Agency on Aging

Stories Worth Reading


"Despite all our well-intentioned attempts to help, to give back to our parents, we actually end up taking away one of the things they value the most: Their independence."  Through the Eyes of an Elder

“There’s a narrative out there that COVID-19 affects mostly older adults,” said Ashton Verdery, a co-author of the study and a professor of sociology and demography at Pennsylvania State University. “Our results highlight that these are not completely socially isolated people that no one cares about. They are integrally connected with their families, and their deaths will have a broad reach.”

2019 Influencers in Aging

Offering Your Time Has No Age Limit!

This Great-Grandmother Coaches an Olympic Champion