In this series of short teachings, Zen teacher Lewis Richmond helps us to face Buddhism’s “Five Great Fears,” starting with the fear of death.
There is a sacred dimension to growing old. In the face of aging and dying, we can call upon practice to sustain and inspire us.
Old age forces you to let go of one damn thing after another! But as Susan Moon learns from her mother, it can also be a golden opportunity.
Taking her newborn to an assisted living facility, Misha Becker discovers the mysterious kinship between the very old and the very young.
Susan Moon on the benefits of growing old, and why we should embrace aging.
Simplifying, forgiving, and letting go — Stan Goldberg on working toward the good death.
Many people look at the aging population as a problem, but Theodore Roszak thinks it could result in a wiser and more caring society.
Usually when I think of diversity, I think of ethnic and socioeconomic realities. But generational diversity is also crucial for any community to flourish.
When Meg Federico helped start up a program for lonely older people and their caregivers, she didn’t know what she was getting into.