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Dare to Be 100: Guts and Smarts

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2013 | Fifty
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

In my experience, every single person who has mastered the great art of successful aging has had an inner grit. Not necessarily with any bravado or flourish, but with a steely determination to look loss straight in the face without blinking.

Aging Gracefully? No Way!

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 06.01.2013 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

When it comes to aging gracefully, I'm clearly on the rebellious side. I refuse to give up. I run half marathons, raft with my friends and go to rock concerts. I'm finally getting to fulfill a life-long dream of skydiving next May. To do these things, I stay healthy.

Innovative Programs to Help Seniors Age in Place

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.14.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

For an aging person, the move to a skilled nursing facility is a costly one. Nationwide, the average annual cost of a semi-private room in a skilled nursing facility (nursing home) in 2011 was $78,110. And the cost is clearly rising.

How Old Are You, Really?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Whatever you call it -- your soul, your heart, or your Buddha nature -- I believe it's the essence of our true selves, that place of clarity, kindness, and purity that never changes.

The Year I Got Old

Sofia Aguilar | Posted 03.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Sofia Aguilar

When I read and see how the millennials conduct themselves, how they date, socialize and lead their lives, I have nothing in my own history to compare it to. That piece on "The End of Courtship" made me feel from another era.

I Am Turning 27 and Have Wasted A Lot of Time. Is It Too Late?

Quora | Posted 03.24.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Marcus Geduld, Programmer and Shakespearean Director Too late for what? If you slept through...

Beauty and What I Mean

Wendy Bradford | Posted 03.17.2013 | Women
Wendy Bradford

I always take in a person's looks first; I suppose we all do. My own insecurities are numerous, and it is impossible for me not to focus on other women and to compare myself to them, at least a little.

#Tubeathon Live Has YouTube Stars Raising Money for Homeless Youth

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

What's Trending is making history tonight with the first ever "Tube-a-Tweet-a-Thon" holiday spectacular, which brings YouTube's hottest stars together for a good cause!

I'm Not 12 Years Old, But Thanks For Asking...

Lindsay Simone Meirowitz | Posted 12.17.2012 | Women
Lindsay Simone Meirowitz

So, next time you meet someone new, remember to be aware of your actions and aware of how said actions can impact others.

Going Natural: A Former Flower Child Reclaims Her Roots

Karen Dionne | Posted 11.25.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dionne

Sure it's fun when I'm mistaken for being 15 years younger, as happened last summer at a thriller writers conference I attended, but how important is that, really? Isn't what kind of person I am and what I've accomplished what matters most?

Vintage Girls and Their Invisible Gifts

Mel Walsh | Posted 11.20.2012 | Fifty
Mel Walsh

Age is a gift. With that perspective, you will find an instant cure for wrinkles: You will no longer care about them... it's just the package, not the gift.

Happy Birthday, Mom and Dad!

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

As another birth year comes to a close and a new one stands poised to begin, I find myself pondering our cultural ideas about birthdays and the very nature of age.

Why Do Male Gymnasts Have Longer Careers?

Grindstone | Posted 07.22.2012 | Women

It looks like 20-year-old Shawn Johnson had the right idea: quit while you’re on top. If you saw the heartbreaking exit of last year’s all-around ...

6 Ways To Cope With Your Boomer Parents’ Split

Kristen Houghton | Posted 09.04.2012 | Divorce
Kristen Houghton

Mom and Dad have forged strong careers, have financial success and are unwilling to remain in unhappy marriages that are unfulfilled. With a good number of years of healthy active life ahead of them, they are taking a long, hard look at the person with whom they will be spending it.

Another Scarlet Letter: Age

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 06.27.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

It occurs to me: maybe one of the reasons certain milestone birthdays are so scary for younger women is the assumptions they make about the women who have already reached them.

10 Countries With The Most Workplace Diversity

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.16.2012 | Business

High school history books might call the United States the world's melting pot, but that characterization doesn't quite hold true in today's workplace...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: What's It Feel Like To Age Fifty Years In Fifteen Minutes?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.05.2012 | Science

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Sex Scientists Explain Why Women Lose Their Desire

Posted 02.09.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Abbasi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 02/01/2012 11:52 AM EST on LiveScience New research is demonstrating what many people a...

PHOTOS: Artist Collapses Time With 'Age Maps'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

New York artist Bobby Neel Adams sought to chronicle the passage of time in a visual manner. Adams called his resultant project Age Maps and says they...

Do Older Couples Divorce Better?

Abby Tolchinsky | Posted 03.05.2012 | Divorce
Abby Tolchinsky

While all couples contemplating divorce experience more than a measure of sadness, anger, perhaps fear and certainly disappointment, young couples, with short-term marriages, no jointly held assets and no children tend to negotiate intensely over "the stuff."

Fount Of Blessing, Fount Of Youth: Age And The American Church

Ryan Harper | Posted 01.31.2012 | Religion
Ryan Harper

American churches should stop fawning over young people like me. The fact that I and my demographic are so idealized bespeaks a profound, if often unintentional, ageism.

Marrying Older -- Wiser And Happier

Kristen Houghton | Posted 10.19.2011 | Women
Kristen Houghton

The general level of happiness in older marriages increases with the years they are together. Compared to couples who marry in their twenties, those who married significantly later report less work-related stress, less marital conflict and more couple interaction and satisfaction.

News for the Young: How Sex Can Get Better with Age

Beth Green | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

The keys to good sexual relationships are safety and relaxation, and safety and relaxation are based on compassion and mutual understanding. These qualities do not belong exclusively to the young.

Can Body Vibration Machines Help You Get Fit?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 09.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Vibration technology is slowly but surely becoming a sought after trend in the fitness world.

Style Advice From the Silver-Haired Set

Ari Cohen | Posted 09.11.2011 | Style
Ari Cohen

At 99, Rose lives life to the fullest and goes out almost every single night. Her advice is,"Don't be afraid to tell your age, that's silly. Be proud of your age."