Award-winning documentarian, Ralph Arlyck (Sean; Following Sean; Current Events, Godzilla Meets Mona Lisa and more), wants to document how episodes of Five Wise Guys are produced. Arlyck is an old friend and colleague of Danny Klein, the most irreverent and, by self-admission, inappropriate, of the wise guys. When Danny told Ralph about the Third Act […]Read More Renowned Documentarian to film the making of Five Wise Guys
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Here’s a humane and thoughtful quote from our beloved new Secretary of H.U.D., Ben Carson, and his value for life in the Third Act. Said Carson about his former work as a neurosurgeon: With a kid, you can operate 10, 12, 18, 20 hours and if you’re successful, your reward may be 50, 60, 70, […]Read More Respect for Age?
One of the things we’ve been planning at The Third Act Project is to attend more conference on issues related to aging. Here is a report with some interesting findings from the most recent Aging in America Conference, sponsored by the American Society on Aging (ASA). In future TAP will be presenting its own conference […]Read More New Report on Resiliency and Purpose Among the Aging
A researcher and facilitator will meet with the LGBTQ community in Powell River because it matches an important criteria for his particular area of study. Robert Beringer will conduct a discussion and interactive evening town hall event on Thursday, March 16, focusing on aging, male, gay populations in rural and small town areas. “I am […]Read More Town hall explores LGBTQ aging
For years now, it’s been impossible to watch a ballgame without what seems like endless commercial breaks for testosterone therapy of one brand or another. Apparently, however, testosterone has been prescribed for more than erectile dysfunction – physical function, cardiovascular function, cognitive and mood functions. Now a new review of research out of Georgetown University […]Read More Benefits of Testosterone Treatment for ‘Low T’ Not Seen
A newly published study speaks to findings about the difficulties gay men face as they age. The following piece reviews “Queer Aging:The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” by Jesus Ramirez-Valles. Newswise — Baby boomers are one of the most studied groups of Americans in recent history. Born in the years following […]Read More AGING IS DIFFERENT FOR GAY MEN
Peter Brook: Then and Now Sep 28—Oct 20 at Brooklyn Academy of Music This fall, BAM celebrates iconic director Peter Brook with a series of events surrounding the US premiere of Battlefield, his latest breathtaking distillation of The Mahabharata. Dive deep into the artist’s multifaceted career with a retrospective of his rarely-screened film work, as […]Read More Peter Brook: Then and Now
Marvin Kaplan, a comedic character actor — immediately recognizable for his thick glasses, thicker eyebrows and Brooklyn accent — who had been a fixture of TV and movies since his scene-stealing film debut in “Adam’s Rib” with Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, died Aug. 25 at a hospital in Los Angeles. He was 89. Mr. […]Read More Marvin Kaplan Dies
Always on the lookout for music that evokes all kinds of feelings, memories, and imaginings, I came across a combo blog and podcast by Joshua Weinberg called New Music for Old People. Weisberg provides links and intros to great music across many genres. His opening question, “Are you stuck in the classic rock and pop time-warp? […]Read More New Music for Old People
Katherine Streeter for NPR Study Shows Extra Testosterone Might Help Some Older Men As men age, they lose testosterone — which some say affects their sense of well-being and sexual function. But for healthy older men, using supplemental testosterone as a remedy has been controversial. Past studies of the supplement’s use have been relatively small, […]Read More Study Shows Extra Testosterone Might Help Some Older Men