 at the age of 88, he was admired for histerribilita, what his contemporaries referred to as his ability to instill a sense of awe in his works.
Do you believe any of these myths about senior citizens? The World Health Organization published a document 20 years ago entitled, Ageing: Exploding the Myths. This document, though now dated, set out to correct many erroneous beliefs about senior citizens, worldwide, and to formally address the aging of the global population. In one of the opening statements, the WHO document stated, Older people are often viewed as a homogeneous group from mainly industrialized
Aleksander Doba just completed his third solo voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, in a specially built kayak, just shy of his 71st birthday. His third voyage, from New Jersey to a port on the coast of France, took 110 days. His first trip, in 2014, originated in Senegal on the west coast of Africa and ended in in a town on the coast of Brazil, and the second went from Lisbon, Portugal and ended on the beaches in Florida in 2014. These trips leave him covered in salt-induced skin
The Living to 100 Clubis the creation of Dr. Joe Casciani, a psychologist, who has specialized in older adult care for over 30 years, and trained and supported many mental health professionals during this time. His experience in geropsychology has taught him many things:
This is the place to find products and information for seniors and anyone else who won't be slowed down by their advancing years or their health status. We have combed thru catalogs and curated a number of interesting, stylish, and hard to find items that help us feel better about our self and help us take control of our future.