Unique suburban daycare program benefits young and old

Senior home bridges generational gaps– by bringing a childcare center into an assisted living building. Read the full story here: http://wgntv.com/2016/07/19/unique-suburban-daycare-program-benefits-young-and-old/

Rise in number of older Americans on the job and hours worked

The Pew Research Center is a Washington, DC-based center focusing on public opinion polling, demographic research and content analysis. The center analyzed employment data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and found nearly 19 percent of Americans age 65 and older – almost 9 million seniors – reported working full- or…

Grandmas go glam for photo session

FARGO – Grace Nelson, 89, whispers to 92-year-old Irene Klenow. “You look really pretty,” she says. Klenow is wearing a colorful, feathery hat and a brown fur stole. She poses for the camera.  “It feels exciting,” Klenow says. “It’s been a long time since I’ve had my photo taken.” Read the full story here: http://www.inforum.com/shesays/4026362-grandmas-go-glam-photo-session

Quiz time! Test your knowledge about aging in Minnesota

We are excited that several visitors to the new Face Aging MN website have taken the Aging IQ quiz. The quiz asks five questions to test knowledge about aging in Minnesota. So far, participants scored high on two of the questions. In fact, 79 percent of them correctly answered the question: “By 2030, what percentage…

App allows you to picture yourself aging…in seconds

Have you ever gazed in the mirror and wondered what you could look like in your golden years? Have you wondered how society’s perceptions of you will change when you look older? The AgingBooth app, available for download on iTunes or Google Play, lets you see an older version of yourself. It takes your photo…