Aging & Consciousness: A Dramatic Transformation

My new blog post on Aging and Consciousness is now up on The Center for Mind-Body Medicine ( website:

As a longstanding educator and researcher in the field of aging, I have seen a dramatic transformation from a focus on “what’s wrong” as we grow older to “what’s possible”!  I see this not only in my professional life but in connections with amazing elders such as 91 year- old Erica Leon, a Holocaust survivor who emigrated to Los Angeles from Hungary in her 70s and started painting when she re-connected with her long-lost fiancee from before WWII who was an art instructor!  Now arthritis inhibits her ability to paint, but not to write poetry or to Skype her family daily in Hungary.


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