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Aging Well

Doing yoga helps a stiff back and other aging issues

"Yoga? ME?" It was never something I'd considered doing. Isn't yoga for slim, trim young ladies in stretchy pants and leotards? I wasn't a stranger to...

Aging in Place

Should you downsize and move to a smaller house, or renovate your current home to suit your needs as you age? A vexing question...

UGA research proves lutein aids cognition

UGA Aging-related Research UGA researcher Dr. Lisa Renzi Hammond begins the slide presentation about her recent research project with pictures of actress Betty White as a...

Livability. Where shall we age?

While our parents may have lived out their adult lives in the same home and community they raised us in, adding a ramp and...

Keep Moving

On a bright morning in May, a little white Corvette with the license tag “OLDLDYZ” sped down Prince Avenue. It raced right past a...

First Person: Embrace the Belly

So let's face it...aging isn't for the faint of heart. Some of you may be experiencing some of what I'm about to talk about,...

Aging in Place

Should you downsize and move to a smaller house, or renovate your current home to suit your needs as you age? A vexing question...

Aging and Intimacy

When I told my mother-in-law that I was writing my dissertation about aging and sexual expression, she deadpanned “Well, at least it will be...

Aging and Intimacy, Growing Older Together

Baby boomers led the so­ called sexual revolution in the 1960s and ‘70s – and that revolution continues. Then, it was about challenging the...

UGA research proves lutein aids cognition

UGA Aging-related Research UGA researcher Dr. Lisa Renzi Hammond begins the slide presentation about her recent research project with pictures of actress Betty White as a...

Doing yoga helps a stiff back and other aging issues

"Yoga? ME?" It was never something I'd considered doing. Isn't yoga for slim, trim young ladies in stretchy pants and leotards? I wasn't a stranger to...

Moving Their “Retirement” Home – All 300,000 Pounds.

  While many boomers are downsizing their living space or are planning to do so, Tom and Beth Allen have enlarged theirs. In fact, they...

Home Ec Revisited: More Than Cooking and Sewing

Boomer boys took shop and auto mechanics in junior and senior high. We young ladies studied Home Economics. We were introduced to kitchens and...

Uber and Lyft

The money can be very good; the hassles mostly minor, and the hours totally flexible, say some of the boomers driving locally for the...

Genealogical Surprises! Love Letters Reveal a Mother I Never Knew

I retired from the UGA departments of romance languages and women's studies in 2011 after a lifetime of studying and teaching. And for all...

The acquisitive generation begins to downsize

Teresa Howard, 59, and her husband, Dallas, 63, are anxious to sell their 4,200 sq.f. house in Lawrenceville to move closer to their daughter...