Elder Wise: Sharing Wisdom in New Ways

Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin explains in his book, Successful Aging, that as we get older, it is common to lose some of our sharpness. We may get distracted more easily and can’t recall things as quickly as we once could. But at the same time, Levitin says we gain wisdom with age due to our experiences, our ability to recognize patterns, the connections we can make, and the analogies we can use. Because we may think a bit differently, it is not that hard to understand why younger adults might consider older adults as being “out of touch” or no longer…

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It’s Time: Become the Person You Were Meant to Be

Once you cross the age-threshold at fifty, there is no turning back. Sure, you may still feel young as ever, but something has changed. Your skin is no longer as elastic. You’ve got some wrinkles around your eyes. Your hair is now a mix of grey and your natural color. You realize that time is more limited. All the things you want to do, all the things you want yet to accomplish create a new sense of urgency within you. Welcome to the second half of your possible century of living; it is your time to become who you were…

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