My extremely competent now 80-year old mother is deft with email, and carries her flip phone with her everywhere she goes.  She's no Luddite; she just doesn't want to be prisoner of a "smartphone."  Lately she's been menaced by text--the presumption that she, along with...

No matter our numerical age, we share something in common: We are all getting older. No one aims to grow old ungracefully; there are factors that are certainly out of our control; but we've learned by watching people who navigate the process of aging better...

Are you on the "wrong side of 40," as writer Lydia DePillis describes it in her piece in this week's Washington Post story on ageism in the workplace?  Are you a "closeted old person," as one person profiled describes herself?  In your quest for work, have...