Always at the forefront of ageing technologies, Japan never ceases to amaze and amuse.
Tickets for the SINGAPORE ARTS FESTIVAL 2012 have gone on sale and one show called The Best Sex I’ve Ever Had caught my eye. The play asks adults aged 65 years and above to speak candidly about the best sex they’ve ever had. And the worst. And everything else inbetween. Some of the participants are […]
Singpaore is a city that tries hard to be age friendly but often misses the mark. Their whole “Active Ageing” initiative is, by definition, ageist in my opinion. Here’s another example of cringe-inducing targeting. “Theatre For Seniors”. (But note the “Theatre for all ages” climb down next to the headline). I suspect this age-limiting title […]
An unlikely pairing of a 37-year-old agnostic comedian and the 75-year-old Catholic priest have lent their support to the aged care industry’s united election campaign in a bid to get people talking about the older people who have had an impact on their life. The core idea around “Grand” (Grand parents etc) is fun a […]
Telstra (Australia’s leading telco) BigPond internet business is turning its attention to ageing Australians in a bid to convert them to broadband in the company’s first dedicated pitch to lure the “grey” market online. The company has just launched the seventh episode of the popular, award winning BigPond TV ad series – But this time […]
Referring to an older (40+) woman who dates younger men, I think it’s time to formally recognize the term ‘Cougar’ as part of the growing boomer vocabulary and further evidence that boomers are going to change the way we think about ageing. I think it’s great. If you’re puzzled by all this, take a look […]