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Aging Wisdom

5 Surprising Things I Learned About Aging From My Dogs

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.09.2014 | Fifty

I have had dogs in my life ever since I graduated college. In fact, I bought my first house after a landlord banned pets and I couldn't imagine living...

How Aging Actually Improves Your Sex Life

Posted 04.02.2014 | Fifty

Many dread the entrance into their senior years, fearing that it will mark the end of a bountiful sex life. Joan Price, author of 'Naked At Our Age' j...

The Winding Road of the Middle Years

Garry Gilfoy | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Garry Gilfoy

The pleasures of our earlier years will never be the same again. The only real fulfilment from here on in lies through deepening our sense of self and connection to things greater than self. It's time to appreciate quality of life rather than standard of living.

Turning 50 with the Lessons From 100-year-old Nana

Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP | Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty
Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP

My turning 50 coincided with my grandmother turning 100 years old. And as with most old people, I began to reminisce about my life and the many lessons that my grandmother has given me. Then, a friend encouraged me to put those stories to print and write a memoir. At first I thought she was joking, and then I thought she might be drunk, but then I realized she was serious.

My Wish for an Ordinary Year

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

Sometimes, I miss the excitement of my youth, but tonight I do not. Tonight, I realize that I have exchanged it for something even better.

A Middle-aged Woman Walks Into a Bar...

Karin Kasdin | Posted 01.15.2013 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

As she chokes down a sip of her drink, she notices that a man sitting at a table catty-corner from the bar is gazing at her. Intently. She smiles, then looks away, pretending to enjoy her swill. When she next glances in his direction, his eyes are still fixed upon her.

Does Ancient Wisdom Hold The Key To Aging?

Peter Baksa | Posted 08.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Baksa

We can perceive more things than we could before, now with our own senses and the equipment brought to us by science, but is that the limit of what there is?

I'm Younger in My Sixties Than I've Ever Been Before

Virginia Bell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Virginia Bell

At 60 I experienced even more freedom. Then, over the past few years I started noticing that I felt good, really good -- calmer, saner, more at peace with myself and the world.