Tag: Ageing

  • What it means, how it feels to grow old (REPLAY)

    Another summer holiday replay for you this week. This one’s a gem, a favourite. It’ll get you thinking about the road ahead if you’ve not quite managed to shift your […]

  • Jonathan Rauch (REPLAY)

    “The midlife slump is very often, literally, about nothing.”  One of the many observations of Jonathan Rauch from our conversation about his book The Happiness Curve in December of 2018. […]

  • Georgie Lee + Colum Lowe

    We know the global population is rapidly ageing. We know longevity scientists are busy developing restorative treatments as they redefine ageing as a disease. It’s that medical model of steady […]

  • Tina Woods encore

    I’m calling this episode Taking Your Shot. It’s what my guest Tina Woods said about her motivation and determination when we first met nearly two years ago, right after she’d […]

  • Kyrié Carpenter + Ryan Backer

    It’s often said ageism is the last socially-sanctioned prejudice. Our failure to confront it and make it as unacceptable as racism, sexism and ableism sets us up for our own […]

  • Surviving COVID: Metabolic Health

    How to survive COVID by optimising your metabolic health. Eat real food. Ditch sugar. Avoid ultra-processed rubbish ‘food’; it’s addictive and keeps you hungry. Manage your stress with sleep and […]

  • Thomas R. Cole

    Mining the minds of elite American men in their 80s and 90s for answers to life’s big questions isn’t really the done thing these days. This is a time when […]

  • Louise Aronson

    Anyone with even a passing interest in longevity, the healthcare crisis, and the cultural context of ageing has heard of my guest, American geriatrician Louise Aronson. Her groundbreaking book Elderhood: […]

  • Margaret Morganroth Gullette

    I’m calling this one Ageism and The Virus. The coronavirus pandemic has introduced all of us to the concept of flattening the curve. We stay at home to help stop […]

  • Dr Linda Fried

    A virus-light episode once more. This isn’t only because I’m finally seeing the back of a tiresome head cold/flu combo – no cough, no fever so it seems not COVID […]

  • Dr Nir Barzilai

      Wishing you good health and low anxiety while sticking to plan here at The Big Middle, despite the dystopian reality of now. I’m sharing another of my interviews with […]

  • Prof Lynne Cox

    On The Big Middle this week with me, Susan Flory, thought food as promised from yet another distinguished innovator in healthy longevity. Dr Lynne Cox is a biochemistry professor at […]

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