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Pasture-izing and Homogen-izing Our Elders! Does it Make You Scream or Sing?

The real secret to aging well is creativity and complexity

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Why do dairy cows come to mind when I think of how older people are often perceived? I think it has something to do with the processes of pasteurization and homogenization. What I mean is that we often put, or expect, our older folk to go…

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“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Jen Gippel PhD

Jen Gippel PhD

Ph.D. Finance, MSc Creativity Studies | Combining science and personal experience I write about Aging, Creativity, and Life.

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