Elder Economic Forum

California Commission on aging is hosting a forum in Los Angeles on November 19th, 2019.   Please register at : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/elder-economic-summit-impacts-on-retirement-tickets-70968116547   Ready to retire in the Golden State? Join an expert discussion of political, economic and demographic impacts on retirement in California. About this Event Speakers include: The Honorable Fiona Ma, California State Treasurer … Continue reading

Aging Advocates are Cordially Invited 🎉

Our coalition member, Justice in Aging, is hosting a very special event in March! Please join us as we celebrate their 45th anniversary with festive food and drinks. At this event, you will have an opportunity to contribute to their important work in fighting senior poverty. Also, they will in honoring an outstanding leader in the … Continue reading

To Grow as a Conscious Elder: Forget Resolutions & Create Intentions

We all know how weak New Years resolutions and other good intentions tend to be for making a lasting, meaningful difference in our lives. I believe this is so because our resolutions are usually made piecemeal, with a goal of improving some areas of our lives, but without a larger context within which to place … Continue reading

What We Believe Shapes How We Age: ten critical questions about our beliefs

In recent years, a host of psychological and biological research has been adding its voice to the age-old wisdom of the world’s spiritual traditions in emphasizing the importance of belief and attitude in determining how our lives unfold. Let’s look at two very different beliefs about aging. Since the “modern” era began, aging has largely … Continue reading

Aging Consciously: Claiming our Elderhood

Listen carefully and you will hear a rumbling, as the first of the baby-boom generation cross the threshold into our sixties. This rumbling will soon become a demographic earthquake. In an America that worships youth, the proportion of the population over sixty will reach unprecedented heights, and the resulting impact upon every aspect of American … Continue reading

Aiming High: The art, the practice, and the gift of conscious aging

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. Michelangelo What do you aim for as you age? Other related questions: What does aging mean to me? How do I deal with my fears of … Continue reading

Shedding Light on a Fear of Ageing

There’s no such thing as the fountain of youth – and there’s certainly no cure for ageing. But according to a recent study conducted by medication giant Pfizer andseveral other prominent health advocacy organizations, your attitude towards ageing is important. The study itself was meant to spark conversation on the topic of ageing in order … Continue reading

The Inner Work of Eldering

By Ron Pevny On one of the Choosing Conscious Elderhood retreats that I lead, a participant in her early 60’s said something that had a powerful impact on all present. In reflecting on her intentions for her retreat, she spoke of two significant older people in her life. One, who was in relatively good physical health, … Continue reading

Seniors and their sleep

There’s new research from the University of California that states the problems surrounding older people and their sleep, while offering few solutions. This is a somewhat sad trend when it comes to research affecting the aging members of our society. When people are younger and more energetic, they will contribute to the growth and development … Continue reading

Live In Care – The Best Solution for Elder Care

Elder care is an important concern for modern working professionals. They could not give required attention to elder members (like parents, grandparents, or other elderly members) of their family due to professional commitments or other external engagement. Therefore, they seek an accurate solution for this important issue. Live in care is the best solution of … Continue reading

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