Hi, I’m Randee, I’m seventy years old and my life’s not perfect, but I love these gravy years… read more
So I posted how I’ve been doing the New York Times 7-Minutes (of hell) Exercise Program and I’ve been so religious about it that I can now, kind-of, sprint up the stairs! But then, last week, Time Magazine comes out with an article about how “Exercise Staves Off Alzheimer’s Disease”. Only you have to do 1 hour of cardio/4 times a week!!!
I recently met an Alzheimer’s psychiatrist, Dr. O, who works in a special facility where problem patients from memory facilities and nursing homes get sent. It is Dr. O’s job to get them stabilized and send them back. She is often successful, I think because she seems to be a meticulously observer, and also, as she says, because she stays very studied-up about medications. (read more…)
Some people have a talent for aging. I think it’s got to do with being very good at finding opportunities for creativity and joy. The infectiously happy movie, Advanced Style, is a close-up portrait of 6 such (read more…)
For years I have loved the idea of reincarnation. I had a beloved person die a horrible death in front of me when I was 21, so I had to take a good look at mortality early or it would have driven me crazy. As I live long, I’m finding some spiritual ideas that were helpful when I was (read more…)