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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

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...
Is This Life Really a School?

Is This Life Really a School?

Patty Kogutek  08.27.2015
In this "School of Life," we learn by either being the teacher or the student. We are actually able to act in both roles, as teacher and...

In Praise of Erda's Susan Nordman

Sherwin Sheik  08.27.2015
With people remaining healthy and vibrant well into their 60s, the once-mandatory retirement age of 65 no longer makes sense. Those able...
Good News For Anyone Who Frets Over Their Forgetfulness

Good News For Anyone Who Frets Over Their Forgetfulness

Yagana Shah  08.27.2015
Ever forget where you parked your car or where you put your keys, and then you find yourself questioning your memory? Relax. That's actually...
If You Have Passion, You Don't Need Plastic Surgery

If You Have Passion, You Don't Need Plastic Surgery

Iris Krasnow  08.25.2015
As one more year has passed and 61 awaits on the last day of August I am more solidly convinced that having a fire within is the real secret...
Want to Know a Woman? Check Her Purse

Want to Know a Woman? Check Her Purse

Ms. Canyon Girl  08.25.2015
Nearly everything you need to know about a woman can be revealed through the secret contents of her purse. Let my relationship with my...
What Physical Fitness Does To The Brains Of Older Adults

What Physical Fitness Does To The Brains Of Older Adults

Yagana Shah  08.25.2015
Your fitness level doesn't just show on the outside -- it shows on the inside, too. A new study shows that older adults who are physically...
6 Tips For Becoming A Realistic Optimist

6 Tips For Becoming A Realistic Optimist

Mara Karpel, Ph.D.  08.25.2015
t's true that there is a danger to being overly optimistic. It's unproductive to believe that challenges will magically disappear or goals...
The Juggling Act of a Caregiver

The Juggling Act of a Caregiver

Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D.  08.24.2015
Caregiving, while rewarding, can be overwhelming especially when the emotional connection to a spouse or parent is difficult to extricate...
Japan Has So Many People Turning 100, It Can't Afford To Give Them All Gifts

Japan Has So Many People Turning 100, It Can't Afford To Give Them All Gifts

Yagana Shah  08.24.2015
Next month, Japan will observe its annual Respect For The Aged Day -- but the government will be paying its respects in a more frugal fashion, some...
I'm 50, Single And A Little Terrified To Mingle

I'm 50, Single And A Little Terrified To Mingle

Michael C. Bryan  08.24.2015
I know some people feel swagger implies arrogance, but I like to think of it as radical self-love. Swagger can sometimes influence narcissism,...
8 Signs The Incontinence Aisle Isn't Far Off

8 Signs The Incontinence Aisle Isn't Far Off

Linda DeMers Hummel  08.22.2015
I'm traveling today. Back to my hometown. Each time I make this trip, more and more about Long Island seems foreign to me. More traffic...