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'I'd Like to Thank Everybody Who Ever Fired or Divorced Me': Looking Back, at 70

'I'd Like to Thank Everybody Who Ever Fired or Divorced Me': Looking Back, at 70

Sandi Bachom  09. 3.2015
I was laid off as director of broadcast production at an edgy little ad agency because we lost our only TV account. My 20-year marriage...

About My Mother's Resignation

Jackie Townsend  09. 2.2015
"I'm learning so much!" A phrase I've heard from her countless times over the years. The more you learn, the more you want to learn, a...
Hilarious #ThisGranCan Video Shows The Badass Side Of Grandmas

Hilarious #ThisGranCan Video Shows The Badass Side Of Grandmas

Yagana Shah  09. 2.2015
Who says life has to slow down after 50? These wild and daring grans are proof that your possibilities are still limitless, even...
Remember the Direct-Care Workforce This Labor Day: Our Long-Term Care Depends on It

Remember the Direct-Care Workforce This Labor Day: Our Long-Term Care Depends on It

Robert Espinoza  09. 2.2015
Direct-care workers provide daily personal care and other supportive services to individuals with functional limitations. While nursing...
These Glamorous Older Women Prove Aging Has Rarely Looked Better

These Glamorous Older Women Prove Aging Has Rarely Looked Better

Yagana Shah  09. 1.2015
Worried about aging gracefully? A new photo series by photographer Tirzah Brott reveals just how glamorous old age can be.  Brott's...
45 Years Old Isn't The 'New' Anything

45 Years Old Isn't The 'New' Anything

M. Blazoned  09. 1.2015
If you are reading through this blog hoping for some kind of wise reflection at the end about how age is "only a number" or "you're only...
What Your Skin Needs During Your 30s, 40s And 50s

What Your Skin Needs During Your 30s, 40s And 50s

OWN  08.31.2015
Foaming washes, exfoliates, serums, scrubs, spot treatments, masks -- whatever your skincare routine consists of, there's a good...

Should I Start Lying About My Age?

Warren Adler  08.31.2015
I notice the difference immediately after my most casual face-to-face social revelation of the "number" -- even if it is merely a reminder...
The One Simple Move That Could Add 7 Years To Your Life

The One Simple Move That Could Add 7 Years To Your Life

Yagana Shah  08.31.2015
Simply incorporating a short, brisk walk into your day could add up to seven years to your life, German researchers say. A new study from Saarland...
How I'm Learning To Live Alone

How I'm Learning To Live Alone

Nancy Lang  08.31.2015
Today I had a day off with nothing planned, which actually made me feel a little uncomfortable. I generally like to have a list to check...

Aging at Home: Sometimes it Literally Takes a Village

Sherwin Sheik  08.30.2015
The population of senior citizens is poised to swell dramatically in the next two decades, and the availability of family members to care...
The Compliment I Prefer To 'You Don't Look Your Age'

The Compliment I Prefer To 'You Don't Look Your Age'

Lorraine C. Ladish  08.29.2015
This business of 'you don't look your age' ... What does it mean exactly? And mind you, I'm guilty of saying it too! I intend it as a compliment...