Bouncing Forward, Not Backward—A New Look at Resilience

The rubber band is often used as the metaphor for resilience. It indicates that once pushed beyond what you can handle, with resilience, you eventually bounce back to where you are. But is bouncing back the right metaphor? Will anything ever be the same for the miners who were trapped in the Chilean mines? Or for those devastated by recent events in Japan?

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How Age Biased Are You?

I have been part of a group that is trying to establish a national institute which we are tentatively calling the Institute of the Ages. Some community leaders have commented that people don’t want to be part of something that suggests aging. That led me to conclude that age bias is alive and well. There are two aspects of age bias.Editorial Controls
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