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Guerrilla Aging: Advanced Style

November 22, 2014

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  Ari Seth Cohen is a stalker, of the finest kind.  For some years, he has been following people on the streets of New York, and asking them if he can take their photos.  His motives are simple: to find ordinary people of extraordinary style.  Given that we are talking about New York, here, and […]

Love, Marriage, and Other Bad Stuff

November 17, 2014

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  Since 1990, the divorce rate for Americans over the age of 50 has doubled, and more-than-doubled for those over the age of 65.  Over half of all grey divorces are to people in their first marriages, who have been married at least twenty years.  This can either be interpreted as an attempt to avoid […]

Guerrilla Aging: Elder Wisdom Circle

November 15, 2014

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A few days ago, I started an online search for local volunteer opportunities. I always prefer working directly with people, and my most enjoyable and rewarding volunteer work to date has been tutoring pregnant teens, in a program that helps them complete their high school education.  In addition to the academics, I always valued the […]

Booty Pop

November 12, 2014

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  Celebs like Nicki Minaj, JLo, Beyonce and Kim Kardashian have given bodacious booties a big boost.  Enter Booty Pop, a purveyor of padded panties.  Booty Pop wants to be at the top of the bottom industry. Sales are up 47%, and customers are agitating for even more bountiful booty.  Booty Pop hears them, and […]

Guerrilla Aging: Money Honey

October 31, 2014

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  Money means more than dollars. It’s tied to our sense of success, to security, to power, to independence.  It can be what allows us, or stops us, from fulfilling our dreams.  And, for most women, it’s something we don’t give much thought to until we are confronted with a major life change. For those […]

Guerrilla Aging: Faith and Spirituality

October 24, 2014

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  In the deepest places of our being, we tend to look at meaning beyond ourselves. We may know that our life expectancy is a finite number of years, but this doesn’t answer why we were put on this earth to begin with. We may know that cellular deterioration will be how most of our […]

An Interview With 114-Year-Old Anna Stoehr

October 17, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane’s father was often fond of saying “The first 100 years are the hardest.”  Anna Stoehr of Minnesota proves him wrong.  Stoehr, age 114, was forced to lie about her age in order to join Facebook.  She was born in 1900, but Facebook doesn’t let new users choose a birth […]

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