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Vladimir Yakovlev’s “The Age of Happiness” Shows Seniors in a Whole New Light

A Russian journalist's photo series shows a side of aging we rarely see

In our youth-obsessed culture, negative stereotypes of aging people are everywhere. Conjure up an image of an elderly person and what do you see? A stooped old man with a walker, perhaps? A frail, gray-haired woman being tended to in … Continue reading

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Before It’s “Too Late”: Seniors Share Fears Before Death

The fears and regrets of the dying expressed through an honest photo series by Steve Rosenfield

Steve Rosenfield is the brains behind the “What I Be” project, which is known for highlighting teens as an exploration of human identity and expression. “It’s a way to tell your story the way you want it to be told,” … Continue reading

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What Is Elder Abuse? An Interview with Marti Riporetti-Brown

What is elder abuse, and how can we prevent it?

Marti Riparetti-Brown is a second year doctoral student at USC’s Davis School of Gerontology. She focuses on, among other things, the prevalence and risk factors of elder abuse and neglect in American caregiving. We spoke to Marti about the dangers … Continue reading

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An Interview with Dr. Nader Shabahangi

The president and CEO of AgeSong Institute opens up about elder care and our fear of aging

Nader Shabahangi, Ph.D., is a licensed psychotherapist based in the Bay Area. Through his work at the AgeSong Institute and its elder communities, he has become an advocate for elders and for programs that provide more comprehensive elder care. His … Continue reading

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