Hello there! I have been looking for any research into bloggers over 60—without any luck. So I'm preparing a survey that aims to discover what you like and dislike about blogging with WordPress. For example, I'll be asking: What annoys you about other people’s blogs? What problems have you had with your own blog? What … Continue reading Soon: a survey of older WordPress bloggers—what do you like, dislike, and need as a blogger over 60?
This morning I was a tad shocked when not one but two words eluded me. First I failed to retrieve eclipse, then half an hour later, arnica escaped my tongue. Total eclipse of the brain! Quick, fetch the arnica! Then common sense prevailed. OK, these are not unusual words ... but on the other hand, … Continue reading Never mind the words you forget: you’re learning new words every day
Long read, written in 2015. In which I accidentally make three new friends and thereby diminish my chances of suffering from loneliness in old age. One goal of my boot camp for old age is to make at least two new friends this year and every year. Now why would I set myself such … Continue reading Make two new friends every year and dodge the loneliness trap
The remarkable Billie Jordan explains how and why she formed the Hip Operation Crew, the oldest dance troupe in the world.
In which five tips for minimizing the risk of Alzheimer's are shared and ignored by the people most in need, although it's never too late to benefit. For years now, research into Alzheimer’s disease has had a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain. In July 2015, the Alzheimer's Association held its international conference in Washington … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2015: we know how to lower the risk, so why don’t we?