We can’t stop the aging process, but it doesn’t have to be so scary! From senior mermaids to dogs who can sniff out seizures, and using virtual reality to travel the countryside, this circle will show you that it’s still an amazing world out there for all ages!

This circle is paired with our #ConspiracyofGoodness theme of the month for June 2019. Click the button below to read the edition of our Conspiracy Chronicles newsletter all about aging with grace and support!

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Aging Gracefully Alongside Your Loved Ones

16 minutes

[ #ConspiracyofGoodness ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

What if love and laughter could replace some of the struggles we face as our loved ones age and their memories decline? Could we see them and ourselves in new ways? Here are some insights from caretakers who have found ways to bring their relationships to life with a little creativity.
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Haenyeo: Korea’s Aging Mermaids

17 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Meet the Haenyeo, Korea's sea women. These women, many of whom are grandmothers, take to the sea everyday freediving for their livelihood.
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Grandma Has a New Best Friend: ElliQ

15 minutes

[ #ConspiracyofGoodness ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Seniors that feel a sense of loneliness and isolation are at an increased risk of health complications, dementia, and death. But there's good news, a company called Intuition Robotics has created a robot designed to help elderly people feel less lonley and more connected!
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How a High School in a Nursing Home is Changing Lives

6 minutes

[ #ConspiracyofGoodness ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

What if we saw this new wave of people reaching retirement as a new generation of mentors? Connecting youth and older adults has remarkable benefits for everyone! Heres how one program is helping lead the way for whats possible.
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So, What’s it like to Grow Older?

7 minutes

[ Happiness & Hope ]

By Sam Burns

We have something that's going to make you feel a whole lot better about growing older. These masters of aging gracefully and keeping your spirit lively have a few tips for us all!
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What if You Could Record All of Your Memories?

25 minutes

[ Innovation ]

By Sam Burns

Want more control over your life? This piece of wearable technology may help us all do just that by recording our experiences. The creator of this innovation tells us all about the ways this can be utilized, from understanding ourselves better, to making better decisions, to assisting Alzheimer's patients. Check this out!
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Your Memories and Your Music

11 minutes

[ Dance ]

By Dr. Lynda

"Music memories" might turn out to be your fountain of youth when aging takes a tole on your brain function. Fascinating!
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What Can We Do to Keep Our Life Memories?

28 minutes

[ #ConspiracyofGoodness ]

By Sam Burns

So many small moments happen in our lives that make it amazing. But those moments tend to sneak by us and are easily forgotten and outsized by the bad times. How can we keep them fresh? And then pass them along to our loved ones?
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Discovering Hope When Things Seem Hopeless

14 minutes

[ #ConspiracyofGoodness ]

By Dr. Lynda

How can we change our mindsets and find hope when all seems hopeless? This amazing TED Talk from Peta Murchinson might open your eyes to see the light once again.
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Capturing the Scents of Our Loved Ones

8 minutes

[ Art ]

By Sam Burns

Could we forever find comfort in our loved one's smells? Artist and scientist Ani Liu is capturing their scents and creating perfumes (or small time capsules) out of them! See the impact this could have as she brings us through her lab!
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Using Light as a Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease!

30 minutes

[ #ConspiracyofGoodness ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Remarkable science alert! Scientists have recently found a therapy for Alzheimer's that uses light to reverse some of the symptoms of the disease!
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How Old Are You really?

5 minutes

[ Education Enrichment ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

How old are you? Are you sure? Biology is showing us that our real age isn't as old as we think, and this is leading us to ask some big questions!
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