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How Your Attitude About Aging Can Add Years To Your Life

Lifetime Daily | Posted 09.05.2016 | Fifty
Lifetime Daily

In the mid 2000s, Irene Sinclair's face adorned advertisements and billboards throughout the UK. As part of the Campaign for Real Beauty developed by Dove, the 96-year-old great grandmother was chosen to help challenge conventional thinking about beauty.

Want To Stay Young? Get Busy!

Noelle Nelson | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

I'm endlessly fascinated by children in airports. As I sit, waiting patiently (sort of) at the gate for my flight, I watch children -- in particular t...

New Tech Against Old Age: The Race is On

Robin Raskin | Posted 04.06.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Jargon alert. You're about to get an earful of the term Active Aging. It's a term meant to talk about aging as a process that you control and act on. ...

Why The World Health Organization's New Report Shatters Norms

Michael Hodin | Posted 09.30.2016 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

This WHO report marks a revolution because it forces us to recognize that aging isn't just about the old. It's about all of us. And aging is not just about diseases -- but also health and activity, work and financial planning.

Why Middle Age May Be The Absolute Best Time To Follow Your Dream

Mara Karpel, Ph.D. | Posted 05.30.2016 | Fifty
Mara Karpel, Ph.D.

Perhaps in the course of raising your children or earning a living, your own dreams have gotten lost in the shuffle. You're not alone if you've been diverted from the path toward pursuing your dreams or even figuring out what you want to be when you grow up. It's easy to get drawn into 'life-as-usual.'

Seniors Shatter Aging Stereotypes With Some Very Cool Graffiti

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.03.2015 | Fifty

Move over, Banksy. There's some incredible street art showing up all over Lisbon and you won't believe who's holding the paint can. A Portugues...

(B)Older Americans Month

Marc Middleton | Posted 06.29.2015 | Fifty
Marc Middleton

Learning how not to fall is important, but learning not to fear failure is equally important. Men and women over 60 need help building new careers, starting new businesses and finding new relationships. We need encouragement to pursue our passions, to reinvent ourselves.

Granny DJ Rocks The House

The Today Show | Posted 03.06.2012 | Fifty

A 73-year-old retiree and grandmother in Poland taught herself how to use sound-mixing gear and now rocks the house with disco, rhumba and samba....

How To Live A Longer And Happier Life | Posted 12.21.2011 | Fifty

Back in 1946, when the first baby boomers were born, it was easy to imagine some sort of magic pill that would promise, if not immortality, at least a...

As Autumn Begins, Fall Prevention Awareness Day Will Keep You Off the Ground

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 11.07.2011 | Impact
Dr. Caroline Cicero

The change in season that September 23 brings offers an opportune time to examine your own and your aging parents' physical activity levels, fall risk factors, and environmental hazards.

The Magic Word That Can Slow The Passage Of Time

Marc Middleton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Middleton

My current favorite word is "mindful." Like many profound life skills, being mindful is profoundly easy. It is simply a matter of turning off the autopilot that we all run on.

Growing Bolder in 2011: It's Not About Age. It's About Attitude.

Marc Middleton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Middleton

The stereotypes of ageism -- propagated by the mainstream media are embedded in our national psyche -- make many of us dread what can be the best days of our lives.