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The 50s: Flourishing or Floundering?

The 50s: Flourishing or Floundering?

09.15.2014
What strikes me most about this time of life is how easy it is to turn your back on life-giving energy. Without even knowing it we can...
HIV, Aging and LGBT people: A Metamorphosis

HIV, Aging and LGBT people: A Metamorphosis

09.15.2014
On April 3, 2008, my longtime friend Don (last name withheld) tested positive for HIV, the same day as his mother's 56th birthday. He remembers...
7 Little Habits That Wreak Havoc On Your Feet

7 Little Habits That Wreak Havoc On Your Feet

Linda Melone  09.14.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone If you wore a pedometer from the day you started walking, you'd have logged in more then 70,000...
What I Learned From Taking A 'Selfie'

What I Learned From Taking A 'Selfie'

09.14.2014
In the midst of that mysterious, sacred bond that connects childhood friends, something even bigger seems to emerge. In the small intangibles...
China's Dependency-Ratio Turning Point

China's Dependency-Ratio Turning Point

09.12.2014
Around this year, China will reach or have reached an important turning point in their demographics. The total dependency ratio will begin...

Guerrilla Aging: Memories Lost and Found

09.12.2014
f we are an accumulation of all of our memories, then many of us are in serious trouble. Memories, like socks, often appear and disappear...
John Cougar Mellencamp AARP

John Cougar Mellencamp AARP "Ideas@50+" Concert Review

09.12.2014
Baby Boomers, Does this sound like anyone you might know? A child is born with "spina bifida" back in October of 1951. He had corrective...
The Truth About Getting Older

The Truth About Getting Older

09.12.2014
I mean, people my age are having babies... legit babies... by choice. Those are the types of things taking up my newsfeed now. No neon-clad...
10 Foods To Eat For Healthier Hair

10 Foods To Eat For Healthier Hair

Dawn Wilder  09.12.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com From snipping it with scissors to dousing it with dye, you put your hair through a lot. And while it may...
When The Face In The Mirror Looks Older Than You Feel

When The Face In The Mirror Looks Older Than You Feel

09.12.2014
The day when we all eventually do age is real, is out there, is waiting for each and every one of us. It comes even when you feel younger...
AARP

AARP "Ideas@50+" San Diego Review

09.11.2014
Baby Boomers, I have finally caught up from our wonderful trip to San Diego last weekend to attend the AARP "Ideas@50+" convention. First...
Lalah Hathaway Does the Impossible and So Can You

Lalah Hathaway Does the Impossible and So Can You

09.11.2014
I've been keeping my head above those waves for six decades now, learning all the strokes and how to float, too, now and then. So when...
People With This Blood Type Are At Greater Risk For Memory Loss In Later Life

People With This Blood Type Are At Greater Risk For Memory Loss In Later Life

Yagana Shah  09.11.2014
People with an extremely rare blood type could be at a higher risk for developing memory problems later in life. A new study published...
Why Today Wouldn't Be Such A Bad Day To Die

Why Today Wouldn't Be Such A Bad Day To Die

09.10.2014
All it takes is an awakening experience, a message from the deepest part of the self, to be aware that in certain moments of completion,...