Age is a state of mind with Connie Corley
Streamed live February 10th
00:00 introductions and mechanics
04:20 Echo! And onward reference to fielding.edu for Connie’s program and on radio “Experience Talks!on KPFP in LA or experience talks.org
06:16 Connie “reports” on a conference from a week before where the AARP and the motion picture industry joined forces to help older people with loneliness
08:40 Do we just tell ourselves we’re OK alone, or not. Mark and Heidi tell short tales from their past.
10:10 Connie’s adaptation of the “4 Aces” model
14:08 “Age is a state of mind.” the visit to the cardio ward
16:10 The Senior Moment phrase, replace with Senior Momentum!
17:14 Internalized stereotypes of ageing and attitude
19:10 Acknowledging watchers
21:40 Feelings about “anti-ageing” concepts and vocabulary
23:07 Mark exhibits symptoms of age by his absence! (Full disclosure here!) Then back to looking one’s age, shying away from older people, isolating them
25:30 Connie’s project: Cruzando Puentes (Crossing Bridges) very interesting interaction between older and younger people.
27:30 A summer conference of IAGG-2017 (international Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics in San Francisco July 24-26. Connie is promoting and participating in a drumming experiment. Heidi goes on to extol the virtues of music and singing. There’s more to us than what we simply “think”.
32:15 Whatever you thinking about now will affect how you feel next! Connie promotes silence and meditation. Older adults is the “preferred “ term in gerontology. Imagined effects of various terms. “The richness of paradox”
40:35 More terms: being a “kid” – second adolescence, etc. It goes on!
41:45 More watcher input on terms; “seniors” is ever less popular
45:10 Changing demographics and what they portend. What shall we do?
46:50 Connie’s vision for older people, some self-imposed limitations
49:45 Final thoughts, thank you’,s goodbye’s and invitations to the “aftershow” on our Facebook show on our Masterminding Integral Ageing page.