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Aging Process

Do You Know Your Biological Age? This Blood Test Can Tell You.

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.04.2015 | Science

You know how old you are -- but do you know how old your body is?  Not everyone ages at the same rate. The aging process is associated...

Our Aging Face

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2015 | Style
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

There are few things other than death and taxes that are certain. The aging process is one of them, the inevitable and predictable result of living longer.

How to Look and Feel Ageless for Decades

Joy Weston | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Joy Weston

Everything comes down to perception. Once you can appreciate all the mileage that's been accumulated on this amazing machine called your body and then truly acknowledge the blessing of each additional year, every extra minute is perceived as a blessing.

The Age When Life Gets Good

OWN | Posted 01.30.2014 | OWN

Many women have an age in mind that, to them, seems like a frightening milestone. For some, it's 40. Others, 50 or 60. But 76-year-old author Jean Hou...

Racism May Speed Up Aging In African-American Men

Forbes | Melanie Haiken | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Researchers at the University of Maryland reported today that racism appears to speed aging in cells. In a first-ever study of its type, researchers f...

'Violations' Of Evolutionary Theory Revealed By New Research

natureheader | Virginia Gewin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Guppies and water fleas live only days or weeks, but their mortality increases sharply with age, as is the case in longer-lived animals such as humans...

What Happens When A Mature Woman Meets A 25-Year-Old Guy

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 01.29.2014 | Fifty
Abby Rodman, LICSW

It was a late night at Foxwoods when my guy announced he wanted to stay up and gamble. Because I have as much chance of understanding craps as I do learning to speak fluent Mandarin, I headed up to our room for bed.

Stanford Study: This Household Item Fights Skin Conditions And Aging.

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Bleach may be key in treating skin damage and aging, a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine found. A diluted mixture of .005% ...

Joan Moran: 5 Tips for Conscious Aging

Red Room | Posted 01.23.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Red Room

By Joan Moran Birthdays come around once a year whether you like them or not. Some people simply don't acknowledge their birthday, others purposely f...

These 3 Bad Habits Are Making Your Skin Age Faster

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.04.2013 | Style

Have you ever looked into the mirror and asked yourself, "How did I wake up with these wrinkles?" Well, you really haven't been paying close attention...

Here's What It Looks Like When You Don't Wash Off Your Makeup For A Month

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.17.2013 | Fifty

When one woman volunteered to see what would happen if she didn't wash the makeup off her face for a month, the results were pretty scary. Watch Th...

This Person's Genes Can Impact Your OWN Aging Process

Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty

Mothers play a vital part in determining how quickly their children grow old by passing on genetic mutations that speed up the aging process, ultimate...

Scientists Discover A Way To Slow The Aging Process

Posted 05.24.2013 | Fifty

A new and simple weapon in the ongoing fight against aging has been identified: antibiotics. In a new report in the journal Nature, a team of resea...

Why Life Goes Faster as You Grow Older

Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.

Do you have the sense that life is speeding up the older you get? If so, you're not alone. Can there be a reason for this perception? I've discovered three scientific theories that shine a little light on this mysterious experience.

When 'Aging at Home' Isn't the Answer

Rachel Adelson | Posted 06.08.2013 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

This is going to sound really odd coming from someone with a book about aging at home, but sometimes, aging at home is not the answer.

Why I Prefer To Fight The Aging Process

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.14.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I prefer to fight the aging process -- which, I'd like to point out, has nothing to do with dressing like a 20-something or running for Botox every time I spot a wrinkle.

Three Ways to Boost Your Longevity

GAIAM TV | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment

In How to Live Forever, Mark Wexler's surprisingly existential documentary on the breadth and depth of life, the oddball and the philosopher merge. Is it self-serving to want to live longer, or does it stem from an altruistic motivation to serve others?

Does Any Computer Appeal to Seniors?

Liddy Manson | Posted 09.02.2012 | Fifty
Liddy Manson

Technology can't substitute for human interaction, and it never will. But it can ease the demands of caregiving in the early years, and buy everyone much needed time.

What I Hate About Aging

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.07.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Don't kid yourself: Aging is a bitch who, in the end, wins -- no matter how hard you fight back. Think about it: Have you ever seen a 75-year-old woman with a facelift who didn't look like a 75-year-old woman with a facelift?

Why Home Matters, Even -- Especially -- at the End

Liddy Manson | Posted 06.09.2012 | Fifty
Liddy Manson

She couldn't leave her bed at all during the final months, but the city came to her, one person at a time, to say goodbye in the room where they'd said so many hellos.

Reconsidering Today's Older Generation

Liddy Manson | Posted 05.15.2012 | Fifty
Liddy Manson

I now consider mid-70s as "prime of life." Women in their 70s take brisk walks in cute yoga pants, work out at gyms, and go zip-lining in the Amazonian Rain Forest.

Author Marie de Hennezel On The Sacred Task Of Aging

Debra Ollivier | Posted 05.15.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Marie de Hennezel is best known as the therapist who guided the late French President Jacques Mitterand through the final stages of his cancer. She's been leading the crusade to help people grow old gracefully, with dignity, and with joy.

What We Learn as We Age

Rhoda P. Curtis | Posted 04.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhoda P. Curtis

Learning is an ongoing process that doesn't end with old age. Learning anything requires discipline, practice, humility and hard work. It's intensely rewarding, and the process is invigorating.

Where Have All the Old People Gone?

Liddy Manson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Fifty
Liddy Manson

Where have they gone? And what does it mean for my kids that, apart from their grandparents, they just don't know any old people?

Could The Aging Process Be Reversed? | Posted 01.09.2012 | Fifty

The secret to eternal youth may come in the form of stem cell injections, U.S. scientists claimed. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh ma...