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Age without Ageism

SUSAN FARLING was a guest in our CONSCIOUS AGEING show. You don’t have to be old to be a victim of ageism. Ageism is the lens through which we see people: either someone is "too young" or "too old", rarely "just right" in terms of AGE and this can vary from one moment to the other dependent on the context of the situation. I am sure you have met many of those moments where you were told such a verdict: Teens are too young to have a bank account but too old for playing with dolls or toy cars. In our times in which pretty soon for every younger person there are 2 people over 60 the topic AGEISM becomes ever more important because older people will be the clear majority [...]

How to keep the brain alive and make longevity easy

Can you do something for longevity? Singing together for performance There are many proven ways to keep our brains alive and to work towards longevity. For instance engaging in music, especially in singing, is a good way to enhance the connection between the two brain hemispheres. If you sing in a choir there is the additional benefit the social connection with the others and the flow experiences when you participate in an exhibition. Hands of an older person playing the piano Playing the piano is commonly known as one of the most challenging tasks for the brain, especially when played at first sight: you need to translate what you see in no time into your 10 fingers. Imagine an organ player who is using his feet, too, independently from [...]

By |2017-04-03T10:07:12+01:00February 13th, 2017|Blog Posts, collected articles|0 Comments

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