Queer aging

Queer Time: The Alternative to “Adulting”

What constitutes adulthood has never been self-evident or value-neutral. Queer lives follow their own temporal logic.
Senior Couple on Road Trip

What Retirees Can Learn from the RV Community

A look at the RV community, where retirees support one another in the face of illness, mechanical breakdowns, or sudden financial shortfalls.
retired couple

Why Retirement Age Is 65 (And Why It’s Getting Higher)

Is there something magical about age 65? The history behind the retirement age involves economics, aging, and Otto von Bismarck.

Why Does Menopause Exist?

What is the point of menopause? Evolutionarily speaking, why do female humans go through menopause and then live for many more decades?
The Fountain of Youth by Lucas Cranach the Elder

Marketing Immortality

Anti-aging technology isn’t limited to groundbreaking medicine.

When Do We Grow Up? After Graduation?

The age when we grow up and begin our adult lives has changed over the years.
Elder care

Let’s Talk About Dying Well

Physicians and family members still have trouble talking candidly about dying and what it means to die well.
Retirement

Your Brain on Retirement

How you spend your retirement might be the key to preserving the mind.