Why Your Hangovers Are Getting Worse

You’re not imagining things: this Monday morning hangover might be harder than last simply because you’re a week older. Hangovers get worse with age for a few reasons. One is that a liver enzyme called alcohol dehydrogenase (which works to transform the alcohol) decreases with age. Another is body fat, which doesn’t absorb alcohol, but also increases with age—essentially meaning our bodies run out of …

Ari Seth Cohen’s “Advanced Style: Older & Wiser”

We speak with the photographer and creator of the books, film and blog celebrating older generations' knack for glamor and fashion

Ari Seth Cohen’s delightful and inspirational Advanced Style project exists in many forms—from a documentary to a blog, Instagram and now a second hardcover tome: “Advanced Style: Older and Wiser“—again published by Brooklyn’s powerHouse Books. The seemingly endless project began thanks to Cohen’s grandmother (and best friend) who introduced him to the concept of style. Cohen tells us, “She would let me play in my …

“New Aging” Plans for a Multi-Generational Future

A book that serves as a guide to rethinking age and community

The stigma surrounding aging is not a new phenomenon, but it is one that evolves and changes with the times. For many, it’s a fear and with this fear comes judgment. After seven years of research with the University of Pennsylvania, architect Matthias Hollwich, of the acclaimed firm Hollwich Kushner (HWKN), has a few ideas for the betterment of society and its aging members as …