Monthly Archives: August 2015

Age when the Wit is Out

Death has become an acceptable and even a fashionable topic.  Conversations about death are becoming speculations about the amenities of bland final visits to Holland or Switzerland. Very soon, as entrepreneurs recognize and grasp the rich opportunities, such cosy suburban deaths … Continue reading

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Living (nearly) forever

Even for Aging Studies August is the Silly Season.  What people really want to be told about old age is how to avoid it entirely or, paradoxically, how to prolong it indefinitely by putting off dying as long as possible. … Continue reading

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