Even to call this a run is misleading: for many of us doing the race, the best that can be achieved is a steady walking pace up the slope and a cautious slow jog on the way down.
When neurologist Serge Gauthier first appeared in The ST in its early days, Alzheimer’s was thought to mostly affect old people, a consequence of strokes.
With civil war raging in Syria, Israel’s occupation of lands captured in 1967 and its refusal to abide by international law there has taken a back seat.
All dreams have a beginning.
Shirley, Sandra, and Gloria have a few things to say to publisher Barbara Moser.
“There’s a picture of me at 14 months, sitting on the stump of a tree holding a cat that was nearly bigger than me.”
We are all seniors, or seniors-to-be.
A reporter can rarely pick and choose to cover only what he wants, but at The Senior Times, I am almost always enthusiastic and engaged.
It is a story about courage and drive, about taking a huge risk to follow your passion, about not giving up even in the face of huge obstacles.
We were too young then to know that “elderly” is a word we would never want to use to describe ourselves.