River’s Edge community blog.

Hear from River’s Edge team members and guest contributors about what is happening in and around our community and our special take on positive aging and ageism issues. We will also highlight unique cultural and educational programs, recap on-campus events, offer progress reports on the building of River’s Edge, and feature biographies about Founders Club members.

Welcome to the 100-year life where 80 is the new 60

Close your eyes and ask yourself, “How old do I feel on the inside?” If you’re like most people past age 50, you probably feel, on average, about 20 to 30 years younger than your chronological age. Compared to the Silent Generation, if you’re a…

Living on the River: A great place to harness the positive health effects of Blue Mind and Green Time

Have you heard of the Blue Mind theory? It’s a hypothesis popularized by writer and researcher Wallace J. Nichols in his 2014 book Blue Mind, where he details how the mind enters a meditative state when you are near, in, under, or on the water….

The significance of social networks and friendships as we age

What can Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin teach us about friendship in later life? Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin have been friends for more than 40 years dating back to their first movie together in 1980 called “9 to 5”. Recently these two long-time friends…

The importance of having a Life Plan

Planning ahead is planning to succeed—especially when it comes to successful aging. If you are reading this blog, you’re probably a planner already. So, kudos! Here’s a news flash, dear planner: You should plan to live for at least 100 years. If your health is…

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