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Finding Myself In My Dad

Joan Stommen | Posted 06.19.2015 | Fifty
Joan Stommen

I held his hand as we laughed and reminisced and he told me his decision not to go on a ventilator. He'd said his goodbyes and he was at peace. I was still holding his hand when the beeping interrupted my dozing. And he was gone ... just like that.

Simple, Sustainable Tips for a New You This New Year From Fitness Guru Denise Austin

Nancy Brown | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Unfortunately, many of the most well-intentioned New Year's resolutions fizzle by February. They're done in by a lack of commitment or a lack of know-how. That is where Denise can help.

The Best Action Cams: GoPro vs. SJCAM 4000 vs. Polaroid vs. Drift Ghost vs. Garmin Virb Elite

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.15.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

If you just want to memorialize your cab 1080 double cork, or are planning to parachute out of a capsule from the edge of space this holiday season, you're probably in the market for an action cam.

5 Simple Steps To A Sharper Memory

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 11.29.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Spending your precious time worrying about everything can be dealt with through mindfulness based stress reduction or MSBR. You can reach that state through meditation and it's extremely helpful in lowering blood pressure and minimizing the effects of depression. 

Direct From the First Lady: Tips on Keeping Your Family Active on Summer Vacation

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

Are you ready to let the kids lead the way on vacation? First Lady Michelle Obama suggests that's one way to get everyone more active on vacation this summer.

Talk in Action

Larry King | Posted 07.26.2013 | Impact
Larry King

A memorable interview reveals not only what someone does, but why. It's at the junction of motivation and manifestation where personal history really gets interesting.

How Sitting Too Much Is Making Us Sick and Fat -- And What to Do About It

Chris Kresser | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Kresser

There's no question that regular exercise is essential to health. For the vast majority of our evolutionary history, we've had to exert ourselves -- often quite strenuously -- to get food, find shelter and simply survive.

6 Smart Ways To Burn Calories Outside Of The Gym

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

You don't necessarily need to go to the gym to lose weight and get healthy. Here are some simple changes we can make today to our daily lives to help burn extra calories without the hassle or anxiety that comes with a gym session.

The Best Instagram Accounts For Health, Fitness And More

Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living

We are all constantly being ignored for that far more entertaining companion: Instagram. While the constant stream of social media can provide imme...

Is Apathy a Normal Part of Aging?

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

My colleagues and I agree that we all experienced components of apathy at one time or another, that in fact, all people experience periods of apathy. But do these episodes become more frequent or intense as we age?

Putting A New Twist On Date Night Was Harder Than I Thought

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 10.28.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Finding something new to do every month is not as easy as it sounds. Unless of course you're willing to hang from a wire with a trapeze harness wrapped around and between your legs.

How Golden Will Your 'Golden Years' Be?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 10.07.2012 | Fifty
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Americans are especially receptive to messages equating retirement with a "new frontier." The idea that our best days are always ahead of us is an important part of our fabric, both individually and as a nation.

Who Are The Most Active People?

Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Last night, The Lancet released a series of studies about physical activity and our health. As HuffPost Healthy Living’s Amanda L. Chan reported, ap...

5 Ways To Survive (And Thrive) In A 55+ Community

Martha Nelson | Posted 09.01.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

My whole life I rejected suburban living, selecting instead a city life with neighborhoods that reflected interesting architecture, walking distance access to shops, entertainment and services. Not in my wildest nightmare had I imagined myself living in a 55-Plus Active Lifestyle community.

Why Getting Old Is A Lot Like Being Young

Rhoda P. Curtis | Posted 08.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Rhoda P. Curtis

I have been thinking about what it means to "age gracefully" and I wonder whose opinion seems to matter. Does the aging person feel "ungraceful"? Or is the person viewing the aging person deciding whether or not the aging person is graceful or not?

Growing Bolder: What Was Under Your Tree?

Marc Middleton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Middleton

Amazingly, most "experts" still subscribe to the outdated and outright ridiculous belief that all 50-plus consumers are poor, overly frugal, highly technophobic and averse to switching brands.

May Is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! (PHOTOS)

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in America. And there can't be a better time to celebrate physical activity as the warm weather and sunshine make their way into our lives!

Is Healthy Living the Privilege Of A Few?

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Healthy living runs the risk of becoming yet another liberal, elitist trend, looked down on by the mainstream. That would be tragic.