Indiana University  Research & Creative Activity September 2001 • Volume XXIV Number 2

Volume XXIV,
Number 2
September 2001


Editor's Notes R&CA Abstracts



In Love with the Learning
by Lauren J. Bryant



Indiana University's new chancellor, Sharon Brehm, offers thoughts on human psychology and the intellectual challenge of administration.

Old people are often characterized as burdens to society and their families, but what about a good old age? What does it mean to age well?
'Going to the Village Well'
by Deborah Galyan
Like their younger counterparts, older people need connections. Relationships make a critical difference in how we face age.

Good Work
by Lauren J. Bryant

Work is good for what ails us as we age ... except if we're working at home caring for ailing others.
What's the secret to staying on our toes—or at least our flat feet—when we're old? Get physical.
Lives in the Balance
by Erika Knudson
Health, Sweat & Cheers
by Erika Knudson
A university adult fitness program brings together teaching, research, and service—and changes lives in the process.
Calling It Quits
by Walton R. Collins

The most persistent myth about suicide is that it most often occurs among the young.

Paying Attention
by Julie Sturgeon

The key to reducing depression among the aging may simply be paying more attention.

The Coming of Age
by Lauren J. Bryant
In less than 50 years, predictions say there will be nearly two billion people 60 and over around the world. Are we prepared for global population aging?

In campus communities around the country, faculty members maintain active lives far beyond retirement.

'The Best Is Yet to Be'
by Nick Riddle

What's the recipe for aging well? Retired professors offer some of their secret ingredients to making old age the best that's yet to be.

Preview books on women playwrights, architecture, banking panics, identity politics in Israel, and more.
Hannah May by Peg Zeglin Brand

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