New Aging information, theories and alliances

  • An Engagement Announcement
    An Engagement Announcement
  • Garden Festival
    Garden Festival
  • Red Hat Party
    Red Hat Party
  • Couple being together
    Couple being together
  • School Choir
    School Choir
  • At the Festival
    At the Festival
  • hoop toss
    hoop toss
  • Earth Day Festival
    Earth Day Festival
  • Taking care of the trees

Resources on Aging Well

Please note, all resources are for information purposes only and should not be construed as recommendations or advertisements.

Quaker Aging Resources
Resources from a collaboration between New York and PA Yearly Meetings. These resource pamphlets on a variety of topics cover many topics both for the aging and for people who care for them.

ABA/AARP Checklist for my Family, A guide to my history, financial planning and final wishes

Innovative Views on Dynamic Aging – what cutting edge thought leaders are saying

  • Conscious Aging Alliance – The Conscious Aging Alliance is a growing network of diverse organizations, each using its own distinctive approaches to support those who are committed to an empowering vision for their later life chapters and are willing to devote themselves to making their potential a reality.
  • Village Network
  • Transition Towns

World Health Report on Aging and Health for 2015 – reports that aging population will double by 2050.  The world will live with a bigger aging population than ever before in history.  This is a worldwide problem, not just a problem in the USA.

TED talk by Jared Diamond
“There’s an irony behind the latest efforts to extend human life: It’s no picnic to be an old person in a youth-oriented society. Older people can become isolated, lacking meaningful work and low on funds. In this intriguing talk, Jared Diamond looks at how many different societies treat their elders — some better, some worse — and suggests we all take advantage of experience.”

Advocacy

Living longer better