Want to know more about loneliness? Watch this short animation, narrated by the late Lynda Bellingham from the Friends of the Elderly

This video demonstrates the motivational interviewing approach in a medical setting. This approach can also be used by peer specialists to promote healthy behaviors. 

Sigur Rós - Hoppípolla

There is no age limit on adventure, imagination, fun, and a little bit of mischief.

This film is a part of Sanctuary's campaign to get women to Relax, Breathe and #LetGo. Elder women give wise advice and encourage women to slow down and enjoy the precious moments in life. 

This two minute trailer for the documentary Alive Inside shows the revitalizing powers of music as it touches the souls of older adults.

The Penn Memory Center at Penn Medicine understands the important role caregivers play for those living with Alzheimer's.  The Penn Memory Center also offers support groups and classes for caregivers. 

Ida Pieracci is a San Jose Country Club legend. At 102 years of age, she holds the course record with eleven holes-in-one and is still regularly playing golf today. What's the key to a long, happy life? "Just being a good kid!"

From NIH Senior Health

See a description of 4 advance directives which are important to have as one ages. For more information, visit the End of Life topic at www.nihseniorhealth.gov, the health and wellness website for older adults from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

January, 2016

Present Perfect:

This 5 minute trailer for the documentary Present Perfect shows an Intergenerational Learning Center in Seatle, WA that incorporates a preschool in a nursing home

June, 2015

Junk Mail

A short documentary about a 98 year old woman from Erie, Pennsylvania goes viral

October, 2015

Funny Prayer about Getting Old at the Caregiver of the Year Dinner

April, 2010

Vikram Patel: Mental health for all by involving all

TED Talk, June, 2012

Brené Brown: The Power of Empathy

This audio is from a talk Brené Brown gave at the RSA in 2013 on vulnerability. Empathy is why Peer Specialists are so impactful!

Jared Diamond: How societies can grow old better

TED Talk, March, 2013