“The Dude is Aging in Dog Years.”
People are living longer, and so are dogs. The life expectancy of dogs has doubled in the past four decades. For humans, it’s taken a century to double life expectancy.
You Can’t Judge a Book (or an Older Singer) by its Cover
Remember Susan Boyle, that angelic, older singer who became a global sensation on “Britain’s Got Talent” TV show? Well, there’s a new singer on the show, the 68-year-old Jenny Darren, who’s flipped Simon Cowell’s wig, and I wanted to share this video with you.
Why Does Gen Z Believe It’s ‘Aging Like Milk’?
Shiver me timbers! Are there young people one-third my age who are using Botox?
An Open Letter to The Tech Bros Who Want to Live Forever.
Greetings Tech Bros, I get it. You’re possessed with biohacking and psychedelics (when you’re not talking about how AI will save the world or trying to get to Mars). For now, let’s chat about biohacking, also known as ‘let’s try to control our body so we can live forever.’ Now, I won’t try (nor do I want to) get into your psyche to understand your deep-seated intentions, but, personally, I’m getting a little tired of you masters of the universe focusing more on the length of life than its depth (which I’m happy to report is a lot less expensive of an endeavor).
“Pro-Aging” is the Word of 2024.
A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post (https://www.meawisdom.com/wisdom-well/post/5-pieces-of-midlife-lingo-that-will-go-viral-in-2024) about five words or phrases from my new book “Learning to Love Midlife,” (https://bit.ly/48ag4FH) which I thought might go viral this year. Following your suggestions, I conducted a poll on four of these terms. I'm now excited to present the results, highlighting the top four phrases that received the most interest.
12 Reasons Why Life Gets Better With Age.
The subtitle of my new book says it all. It's a pro-aging reminder that getting older offers some unexpected pleasures.
Going Out of Business Sale: No Returns.
Chip’d Editorial Comment: Dr. Mark Goulston was a friend who passed away a week ago from an unexpected infection during his recovery from his bone marrow transplant. He has been a regular blog post contributor to MEA and a mentor to me. He told me when he sent this guest post to me in December that he “thought you and your readers might find this contribution interesting and helpful.” I print it here in honor of Mark who was 75.
From Shame to Shine.
I was always the youngest amongst my peers at work. At age 19, I was the youngest manager of a retail business. Age 29, the youngest director they’d had at the multibillion-dollar company where I worked. Age 32, the youngest executive MBA in my graduate class. Age 36, I was the youngest VP in my organization.
You’ve Been Aging Since You Were Born.
How much do we love Sandra Wise, the “wise.woman.aging” sensation on Instagram (thanks to Saul for turning me on to her)?
Will Biden Be 86’d?
At your intergenerational family Thanksgiving dinner, did you have a spirited discussion about the President’s age? Based upon an informal survey of a dozen friends, “talking turkey” about Joe was the #1 topic at the dinner table.
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