The Bipartisan Budget Act passed in 2018 created many changes to the existing tax reporting. One interesting form that is only available to tax payers over 65 years of age is Form 1040SR. The 1040SR Senior Income Tax form allows for reporting of several types of income and you can use it even if you […]
Want to hear history as it was made in the 1960’s? This collection of magnetic reel and cassette tapes contain over 2000 pieces, many available to view, read or hear free online. The collection contains interviews and musings of Allen Ginsberg from the 1950’s through the 1980’s. The Voices of the Beat Generation The recordings […]
How senior adults are at higher risk from climate change, natural disasters and loss of electricity. Unless you have restricted mobility or care for someone who does, you may not realize the multitude of challenges senior adults living alone face, sometimes multiple times a day. When natural disasters strike or summer temperatures rise, older adults […]
Getting Enough Iron in Your Diet Iron is a natural mineral present in many foods. Iron is also added to many food products, and is also included in multi-vitamins and as a dietary supplement. According to the National Institute of Health Anemia in the U.S. is uncommon but not unheard of, and in seniors “unexplained […]
James Cromwell Sentenced to Jail for Refusing to Pay an Environmental Protest Fine. The actor was charged with obstructing traffic during a protest in 2015. Cromwell refused to pay a $375 fine for obstructing traffic when he and other protesters, held a sit-in at a natural gas power-plant protest in Wawayanda, New York. The site […]
“Their karma is their dharma,” he says. (He often speaks in pithy little nuggets of wisdom.) “We go from here, ego,” he says, tapping his head, “to here.” He pats his heart. “What I call the soul, the spiritual heart. That’s the path. Then you can view your life with a sense of detachment.” He […]
I first saw Leon Russell in 1970 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. It was the Joe Cocker, Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour and I wasn’t yet thirteen years old. The counselors for the “youth group” my parents had sent me to with the intention of pointing me in the direction of growing up to […]
Every year U.S. more citizens are turning 55, 60 and 65 and every day our number continue to grow. With such a large block of people, we need to organize and consolidate our power. We can do that with our votes, our voices, and our dollars.
On this Veteran’s Day, November, 11, 2016 we will take time to remember those who have given their lives in service to defend the ideals of democracy and freedom. Regardless of political sentiments, opinions or tightly held beliefs, Old Rockers honors all veterans who give service to their country, and sometimes their lives defending what […]
A wonderful and timely hour-long talk from Ram Dass (formerly Richard Alpert) about senior citizens place in our culture, aging in our society, and loss of power as we age.