January 2020

posted 01.24.2020
By Lynn Gold Mom was already growing tired of yet another round of Chemo. I had not been able to visit nearly as often as I’d wished, especially now that she was alone in our family home. When I had last visited, Mom focused more on the ever-running TV than on conversation. Discussing feelings was…
posted 01.22.2020
By Liana Valente and Lisa Lehmberg The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. Since its founding in 1949 following the Second World War, the mission of the UN, as stated in its Charter, has been to maintain international peace and security, protect human rights, deliver…
posted 01.21.2020
By Hope Levy In recent years baby boomers have been returning to learning to acquire more knowledge and build new skills in increasing numbers. What are the reasons behind the trend? How have learning and the traditional “classroom” changed? And how are older people dealing with the challenges and…
posted 01.10.2020
By Sandra von Doetinchem It is my greatest pleasure to contribute to the American Society on Aging as the Chair of the Lifetime Education and Renewal Network (LEARN) Council. I would like to thank the whole council for their enthusiasm, amazing work, deep expertise in the field of lifelong learning…