Posts tagged "elderly"

9 Old People Things That I Love

I am not young at heart. I’m pretty sure I’m old at heart. I’m pretty sure that, deep within me, there’s a crotchety but lovable 84-year-old woman trying to nudge me with her walker toward the best possible life. I use words like “hullaballoo” in casual conversation. I think things are “newfangled.” I view television

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 1, 2015

Japan Builds Robot Bears To Care For The Elderly

File this under “things the elderly get that I want now in my 30s.” The “Robear” designed by Japanese robotics company RIKEN is primarily designed to lift elderly patients out of bed and into wheelchairs, taking off the strenuous burden that normally rests on human caregivers. Japan is expecting a large elderly population in the…

Katrin Higher / March 1, 2015

Elderly People Dancing To “Turn Down For What” Will Get You Through Tuesday

I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: I love old people. Old people and babies are my weaknesses. So imagine my excitement when I stumbled upon Tastefully Offensive’s video called “Senior Citizens Dancing to ‘Turn Down For What.'” Just as you’d imagine, the video is a compilation of dozens of old people getting…

Katie Oldenburg / November 18, 2014

Rock On, Grandma: Style Blog Of Elderly Fashionistas Is My New Guilty Pleasure

I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: I love old people. Aside from their I-don’t-give-a-fuck attitude about life in general, their fashion choices never cease to amaze me. As my grandparents get older, I’ve noticed that my grandfather’s pants just keep getting higher and higher, but my grandma— well, she’s another story. For…

Katie Oldenburg / August 31, 2014

American Apparel’s Latest Lingerie Model Is A Gorgeous, Grey-Haired 62-Year-Old

American Apparel’s latest lingerie model is gorgeous, standing at six-feet tall with long hair and beautiful full lips.

She is also 62.

Jacky O’Shaughnessey is modeling once again for American Apparel, only this time she stripped down for their lingerie line. The tagline on Jacky’s beautiful image reads, “Sexy has no…

Jessica Wakeman / January 30, 2014

China Says To Go See Your Parents … Or Else

A lot of parents play the guilt card if you don’t visit enough. You never write! You never call, either! But China will actually fine you or throw you in jail for not stopping by to visit Mom and Dad. The country is having some pretty big problems with its population: as the number of…

Mary Odell / July 2, 2013

Backyard “Granny Pods” Now Available For The Unwanted Elderly

Are your elderly parents hogging the remote too often? Are you tired of watching spit dribble down your grandma’s chin as she sits quietly at the head of your family dinner table? Is your grandpa’s hollering getting to be too much?

If yes, then it’s time to send them into your backyard with…

Daley Quinn / November 28, 2012

A 77-Year-Old Gets A Sex Change

In the wake of Chasity Bono’s big decision to have gender reassignment surgery, a transgender center in Maryland says they are busier than ever. One client on their roster is Renee Ramsay, formerly Richard—a 77-year-old man becoming a woman. No Friskians, that was no typo: 77. But doctors say that although the sex-change surgery i…

Ami Angelowicz / July 28, 2009

Fountain Of Youth Found: 10 Reasons NOT To Live Longer

Scientists are developing a “fountain of youth” pill from a chemical found in the soil on Easter Island. In testing, animals have lived 38 percent longer than expected as a result of the chemical. The development of an anti-aging pill sounds like a great idea — Juan Ponce de Leon dedicated a great deal of…

Annika Harris / July 10, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Wedding Weight, An Oral Sex Contest, And Elderly Email Users

More than half of the 272 women survey in a Cornell University study said they’d be willing to use extreme dieting methods to meet their wedding weight goals, and one in five women in a Fitness magazine survey of 1,000 brides said they’d postpone their wedding if they didn’t met their weight goal. [Women’s eNews]…

Catherine Strawn / July 14, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Aging Gracefully, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s Husband, and Ivana Trump’s Wedding

Life lesson from The Golden Girls: Socializing with friends and family can improve cognition and might prevent dementia in older women, according to a study in The American Journal of Public Health. [Medical News Today]…

Catherine Strawn / June 4, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Kristin Davis Designs, The Uninsured, And Old People

Kristin Davis is launching a fashion line in association with Belk, a department store chain, where she shopped growing up. “It was the nicest store we had, and I’d save my allowance to go to Belk.” [AHN]…

Catherine Strawn / June 3, 2008