The Sound and Volume of Silence: “The Whisperer”
The Sound and Volume of Silence: “The Whisperer” by L.T. Force, Ph.D. Gerontologist Noise….action....technology….loud and fast….and more noise….it is the rhythm of the day.... more noise….multi-tasking….fast….it is the rhythm of the day….fast-paced - moving in circles. We all know people who fit this profile….’multi-taskers’….’jugglers of life-events’….'moving in circles'….and then I have a friend. My friend - walks quietly….speaks quitely….thinks deeply….thinks about what sh
“The Recalibration of Perception”: Thank-you Ram Das!!!!....Thank-you Konrad Lorenz!!!!
“The Recalibration of Perception”: Thank-you Ram Das!!!!....Thank-you Konrad Lorenz!!!! by L.T. Force, Ph.D., Gerontologist These are interesting times - for all of us. Times where the: "predictable" and "standards of interpersonal exchange” - are altered. During this last week, a number of events have occurred that provide testimony to this belief. Early in the week, I had a conversation with an extended family member. I love her dearly - however, it is no secret we look at
The “COVIDITIZING” of Later Behavior
The “COVIDITIZING” of Later Behavior by L. T. Force, Ph.D., Gerontologist We are now living in the world of COVID-19....a Coronavirus. In this world, there are new rules and new mannerisms associated with the rituals of: “social engagement”....it is a new universe today for all of us. What once was considered to be the: “normal rhythm of our day”, i.e., going to work, going to school, going to church, going to the stores/malls, going to sporting events.....going to _________
The Gift: The Power of Self-Entertainment
The Gift: The Power of Self-Entertainment by L.T. Force, Ph.D., Gerontologist I once had a conversation with a next-door neighbor - on Cape Cod. He was an elderly European man - a man who had witnessed and lived in a variety of cultures across his lifetime. We had a mutual neighbor who lived across the road. I will give him the name of: 'Joe'. It was obvious 'Joe' had a problem with the use of alcohol. You could detect this problem when observing the actions, behavior and aff