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How To Know For Sure You're Having A Midlife Crisis

How To Know For Sure You're Having A Midlife Crisis

Ann Brenoff  05. 4.2016
Since 65 has been proclaimed the new middle age, we thought we'd bump up the signs of the new -- later-in-life -- midlife crisis.  1....
Play This Smartphone Game To Help Combat Alzheimer's

Play This Smartphone Game To Help Combat Alzheimer's

Yagana Shah  05. 4.2016
A new smartphone game, released today, wants to use your gaming skills for Alzheimer's research.  Sea Hero Quest, available...
Survey Finds That THIS Is The New Middle Age

Survey Finds That THIS Is The New Middle Age

Shelley Emling  05. 4.2016
Looks like 65 is the new 55! According to a poll conducted by Marist College, most Americans -- 55 percent -- consider 65 to be middle-aged....
John Slattery Has Something He Wants Everyone To Know

John Slattery Has Something He Wants Everyone To Know

Yagana Shah  05. 3.2016
Is your hearing not quite what it used to be? Don't suffer in silence. May is Better Hearing and Speech Month and battery-maker...
The Healthiest Way For Older People To Waste Some Time

The Healthiest Way For Older People To Waste Some Time

Jeb Harrison  05. 3.2016
If you were raised on the West Coast in the 1950s and 1960s, you were probably taught that games -- Scrabble, Chinese Checkers, Pick Up...
The Daily Habits That Lead To A Long Healthy Life

The Daily Habits That Lead To A Long Healthy Life

PK Read  05. 3.2016
Call it unrealistic optimism, but my game plan for growing old gracefully is to stay as immature as possible. I don't mean that I'll hang...
The 5 Benefits Of Being A Dog Owner After Age 50

The 5 Benefits Of Being A Dog Owner After Age 50

Yagana Shah  05. 2.2016
Besides being cute and cuddly, man's best friend also offers health benefits to those facing the challenges that can come with age. Read...
Why More Older Folks Are Turning To Pot To Fix What Ails Them

Why More Older Folks Are Turning To Pot To Fix What Ails Them

Ann Brenoff  05. 2.2016
It turns out that instead of listening to Nancy Reagan's famous "Just Say No" drug war mantra, lots of people 55+ are just saying yes...
Why Cycling Today Is Nothing Like It Was When I Was A Kid

Why Cycling Today Is Nothing Like It Was When I Was A Kid

Lisa K. Friedman  05. 2.2016
A cycling venue opened in my neighborhood. Normally I scoff at exercise fads. But when I walked by the window, I noticed a big sign tacked...
Build Your Bones With These 5 Easy Exercises

Build Your Bones With These 5 Easy Exercises

Barbara Hannah Grufferman  05. 2.2016
To kick off National Osteoporosis Month, I'll start by sharing the best strength-training exercises you can do anywhere, any time, and...
My Response To Companies Promising To Help Me Look Younger

My Response To Companies Promising To Help Me Look Younger

Janet Eve Josselyn  05. 1.2016
Since I'm scared of invasive procedures, I can either keep trying new anti-aging products or go cold turkey and accept my aging face. I...
Why We Must Change The Narrative About The Roles Of Older Adults

Why We Must Change The Narrative About The Roles Of Older Adults

Paul H. Irving  04.29.2016
Purposeful aging is a compelling vision that is engaging a growing number of stakeholders. But culture change lags far behind the speeding...
A Road Map For Those New To Hearing Loss

A Road Map For Those New To Hearing Loss

Shari Eberts  04.29.2016
Do you know someone who is new to hearing loss? Maybe they haven't yet accepted that they have a hearing loss, or maybe they are just starting...
Why I've Never Really Exercised And Don't Plan To Start Now

Why I've Never Really Exercised And Don't Plan To Start Now

Kati Reijonen  04.28.2016
I am coming out of the closet now: I don't exercise. I take my dog for walks and sometimes I do yoga. But I have never owned a gym membership...