INTERESTING LINKS

Journey With Me Too :  https://journeywithmetoo.wordpress.com/     “One woman’s journey within, towards the future and around Europe.”   Debbie King’s blog.

AgeEsteem :   http://www.ageesteem.com/about-ageesteem/   Age Esteem envisions a world where age and aging are celebrated and people of all ages are recognized as important, contributing members of society.

University of the Third Age :     You can check out U3A on these sites and many others around the world :  u3a.org.uk/           u3a.org.uk-worldwide-lifelong-learning-links            Virtual U3A

The Wheel of Wellbeing “WOW”  : This site describes the factors can contribute to wellbeing as being like the spokes on a wheel, a Wheel Of Wellbeing (hence WOW).   The 6 factors we need to pay attention to are:  Body Mind Spirit People Places and Planet.  www.wheelofwellbeing.org  

Now Teach : the UK charity helping older people into a teaching career : http://nowteach.org.uk/

Lifelong learning :  free courses on www.futurelearn.com

The American media site Next Avenue,  a “journalism service for America’s booming older population which aims to meet the needs and unleash the potential of older Americans through the power of media”.     http://www.nextavenue.org/            

TED talk by psychologist Laura Carstensen entitled : Older people are happier.   TED talk     Laura Carstensen shows research that demonstrates that as people get older they become happier, more content, and have a more positive outlook on the world.