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What I Do And What I've Always Done At 3 a.m.

What I Do And What I've Always Done At 3 a.m.

PK Read  04. 4.2016
Three a.m. was once the time when I would scoop up my shoes from wherever I'd tossed them and head home from a dance floor or party. It...
Why Families Must Engage In A Death And Dying Conversation

Why Families Must Engage In A Death And Dying Conversation

Carol Marak  04. 4.2016
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) believes the time is right for a national dialogue to normalize the emotions on death and dying. They think...
How And Why To Disrupt Aging, From The CEO Of AARP

How And Why To Disrupt Aging, From The CEO Of AARP

Jo Ann Jenkins  04. 4.2016
How old is 'old?' What constitutes being middle-aged? A generation ago someone who was in their early 40s was considered by most people...
Are You A Caregiver? Then This Book Could Change Your Life

Are You A Caregiver? Then This Book Could Change Your Life

Trish Vradenburg  04. 1.2016
In 1986, when my mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, I had no idea what is was -- except that it was a disease and it was fatal. I knew...
The Moment I Suddenly Realized I Was No Longer Young

The Moment I Suddenly Realized I Was No Longer Young

Linda DeMers Hummel  04. 1.2016
I've always been a person who didn't give in to every ache and pain. These good intentions sometimes get waylaid in your 60s. That's just...
Is A Life With Alzheimer's A Life Worth Living?

Is A Life With Alzheimer's A Life Worth Living?

Lisa Hirsch  04. 1.2016
As my month-long visit comes to an end, my trips each day to see my mom get harder and harder. I can feel my emotions surfacing, taking...
How To Filter Out Distractions And Live In The Moment

How To Filter Out Distractions And Live In The Moment

Iris Ruth Pastor  04. 1.2016
Feeling besieged, beleaguered and weighed down? Filtering out distractions is just the first step to cutting down on those uncomfortable...
How To Make The Pooping Process A Whole Lot More Effective

How To Make The Pooping Process A Whole Lot More Effective

Grandparents.com  03.31.2016
SPECIAL FROM The good news first: You are not pooping wrong. Unless you're doing headstands on the latrine, there's no real way...
Turning 60: A Letter To My 50-Year-Old Self

Turning 60: A Letter To My 50-Year-Old Self

Eva Moon  03.31.2016
I turned 60 today and there are some things I wish I could have told my 50-year-old self. She was so worried. So here goes.
I Just Got A Colonoscopy And This Is What It Was Like

I Just Got A Colonoscopy And This Is What It Was Like

Linda Wolff  03.30.2016
Did you know that March is National Colon Cancer Awareness month? I had a colonoscopy this morning. Yes, I am writing this in a semi-twilight...
The Key To Ageless Beauty Begins With This

The Key To Ageless Beauty Begins With This

Marjorie Hope Rothstein  03.30.2016
For many boomers, excessive smiling has left its mark on our faces. We have all earned these lines and they are actually a sign of a well-lived...
Study Uncovers Surprising Difference Between Cat And Dog Owners

Study Uncovers Surprising Difference Between Cat And Dog Owners

Renee Fisher  03.30.2016
Throughout the history of the planet, most species have evolved in a predictable manner. The ones who avoided extinction became more adept...
3 Extraordinary Centenarians Spill Their Secrets To A Long Life

3 Extraordinary Centenarians Spill Their Secrets To A Long Life

Yagana Shah  03.29.2016
The population worldwide is getting older and older, with the number of people over 65 expected to double by 2050, according to...
How To Lose The Belly Fat After Menopause

How To Lose The Belly Fat After Menopause

Julie Dargan  03.29.2016
As a woman progresses in her later years, aka her menopause years, she loses estrogen. One frustrating consequence of this lost estrogen...