Ed and Retirement: Part I

Why Work? We just celebrated Labor Day, and I’ve been thinking a lot about my relationship to work. Claudia Shear’s play, Blown …

Ed and Independence: On My Own

In my effort to have these monthly missives reflect days or months that are observed annually, I considered Nectarine Month, National Drive …

Ed and Father’s Day

Father’s Day is this month. Two things come to mind: 1. Where are the men? In our Creative Aging workshops around the country, …

Ed and Older Americans Month

By Ed Friedman Old?…Yeah… So? May has been designated Older Americans Month (OAM) by the Administration on Aging since 1963.  OAM acknowledges …