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My Elderly Space

A look at the remarkable lives of the elderly


Elderly folks are hurtful (but honest!)

We all know that grandparents are a source of good, honest advice. As it turns out, this is not only the result of years of experience, but possibly because of their decline in executive function. So next time you ask your grandma how you look in that dress, be prepared for the honest truth...

Read about this at Scientific American


Hazel is running for mayor again! Go, Hazel!!

In announcing her 12th, and apparently final, run for mayor of Mississauga, Ontario, Hazel McCallion (age 89) showed she had one more political fight left in her with a remarkable plea to voters to support candidates who would work with her, putting the interests of the city before themselves. Go, Hazel, go!