With an upcoming election, it is surprising that so little attention is being given to how ageism undermines the value, potential, and vital contributions of Canada’s older generations: the generations, who incidentally are those who always come out to vote.
Everyone seems to be talking about the “new normal” and what it will look like. I tend to think of what’s ahead of us as transformative; much of it good, but some, not so good. It will all depend on our perspectives and ability abilities to adjust.
Choosing the image of the vintage Underwood typewriter and searching for an appropriate font for the ‘In This Issue’ section of our newsletter brought back rich memories of sights and sounds.
What is the first image that you conjure up when you think of someone who is elderly?
I began to ponder the similarities between the Feminist and Women’s Liberation movement of the 1960s and the increasing spread of today’s anti-ageism movement across the globe.
We don’t all need to be heroes. But as human beings on this planet, we all need purpose. And, increasingly, older people are choosing a different kind of retirement, one that focuses on fulfilling some purpose.
By Helen Hirsh Spence. We weren’t sure what to expect when Top Sixty decided to launch, “We Need...
In almost every interview since founding Top Sixty Over Sixty, I am asked about its name and its intention. Moreover, I am asked about the personal reasons for creating it.
As I was walking with a friend through the forest near home, I couldn’t help but think of all the families who…were having their traditional holiday disrupted in a way that no one could have foreseen.
Kindness is a wonderful activity that gives as it restores. This November give yourself and others a little kindness.
When describing age words matter. With a word, you can transform from fragile to powerful. Choose your words wisely.
The summer is almost over. School is expected to start up again in a few weeks. Our Chief medical...