aging http://kalw.org en Pioneer Tom Nolan on Aging Gays http://kalw.org/post/pioneer-tom-nolan-aging-gays <p><font size="2" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Tom Nolan ran Project Open Hand for almost two decades. He's the chairman of the MUNI board. But his passion is gay rights and right now it's the plight of the city's gay seniors that has his attention. Marilyn Pittman talks with Tom about the findings of the&nbsp;LGBT Aging&nbsp;Policy Task Force, &nbsp;What is the state of the city's gay elders? What kinds of challenges do they face that others don't? &nbsp;You might be surprised. &nbsp;Thursday, April 10, 2014, &nbsp;at 7pm. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:51:33 +0000 Marilyn Pittman 42202 at http://kalw.org Pioneer Tom Nolan on Aging Gays Sights and Sounds of Bayview: Dancing with the ladies in line http://kalw.org/post/sights-and-sounds-bayview-dancing-ladies-line <p></p><p><strong>Watch:</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jIPmQFHkjdo" width="420"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On a wide street full of work spaces, lined with cars and no trees in sight is the Dr. George W. Davis Senior Center. It’s the one building on the block where there’s constant activity. Laughter pours out of the cafeteria which for now has been turned into a dance floor.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:28 +0000 Leila Day 34819 at http://kalw.org Sights and Sounds of Bayview: Dancing with the ladies in line Living with HIV as a senior http://kalw.org/post/living-hiv-senior <p></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 01:29:34 +0000 Jasmin Lopez 39297 at http://kalw.org Living with HIV as a senior New study aims to promote choir singing for healthy aging http://kalw.org/post/new-study-aims-promote-choir-singing-healthy-aging <p class="p1"><em>The audio for this story is temporarily unavailable.</em></p><p class="p1">Miguel Garcia has tears in his eyes while he’s singing a an old Righteous Brothers tune. This song brings back memories. He’s wearing a red Manchester United jersey, navy blue track pants and bright green flip flops. &nbsp;Sixty one year old Garcia is &nbsp;used to having a microphone in front of him, so he begins belting out a medley of his favorite songs. He says that his past was at times, well, unhealthy.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 01:44:59 +0000 Angela Johnston 39072 at http://kalw.org New study aims to promote choir singing for healthy aging Philosophy Talk takes on the Challenges of an Aging Population http://kalw.org/post/philosophy-talk-takes-challenges-aging-population <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>All over the world, people are living longer and having fewer children than ever before. In less than two decades, one fifth of the US population will be over 65 years old. So what do these radically changed demographics mean for how we re-imagine the shape of a human life? Should we think of the rapidly increasing older population as a blessing or a burden? Sat, 23 Nov 2013 19:24:28 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 36310 at http://kalw.org Philosophy Talk takes on the Challenges of an Aging Population