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What Do You Call Your Girlfriend?

What Do You Call Your Girlfriend?

08.27.2014
Baby Boomers........... OK, I'm just not satisfied, comfortable or excited about referring to my girlfriend Darla as my "girlfriend". Do...
What Every Caregiver Needs To Know About The Healthcare System

What Every Caregiver Needs To Know About The Healthcare System

08.26.2014
I'm a senior trying to care for an even more senior parent. There are lots of us. We are grandparents who are struggling through our "golden...
Sex in your 50s?

Sex in your 50s?

08.25.2014
Do couples in their 50s really still have sex? Well hell yes! It's not just the realm of the young and beautiful, as the media and advertising...
100-Year-Old Paperboy Reveals The Secret To Longevity

100-Year-Old Paperboy Reveals The Secret To Longevity

Yagana Shah  08.25.2014
Next time you're struggling to get out of bed in the morning, think about Walter Sharp. At 100, he just might be the world's oldest paperboy,...
7 Things You Need to Know About Google Calico

7 Things You Need to Know About Google Calico

08.25.2014
Since Google has some stake in 23andMe, you can be certain the genomics will be a major focus of Calico's investigations. Genetics too...
3 Lessons On Aging We Can Learn From Robin Williams

3 Lessons On Aging We Can Learn From Robin Williams

08.23.2014
We expect brilliant people such as Robin Williams to contribute to society well past their 60th birthdays. Yet the rest of us are more...
On Experiencing Fear

On Experiencing Fear

08.22.2014
Everyone has experienced fear. And fear comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. It can be disguised as jealousy, envy or fake self-confidence....
Turning 20 Twice

Turning 20 Twice

08.21.2014
I now find myself turning the age that is supposed to be "the new 30," but that feels like a mathematical impossibility. I've realized...
The Bromance Is Gone

The Bromance Is Gone

08.20.2014
This guy. Next you're going to tell me it's not rad to leave no trace in your own apartment. Okay, whatever. Like clothes on the floor...
Why Train Travel Is So Much Better Than Flying

Why Train Travel Is So Much Better Than Flying

08.20.2014
I'm on a 9-hour-plus train ride, from New York City to Pittsburgh. In an age of air travel, some might think me insane. But I had myriad...
Music's Power to Overcome and Transform

Music's Power to Overcome and Transform

08.19.2014
Music is one of our oldest forms of communication. It resonates with life itself. Like a heartbeat, music provides a rhythm that is uniquely...

Hear! HEAR!

08.19.2014
I (Jane) have had 74 years of good, and then good-enough-when-amplified hearing... I feel very grateful for that. But suddenly everything...
Sans Teeth, Sans Eyes? Shakespeare's Views on Aging Aren't That Simple

Sans Teeth, Sans Eyes? Shakespeare's Views on Aging Aren't That Simple

08.19.2014
If Shakespeare were alive today, it's likely that he would be writing very differently about the experience of aging, time, and death....
This Is Why Every Couple Should Want At Least One Daughter

This Is Why Every Couple Should Want At Least One Daughter

Yagana Shah  08.19.2014
Parents, be good to your daughters. Though some polls indicate sons are more sought after than daughters among parents, especially in certain...