Good neighbors can make you live longer

Good neighbors can make you live longer
Living close to family members or friends you know well can make you physically healthier and help you age more slowly. This revelation about the value of good neighbours came in a new study by scientists from the universities of East Anglia and Leeds in the UK, and Groningen in The Netherlands. The research showed that ...

UK’s Intergenerational Election

UK's Intergenerational Election
The June 8 poll in the UK has been called “the intergenerational election”. This is because young people came out in record numbers to vote. What’s more, the majority of them voted for the geezer on the ballot. Oldest UK leader wins youth vote The latest British election set a new trend towards political cooperation ...

“For You” = especially for me?

“For You” – that was the tag on a present I recently received. It wasn’t giftwrapped and tied with a ribbon, but delivered to me digitally. It was a collection of music put together especially for me. Kind of like those mixtapes we used to make back in the pre-digital era. Algo-Rhythm “For You” was ...

Get old, get happy 1

Get old, get happy
Do we really get happier as we get older? A new study shows this to be true – more than ever. My New Old Self is on record as being a sucker for any claim that starts with the words “A new study shows…” I also confessed in a past blog post to being unduly compelled by ...

My New Old Self Debuts in Hard Copy 1

My New Old Self Debuts in Hard Copy
My New Old Self launched a real world version of this online blog – with a column in the local newspaper.   Can’t read a word of the column above? It was easy enough to make the blog-to-newspaper transition, but it’s harder to go the other way. A newspaper column’s dimensions are hard to fit ...