General Interest Resources



Empathic Listening: Listening First Aid
by Gregorio Billikopf Encina.

Improving Family Communication: Take Charge
A Publication of Iowa State University Extension.

Public Conversations (Blog)


Advanced Style: (Blog): Blogger Ari Seth Cohen writes, “I roam the streets of New York looking for the most stylish and creative older folks. Respect your elders and let these ladies and gents teach you a thing or two about living life to the fullest. Advanced Style offers proof from the wise and silver-haired set that personal style advances with age.”

Get Rich Slowly: (Blog)

Over 65: Seniors Seeking Solutions for Health Care and Security: (Blog): The demands of our aging society, medically and economically, pose unprecedented problems. They require reform of the health care system and of policies and practices that impact our economic security. They no less require a rethinking of the progress-driven, technology-hungry model of medicine that feeds that system and consumes a large share of resources.

The Life Optimist: (Blog)

Think Simple Now: (Blog)

Wise Bread: (Blog)


The Happiness Project: (Blog) Daily adventures in pursuit of happiness by the author of a memoir by the same name.

Spousonomics: (Blog) Common-sense advice, served with humor, to help you preserve your marriage (or intimate relationship).