The Silver Tsunami
The stakes are high as boomers retire and put greater demands on the health-care system. In 2017, the U.S. population will hit a tipping point. For the first time, people age 65 and older will outnumber those under 18, according to the National Institute on Aging. This shift is known as “The Silver Tsunami.”
The Science of Design
One day last spring, a Nike executive was touring Oregon State University’s apparel design facilities. After being shown the textile lab, the thermal lab and the chemistry lab, he blurted out: “Oh my gosh! This is design with beakers!”
Partners in Rural Vitality
Beautiful landscapes may inspire us, but it takes more than scenery to create community vitality.
The Stress Paradox
Carolyn Aldwin has been privy to countless untold secrets, heartbreaking stories from war zones, hospital wards and prisoner-of-war camps. People from all walks of life have confided their everyday problems and their worst nightmares to her.
Are We There Yet?
It takes longer to become an adult today, and that passage is more complicated than in the past.
Aptitude For Aging
“As individuals age, they become increasingly like themselves.”