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The pandemic changes plans, but there is gratitude for good health
These three people overcame their grief and found joy in living again
Teens and assisted living residents chat and enjoy music, art and games ‘together’
The cruel toll the pandemic is taking on these older Americans
Despite the pandemic, older singles are still hoping for connection
A clothing box went from frumpy to fashionable with a simple age change
A 'technological immigrant' on the importance of being tech fluent
More cooking, more uncertainty, less exercise and less sleep have taken their toll
Here are the basics of crafting a personal narrative from beginning to end
Inspired by the pandemic, the author meets Billy Gray, a childhood hero
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mary Schmich on finding your story
Award-winning author David Mura on the value of knowing your voice
Candid reflections on cancer, family, his role on 'Jeopardy!' and finding peace
New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg on writing's rewards
Highlights from the Longevity Project's recent Zoomcast on ageism in America
We are seeking original essays with an insightful perspective on aging
A cousin of the author's late father, the comic legend shared memories and family lore
The writer's father survived. What are the era's teachable moments?
Will the pandemic's 'distance learning' change how we interact in person?
The challenges and change they see ahead in the 'new normal'
What people over 60 can expect, from travel to shopping to gatherings