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African-American Sisters Aging With HIV and Co-Morbidities

African-American Sisters Aging With HIV and Co-Morbidities

08. 1.2014
Imani* was 32 when she contracted HIV. Having watched many of her sister-friends die as a result of the virus, Imani did not expect to...
5 Reasons to Be Optimistic About Alzheimer's Research

5 Reasons to Be Optimistic About Alzheimer's Research

07.31.2014
Earlier this month I joined some of the world's preeminent physicians and neuroscientists in Copenhagen for the Alzheimer's Association's...
Why Your 20-Year-Old Self Wants You to STFU

Why Your 20-Year-Old Self Wants You to STFU

07.31.2014
I realized that making peace with our past, with our crazy younger selves, works so much better than beating up on them or giving them...
Going Gray: Why I Finally Stopped Coloring My Hair

Going Gray: Why I Finally Stopped Coloring My Hair

07.31.2014
'I could never let my hair go gray,' a friend said to me. 'I mean, yours looks OK, but my mother would just die if I let my hair go like...
What Your Hands Can Reveal About Your Health

What Your Hands Can Reveal About Your Health

Beth Levine  07.30.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com You don’t have to go to a palm reader to learn about your future. Pay attention to the state of your mitts—your...
The Scary Way Midlife Drinking Impacts Memory Later In Life

The Scary Way Midlife Drinking Impacts Memory Later In Life

Yagana Shah  07.30.2014
Alcohol abuse is no doubt a painful thing, causing health and relationship troubles. But researchers now have reason to believe that the...
10 Real Ways To Slow Life Down As You Age

10 Real Ways To Slow Life Down As You Age

07.29.2014
When I was pregnant, I got tired of talking about having a baby. When I finally had my little darling, I became weary of talking only about...
Mirror, Mirror, Why Are You So Mean?

Mirror, Mirror, Why Are You So Mean?

07.28.2014
I catch my reflection in a store window and laugh. Gravity does what gravity does. But I'm still happier now than I ever have been. I'm...
As the Seasons Change

As the Seasons Change

07.28.2014
Infallible youth and the power of "bar cute" have evolved into vulnerability, conditional surrender, and the wisdom of age. Nothing compares...

Civil Rights Clash: Transhumanists Prepare to Challenge an Anti-Cryonics Law in Canada

07.28.2014
British Columbia has a law on the books that prohibits the marketing or sale of services for cryonics. The stage is being set for a civil...
The Health Symptom You Should Never Ignore

The Health Symptom You Should Never Ignore

07.28.2014
Three years ago, at age 70, I began to experience pain in my upper right leg after playing tennis. I diagnosed myself with a groin pull...

Growing Older -- Better than the Alternative!

07.27.2014
If you're growing older, you're not alone. Some sobering statistics from the U.S department of Health and Human Services highlight the...
8 Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

8 Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Andra Atkins  07.26.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com We’ve all ignored medical symptoms from time to time, usually without dire consequences. Let’s face...
How to Look and Feel Ageless for Decades

How to Look and Feel Ageless for Decades

07.25.2014
Everything comes down to perception. Once you can appreciate all the mileage that's been accumulated on this amazing machine called your...