World’s Oldest Adult: Interview
Ever wondered about the history of the world’s oldest adult and how he makes it through the holiday season given a rigorous travel schedule? For a tongue and cheek conversation with Santa Claus, click here for this Aging Matters interview
. Santa, known as St. Nicholas and Father Christmas among other names, is 1136 years old. He met Mrs. Claus, who is a mere youngster at 1136, at a reindeer farm in Lapland. To learn the origin of his red suit, how he explains the presence of numerous “Clauses” in department stores and movie theatres, and other trivia, enjoy this fun interview.
Outside the holiday season, AGING MATTERS radio, a weekly interview program on Arlington's community radio station WERA - LP Arlington 96.7 FM features guests with expertise about aging related subjects of interest to older adults and their families. Every Tuesday from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, host Cheryl Beversdorf interviews experts about issues that help older adults live longer and better. To learn more about AGING MATTERS radio and TV, visit www.agingmattersonline.com
. Information about all radio programs can be found on the “Radio” page.
Learning to Stay Connected through Technology
Reston for a Lifetime is exploring how to use NextDoor to connect older adults in Reston, helping others stay in the community as they age. Many neighborhoods in Reston already use NextDoor to exchange helpful information, goods, and services. Not on NextDoor? Here is a free webinar from GetSetup next Tuesday.
: NextDoor Webinar
Tues./Dec. 29, 4:00 pm
is an online environment and teaching platform where seniors come to learn and socialize. All classes are taught live by older adults who are retired educators or professionals. Many classes are free.