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The 5 Best Ways To Keep Your Brain Sharp, According To Experts

The 5 Best Ways To Keep Your Brain Sharp, According To Experts

Yagana Shah  04.26.2016
When we think of aging we often worry about wrinkles, gray hair and crow's feet. But what we often forget is that our brain is aging,...
Did My 102-Year-Old Aunt Live Too Long?

Did My 102-Year-Old Aunt Live Too Long?

Ann Brenoff  04.26.2016
Last week, my 102-year-old aunt died in hospice care. My sadness at losing her is palpable; she was my last remaining aunt (or uncle) and...
7 Real Strategies To Combat Ageism

7 Real Strategies To Combat Ageism

Susan Krauss Whitbourne  04.26.2016
In a society that values youth above age, it's all too easy to accept a defeatist view about getting older. We 50- and 60-somethings find...
New 'Anti-Aging' Gin Claims To Be The Real Fountain Of Youth

New 'Anti-Aging' Gin Claims To Be The Real Fountain Of Youth

Yagana Shah  04.25.2016
Makers of a new gin claim that the fountain of youth flows freely in their $50-a-bottle alcohol. Designed for Warner Leisure Hotels in...
What The Man Who Plans To Live 'Indefinitely' Has For Breakfast

What The Man Who Plans To Live 'Indefinitely' Has For Breakfast

Yagana Shah  04.25.2016
Meet Ray Kurzweil. He's the head engineering honcho at Google and aside from computing and technology, there's something else he wants...
Older Women On Why Big Breasts Are Both A Blessing And A Curse

Older Women On Why Big Breasts Are Both A Blessing And A Curse

Iris Ruth Pastor  04.25.2016
I recently decided to ask my well-endowed friends to look back at their adolescence and how their breast size affected their teenage experience....
The Isolation I Sometimes Feel Since My Divorce

The Isolation I Sometimes Feel Since My Divorce

Tira Harpaz  04.23.2016
When you're married, even if it's a bad marriage, you have someone to attend events with, ask to check out that weird mole on your back...
Do You Need More Vitamin C To See?

Do You Need More Vitamin C To See?

Joan Salge Blake  04.19.2016
Do we need vitamin C to see? Maybe. While we grew up thinking vitamin A-rich carrots are good for vision, new research suggests that you...
5 Practical Ways To Beat Caregiver Stress

5 Practical Ways To Beat Caregiver Stress

Laura Dixon  04.16.2016
When you're the main caregiver for a loved one, it's easy to become completely absorbed by all of your caregiving responsibilities. As...
The Day I Was Flattened By A Major Panic Attack

The Day I Was Flattened By A Major Panic Attack

Cathy L. Mason  04.16.2016
I was in my early 40s when I found out I am an introvert, knowledge I really could have used in the four previous decades. Shortly after...
When You're Obsessed With The Notion Of Aging Alone

When You're Obsessed With The Notion Of Aging Alone

Ken Solin  04.16.2016
The notion of aging alone strikes fear into the hearts of many single older boomers, sufficient to cause some to spend an unhealthy amount...
4 Ways To Start Living Midlife With Purpose

4 Ways To Start Living Midlife With Purpose

Rebecca Perkins  04.14.2016
Midlife is the time to show up. It's time to stop messing about. It's time to honor ourselves and our abilities. Life is too short, and...
Study Finds Link Between Where You Live And How Long You'll Live

Study Finds Link Between Where You Live And How Long You'll Live

Yagana Shah  04.11.2016
It might come as no surprise that the wealthy live longer lives than the poor. But in an interesting twist, a new study says...
8 Things Every Breast Cancer Patient Should Know

8 Things Every Breast Cancer Patient Should Know

Ronna Benjamin  04.11.2016
'You can make an appointment to see us in six months.' Those words, from my oncologist's PA last week, were the sweetest words I have heard...