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Leisure, Music and Ageism — Music can unite us too

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It wasn’t that long ago, in the 19th and early 20th centuries, that music was universally enjoyed. Classical, operatic and jazz music were enjoyed by people of all ages; listening to the gramophone in the parlour, going to a classical … Continue reading

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Ageism Goes Both Ways

Having worked for many years in geriatric health care, I believed that ageism, age-related discrimination, happened most often towards older adults. It was only when I began my interview project “Our Thoughts on Aging” in 2010 that I realized that … Continue reading

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The Power of Leisure: Part 2

During a leisurely evening stroll last May in search of the beguiling Super-moon, its bright fullness peaked out from behind the roofs and at that breath-taking moment, I also noticed a folded $20 bill on the sidewalk (read the story … Continue reading

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