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10 Tips For Staying Positive In The Midst Of Negative News Cycles

10 Tips For Staying Positive In The Midst Of Negative News Cycles

Mara Karpel, Ph.D.  08. 9.2016
I'm a believer in the adage that knowledge is power and that it's important to be aware of what's happening with our global neighbors....
This Is Why It Takes Guts To Turn 60-Years-Old

This Is Why It Takes Guts To Turn 60-Years-Old

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.  08. 9.2016
Bette Davis once said, in her classic no-nonsense way, 'Old age ain't no place for sissies.' She even had a sofa pillow embroidered with...
Why Caregiving 2.0 Is Such A Hard Lesson For This Wife To Swallow

Why Caregiving 2.0 Is Such A Hard Lesson For This Wife To Swallow

Ann Brenoff  08. 8.2016
When the phone rang on Saturday morning at 6, I knew it couldn’t be good news. Good news never arrives that early. It was the center...
When Alzheimer's Turns Violent

When Alzheimer's Turns Violent

Dayna Steele  08. 8.2016
When I love my mom to Alzheimer's disease, one of the things I vowed was that I wouldn't wait to fulfill my 'bucket list' items. At the...
Why, For Me, August Is The Cruelest Month

Why, For Me, August Is The Cruelest Month

Laurie Levy  08. 8.2016
I should love August. I was married August 18, 1968, and am getting close to celebrating the 50-year mark. But I have always disagreed...
The Private Thought I Shared With My Best Friend

The Private Thought I Shared With My Best Friend

Pat Blumenthal  08. 6.2016
On an ordinary afternoon during high school, I was hanging out with one of my best friends, in one of those spaces in time when you feel...
Summoning Up Your Inner Hero/Heroine When Facing A Challenge

Summoning Up Your Inner Hero/Heroine When Facing A Challenge

Noelle Nelson  08. 5.2016
Especially as we hit those 50-60-70 age markers in life's road, too often we tend to think, 'Oh, it's not worth trying, I'm too old,' or...
Those Who Read Books Live Longer Than Those Who Don't, Study Finds

Those Who Read Books Live Longer Than Those Who Don't, Study Finds

Ann Brenoff  08. 4.2016
Finally a study we can bury our nose in. Researchers at Yale University School of Public Health have found that book readers have a “significant...
10 Reasons Hearing Aids Are NOT Like Glasses

10 Reasons Hearing Aids Are NOT Like Glasses

Shari Eberts  08. 4.2016
Do your friends and family ever wonder why you don't hear better with your hearing aids? Mine sometimes do, which can be frustrating, especially...
When Dementia ISN'T Alzheimer's

When Dementia ISN'T Alzheimer's

Lori Duff  08. 4.2016
Last year, at this time, I was contemplating how I was going to move on with my life with just my mom and me. My husband, Rod, had become...
99-Year-Old Fitness Instructor Swears Brandy Keeps Her Young

99-Year-Old Fitness Instructor Swears Brandy Keeps Her Young

Yagana Shah  08. 3.2016
Imagine going to a fitness class taught by someone who’s nearly 100. For the dozens of eager students in 99-year-old Millie...
Watch The Way 100 People Describe Their Bodies In Just One Word

Watch The Way 100 People Describe Their Bodies In Just One Word

Yagana Shah  08. 2.2016
How would you describe your body in one word? Filmmaker Taryn Brumfitt set out to see exactly how people of all ages feel about...
Top 10 Tips to Be Lean@50 (Or After)

Top 10 Tips to Be Lean@50 (Or After)

Julie Dargan  08. 2.2016
Attention all women over 50. Are you feeling cold, fat and old? Or do you find problems aging in a different way such as osteoporosis,...
Why So Many Men In Their 50s Commit Suicide

Why So Many Men In Their 50s Commit Suicide

Wayne Meisel  08. 2.2016
July is a hard month for me. Twelve months ago, my friend Pat took his life by jumping off the George Washington Bridge. I never imagined...