Prof Mary Beard: let's reclaim the word 'old'

There is an ongoing conversation about ageism in our society. Within it is the development of a whole new vocabulary for our generation. 'Seniors' or the 'Older Generation’ requires a new moniker people are saying, that ‘baby boomers’ is retro and congers up tie-dye and acid rock. We're sometimes referred to as being ‘late-middle age’ which is a little lackluster. On these pages,  we're likely to be called the 'Silver Generation'  with an attitude of positivity and action, with Sterling Silvers offering inspiration.


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Science Report: Living to 100 and Beyond

Researchers are starting to piece together a roadmap to end the one condition we’re all born with and for which there is no cure: aging. And though science cannot hold back the chronological sands of time and there is yet no magic elixir for living longer, some scientists predict that in our lifetime, medical advances will enable us to enjoy our centenarian years active, healthy, and well.

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