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Seizing My 60s Because It Could Be My Last Good Decade

Carol Bryant | Posted 10.25.2016 | Fifty
Carol Bryant

The room is dark. The technician is polite ... professional ... distant. 'Any history of cancer?' she asks. Cancer? God no. We're looking for gallstones, right? Find the stones. Remove the stones. Easy peasy. Cancer? Why did she ask that?

My 90-Year Old Mom's Secrets To Living A Youthful Life

Lisa Medeiros | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Medeiros

So here's to you Mom as you celebrate 90 years loved. A toast to you with a martini ordered just the way you always order one, "I'll have a Beefeater Martini, up, extra dry, with olives on the side." May we all be blessed enough to be enjoying our signature cocktail as we ring in our 10th decade.

This 82-Year-Old Grandfather Has HOW Many College Degrees?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.06.2013 | Fifty

Terence "Terry" Sutherland gives new meaning to the phrase "lifelong learner." At 82, he just picked up his fifth college degree -- a bachelor's of ar...

If Great-Grandma Could have Blogged...

Elizabeth Fideler | Posted 01.09.2013 | Fifty
Elizabeth Fideler

If she were alive today, my mother would be saying "I told you so!" Known as Grandma Helen to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and "Dr. Frank" to her psychotherapy patients, she zeroed in on the sore points, told it like it was, and challenged authority at every turn.

Retirement: My Second Chance

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 08.30.2012 | Fifty
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Contrary to the commonly held notions of old age, baby boomers are retiring in better health and with more zest for life than any of their predecessors in history. Trust me, this generation knows a thing or two about going out in style.

The New Way Seniors Are Staying Active

Kristen Stenerson | Posted 05.24.2012 | Fifty

Worried your parents might not be getting the exercise they need at their assisted living facility? Never fear! There's a growing trend of retirement ...

The New Face Of Ninety

Ilaina Edison | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ilaina Edison

These active nonagenarians and centenarians constitute a new generation that hasn't existed before in large numbers. What can we learn from them?

This Septuagenarian Will Run, Swim And Bike Laps Around You

AOL Sports | Jim Henry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Jim Henry AOL Sports At age 77, Keller has competed in nearly 850 racing events, from neighborhood runs here in Florida's state capital to worl...