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Age: What Do YOU See?

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

We can easily end up spending the last half of our lives wrestling with the paradox of "How old I am isn't how old I feel!" I believe this internal conversation about "How old I am" versus "How old I feel" serves a purpose.

I'm 25-Years-Old and My Hair Is Falling Out

George Zaidan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
George Zaidan

Hair loss is supposed to be hereditary, but both my parents are still actively sprouting, and my Dad is in his seventies. What gives? Well, according to new research I can only blame myself.

Music and Joy

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

What lifts you up during difficult times? Is there something in your life that can reliably center you? And even more, do you have anything readily av...

Stand and Be Counted

Jim Selman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Selman

Lately, we've been assaulted by statisticians and political pundits who are already telling us what will happen this week. So why bother to vote at all?

A Stroke In Your 20's? Elizabeth Gates' Headache Wasn't A Headache

The Daily Beast | Elizabeth Gates | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

On May 1, I suffered a stroke. Overnight I lost my ability to speak, write, and read. I'm not overweight and I don't have high blood pressure. I'm not...

May-December Careering...When You Are December

Adele Scheele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

Just as May-December love affairs can cause awkward situations, so can similar intergenerational gaps wreak havoc in the workplace. As you may have re...

The Business of Etiquette in the New Millennium: Business and Social Introductions

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

The ability to get along with others, to demonstrate good manners, and to make others feel comfortable has become increasingly important to career success. So let's get down to basics.

Healthy Attitude, Healthy Life: How to Age Gracefully

Gail Lynne Goodwin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gail Lynne Goodwin

In our society, we hope that wisdom comes with age. What we don't expect is for increased energy to also be a component of our golden years.

Dreams Have No Age Limit: Famous People Who Started Late

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

What's sad is never having tried because you felt at a certain age that it was too late for your success. Dreams should have no age limit. The good news is that it's never too late to prioritize yourself.

Study Reveals Who Stresses Most

LiveScience | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new Canadian study discovers age and gender play a significant role in how people respond to stress. ...

Making friends at 60: "I don't want to die alone..."

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION: Dear Irene, How does one get over being so alone? I do have a few very good friends, but too few! I am dying of loneliness! I don't know ...

Frame It With Gratitude

James Baraz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James Baraz

The key to gratitude is really in the way we frame a situation. So together we made up a gratitude game to remind her.

Chinese Gymnast Was Underage At 2000 Sydney Olympics, Officials Rule

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The international gymnastics officials who cleared China's team of age violations during the Beijing Games now say...

The Dog Days of Winter

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

I remember reading that flossing could add six years to your life and a dog could add only two. Flossing has a bigger payoff, yes, but I got a dog instead.

The Fountain of Youth- Attitude: An Interview With Werner Berger

Gail Lynne Goodwin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gail Lynne Goodwin

The more people I meet, I'm convinced there is no age that's young or old, but rather, people that choose to be young or old. Age is nothing more than an attitude that we get to choose.

Sleep Problems: Not Necessarily Connected To Age

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In a slate of recommendations for the treatment of sleeping disorders in older patients,10 leading sleep experts acknowledge that aging does bring cha...

Bankrupt Retirees: Older Americans Are Most Likely To Declare Bankruptcy

Newsweek | Linda Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Older Americans are heading into and through retirement with a boatload of debt. They're carrying everything from mortgages and home-equity loans to b...

On Turning 90

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

At 30 you are still adolescent, at 40 a grown man; nowadays men of 50, 60 or even 70 are in early, high and late middle age. At 80 you start really aging, but 90? There is no real label: you are an antique.

Resiliency Tips From The 100+ Crowd

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

This week I decided to explore the "centenarians" - people living to be over 100 years old, for clues to resiliency and joie de vive.

Three Tips for Growing Younger with Age

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

If you are willing to exercise regularly and eat on the slim side, even though the clock is ticking away, you can perform well both physically and mentally into your 90s.

Hard Work, Age Featured in The September Issue

Mauri Weakley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mauri Weakley

The people in this film reveal that if you are passionate about your work there is never a point where you sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.

How Happy Is... 5 Positive Aspects Of Aging

Sophie Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

There is a moment in all of our lives when the feeling that we are getting older hits us for the first time. It might be when you reach a significant...

Older Adults Feel Younger, Healthier In The West: Pew Study

Pew Research Center | Kim Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If a latter-day Ponce de Leon were to search for a modern fountain of youth, he'd do well to explore America's West.1 There he'd find the highest conc...

Too Old To Live Your Dreams? Don't Make Me Laugh

Aleta St. James | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Aleta St. James

Take that jump into the deep end of the pool and start paddling as fast as you can. You'll find that if you follow your heart's desires and you believe in yourself, it's never too late to live your dreams.

You're Too Old For That: Irony And Age Fade First In Fashion

New York Times | Cathy Horyn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

FIRST go the knees, then goes irony. Sometime around age 50, women start to let go of certain ideas about themselves and fashion. Up till then you can...