New Age Aging

Introducing 'New Age Aging', a Growth-Works Television Production
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You may have noticed that our population is getting older. Within the next 20 years, we will see something human history has never seen before. By 2030, there will be more people over 60 years old than there are people age 20 and under. This will impact so much around us. There will be new options and avenues for health care and health maintenance. There will be new alternatives to when and how we retire from our first (or second) career. There will be innovative technological solutions that extend our connections, and keep us independent longer. Even the culture we live in, and the activities we engage in, will be significantly impacted by these demographic changes. Join me, Lee Mowatt, as I go on a journey of learning and discovery to see how the older generations will master themselves and their changing world. Join me on New Age Aging or visit us on our Facebook Page.

Episodes of New Age Aging

Episode 4 – Understanding and managing your medicare benefits

New Age Aging, Medicare, Ted O'Conner

The 4th episode of New Age Aging focuses on Medicare, the federal health insurance program primarily for people 65 years and older. This episode covers many hard-to-understand aspects of Medicare including enrollment choices, coverage anomalies, enrollment penalties, Medigap policies, Part D drug plans, Medicare Advantage choices, plus much more. See the Table of Contents for the video to view a full listing of topics mentioned in this episode.

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Episode 3 – Dating after 60

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Growth-Works is pleased to release the 3rd episode of New Age Aging. This episode gives a broad view of what dating for older people might be like and how to begin this journey in a manner that is likely to meet with success. The episode explores how much we understand ourselves and how much we know what we are looking for. It offers information and tips on successful flirting, an introduction to online dating, and showcases a couple who met online after reaching 60 years old.

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Episode 2 – Volunteerism and the older adult

This episode of New Age Aging explores what it means for older adults to volunteer their time and skills for the benefit of others, and/or to promote a passion or cause. The discussion and video clips uncover the benefits of volunteering, how to find a wide range of domestic volunteering opportunities, how to evaluate volunteering organizations, and suggests a few do’s and don’ts when getting involved with volunteering opportunities.

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Episode 1:  Assistive Technology- Supporting the older generations

  • This episode of New Age Aging features a closer look at how technological advances are being employed to assist the older generations.  Assistive Technology is an expanding field using technology to address the day-to-day living issues of older people. Guest Stacy Driscoll opens us to a world of possibilities in addressing challenges with hearing, vision, memory, mobility, and medication-compliance. Several products are demonstrated to help the viewer understand how such products could be used.

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Regular Contributors to New Age Aging

Growth-Works would like to acknowledge the regular contributions of the following people or groups in the production of New Age Aging:

  • Access Nashua TV – Recording studios, Advisor
  • Renee Lau – Advisor, Photography, Videographer, Planning,  Show Roadie, etc.
  • Debra Mowatt – Miscellaneous Services, Show Roadie, etc.
  • Dan Young – Videographer, Advisor, etc.


Upcoming Topic Pursuits

Aging in Place, Aging in Community
Exploring the “aging in place” and a variety of community concepts that support the older generations.
Social
Social connections – combating isolation, loneliness and connecting the the world around us.
 
Our digital lives
Managing our online presence after death
Health and Fitness
The Alzheimer’s specter
Working and Volunteering
Post-retirement careers

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