Tag: retirement

Hollywood Goes Gray With Films About Aging

Two of 2012’s best movies tackle the topic of getting older with honesty, humor and compassion. Two Must-See Films About Aging: Dustin Hoffman makes his directorial debut–as a septuagenarian no less–with “Quartet,” a funny and poignant tale of aging musicians living in a retirement home for retired opera singers. “What is it like to be… Read more »

NPR’s “End of Life” Series Dies Today

Actually NPR’s series is not on its death bed but this will be the last day you can catch the series live on the air. Don’t fret because you can find the pod-casts for this week long series (Oct. 17-Oct. 25) that explores aging and the end of life on NPR’s website.  Many of us… Read more »

Sweet Lou Retires to Care for Ailing Mother

After 3,548 baseball games in the outfield and from the dugout, baseball player and manager Lou Piniella announced Sunday he would retire from the Chicago Cubs to care for his 90-year-old mother in Florida. “I cried a little bit after the game. You get emotional. I’m sorry, I’m not trying to be,” the Chicago Cubs… Read more »



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