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What if everything you’ve been told about aging is wrong? Our culture tells us that aging will change us against our will, and for the worse. Internationally acclaimed longevity expert Dr. Bill Thomas argues that this is false. Joined by co-host and performer Nate Silas Richardson in the only “Physician and Musician” duo, The Aging Literacy Podcast challenges listeners to reject ageist stereotypes and explore aging as a vivid and enlivening process that presents us with extraordinary risks, and rewards.

What if everything you’ve been told about aging is wrong? Our culture tells us that aging will change us against our will, and for the worse. Internationally acclaimed longevity expert Dr. Bill Thomas argues that this is false. Joined by co-host and performer Nate Silas Richardson in the only “Physician and Musician” duo, The Aging Literacy Podcast challenges listeners to reject ageist stereotypes and explore aging as a vivid and enlivening process that presents us with extraordinary risks, and rewards.

Location:

United States

Description:

What if everything you’ve been told about aging is wrong? Our culture tells us that aging will change us against our will, and for the worse. Internationally acclaimed longevity expert Dr. Bill Thomas argues that this is false. Joined by co-host and performer Nate Silas Richardson in the only “Physician and Musician” duo, The Aging Literacy Podcast challenges listeners to reject ageist stereotypes and explore aging as a vivid and enlivening process that presents us with extraordinary risks, and rewards.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 003 - Loneliness and Aging + Evermore (part 2) - Sara McKee

5/16/2018
In an Aging Literacy first, Nate and Dr. Bill are joined by Sara McKee, founder of Evermore, who was in town from the UK! The three sit down for the second half of their conversation about loneliness, aging and independence. Sara digs into the concept behind her company, Evermore and what she has learned about the concept of "living life in color". This is part 2 of a 2 part conversation with Sara!

Duration:00:17:39

Episode 002 - Loneliness and Aging (part 1) - Sara McKee

4/24/2018
In an Aging Literacy first, Nate and Dr. Bill are joined by Sara McKee, founder of Evermore, who was in town from the UK! The three sit down for a conversation about loneliness, aging and the ever changing community and cultural structure of our times. Sara presents and discusses a model of interdependence that is centered around people and well being, instead of just cost. You may even learn a new way to use the word bonus. This is part 1 of a 2 part conversation with Sara, stay tuned...

Duration:00:15:07

Episode 001 - Sex After Sixty - Christina Pierpaoli Parker

3/20/2018
Older adults account for an increasing proportion of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, in the United States. Notwithstanding, sex after sixty continues to remain shrouded in silence. In this episode, doctoral student Christina Pierpaoli Parker discusses the reasons for and consequences of the scantiness of late life sexual health conversations, concluding with recommendations for increasing their visibility.

Duration:00:29:05