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Jul 27, 2021

Age is just a number. But in the workplace, your age can have a negative impact - maybe you were passed over for that promotion because your boss thinks you’re “too young”. Or maybe you feel that you weren’t hired for a position because the organization implied you were “too old”. Either way - this is ageism...


Jul 20, 2021

That moment comes in the life of married couples when the other half may begin to experience memory issues. Typically, this will change the dynamics of the marriage itself because the person who's experiencing Alzheimer's or dementia will not function in the way they used to. 

In this episode of This is Getting Old...


Jul 13, 2021

Transportation Options for Older Adults: NV Rides with Jennifer Kanarek

"One of the best ways to get people interested in caring for older adults is to have a positive experience—NV Rides volunteer driving program does just that."
-Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FGSA,...


Jul 6, 2021

"More than 40% of people over 65 years old misperceive that Medicare covers long-term care."
-Marc A. Cohen, PhD

Long-term care is care across a range of settings and can include medical and non-medical services that assist individuals who cannot care for themselves for extended periods. Also, long-term care is often...