Tag: Aging

  • 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 […]

  • Wayne Channon

    It was my surprise encounter with the stealthy, destructive ageism beast that got me going with The Big Middle more than a year ago. My story is here on my […]

  • Sir Muir Gray

    We didn’t know it a century ago but we know it now: age is malleable. No more is chronological age a signifier of anything beyond how many birthdays you’ve been […]

  • Peter Mangan

    There’s a silent but alarming epidemic of loneliness and social isolation across the rich world across all ages. The World Health Organization now lists lack of social support networks as […]

  • Martin Hyde

    This time on The Big Middle, we’re homing in on the intersection of rapid population ageing and globalisation – the two biggest social transformations of our times. How does the […]

  • Jeremy King

    A trailblazing effort to attract older workers to the restaurant trade is why this episode of The Big Middle sees me happily installed in the splendour of The Delaunay grand […]

  • Margaret Morganroth Gullette

    You’re about to hear from an anti-ageism voice most powerful, with a reach that’s truly global. Margaret Morganroth Gullette’s many books and essays about ageing and ageism – especially in […]

  • Stuart Lewis

    There is an ocean of statistics swishing around these days on the degree of takeup in rich countries of the renewable asset of mature workers. In the UK, the adjective […]

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