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A Happy Husband Or Wife Might Mean Better Health

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living

If happiness is a cup, may your cup runneth over: It seems your husband or wife might catch the overflow. A new study suggests that in romantic relati...

What Is It Like To Live In A Retirement Community?

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

"It is windy today!" "No it's not Wednesday today; it's Thursday!" "You're thirsty?" If you live in a retirement community, you may have heard a sim...

Friendship And Our Vagus Nerve

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often think that the nature of our friendships has a profound or major impact on our health and well-being. But a recent New York Times, art...

Here's What 7,707 Years Of Wisdom From America's Centenarians Tell Us

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.21.2016 | Fifty

Photographer Paul Mobley has met countless celebrities over the years, but says he’s never felt more awestruck than when he was shooting centenarian...

How Childfree Seniors Can Take The Future Into Their Own Hands

Laura Dixon | Posted 09.20.2016 | Fifty
Laura Dixon

As age-related health issues make it tougher to get around and stay independent, most seniors at some point will rely on a family member for help. Usually, one or more adult children will step in to provide or arrange for care when that day comes.

Transhumanism, Atheism, Christianity, And The Transhumanist Olympics

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.19.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

As a science and technology-inspired presidential candidate for the Transhumanist Party, my candidacy has been a strange and unique journey. The coffin bus has so far been the wildest part. The bus was designed as a coffin to remind spectators of one thing: We're going to die.

Japan's Cheerleading Seniors Are A Twitter Moment

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.16.2016 | Fifty

What do you get when you put pom-poms in the hands of 20 Japanese cheerleaders whose average age is 70? Apparently, the answer is a Twitter Moment ―...

Walking And Working: A Healthy Formula For Turning Back The Clock

Eric J. Hall | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

While none of this will necessarily make you look younger, it may make you feel younger, which could rub off on the perception of you as a person far younger than your chronological age.

World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Shares 3 Secrets For Lifelong Happiness

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.01.2016 | Fifty

She might be pushing 100, but Tao Porchon Lynch says she feels like she’s “going on 22.” The 98-year-old is the world’s oldest yoga teacher, o...

Sought And Found: An Antidote For Adding Life To Years And Years To Life

Women’s iLab | Posted 08.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Women’s iLab

If we were given a medicine, recognized universally, that enabled us with the power to reshuffle our genetic deck of cards and positively impact the r...

Turns Out Twins Really Do Outlive The Rest Of Us

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.25.2016 | Healthy Living

Having a twin means you’ve got a built-in buddy at school, a loyal partner in challenging times and a forever sidekick for hilarious hijinks. But th...

5 Natural Ways to Alleviate Anxiety

Monet Euan | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Monet Euan

When anxiety strikes, it can throw everything in your life out of whack. Sleep, productivity, energy levels, diet, and routines suffer. These natural ...

A Transhumanism Presidential Campaign Trail Dispatch

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind for my transhumanist presidential campaign. I'm excited that transhumanism -- the social movement that aims to use radical science and technology to improve the human species -- continues to be represented in politics in a major way.

100-Year-Old's Advice To Younger Self: 'Tell Boys To Leave You Alone'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.17.2016 | Fifty

If 100-year-old Dorothy Chandler Collins could visit her 20-year-old self, she’d have one simple piece of advice: avoid men. The centenarian turned ...

How Being Happy Will Help You Live Longer

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

When I tell people my age, they always display shock. That may be because they just want to make me feel good, but in truth, I do look much younger th...

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

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.03.2016 | Fifty

Imagine going to a fitness class taught by someone who’s nearly 100. For the dozens of eager students in 99-year-old Millie Solomon’s class, they ...

Dare To Be 100: Santa Barbara Again

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Maybe 35 years ago I was in this lovely town by the sea. I can't recall specifically the reason I was here, maybe a spillover of a family visit to the...

Norman Lear Says There's One Big Secret To His Longevity

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.27.2016 | OWN

Norman Lear, who turns 94 on Wednesday, believes laughter is the key to his longevity ― but not just laughter, the TV legend explains in a clip from...

I've Fallen And I Can't Get Up!

Marc Middleton | Posted 07.27.2016 | Fifty
Marc Middleton

Are you physically fit? And what kind of fit are you? More importantly, what kind of fit do you want to be? Nothing short of your future independence is riding on how you answer.

Taking Time Out For Spiritual Self-Care

Eric J. Hall | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

While walking along Broadway in Lower Manhattan recently, I noticed a group of young adults handing out booklets and inviting passersbys to a prayer s...

I Don't Need Another Line On My Resume

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

I don't need another line of my resume. It happens to us all at different times. We realize we are no longer climbing the ladder. The lucky few suc...

Atheism Advocate: Religion Is Harming Society And Lives

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

The fundamental problem with religion is that believers--about 5 billion people right now on Planet Earth--are so sure they're "correct" on anything and everything they believe.

The 2 Most Fascinating New Books About Aging In The 21st Century

Michael Hodin | Posted 07.14.2016 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

Just last month, the World Health Organization passed its first official strategy focused on aging and health, and last year, a new book from McKinsey identified aging as one of four new mega-trends shaping our world. Even the OECD has turned its focus to the silver economy.

Want To Stay Young? Get Busy!

Noelle Nelson | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

I'm endlessly fascinated by children in airports. As I sit, waiting patiently (sort of) at the gate for my flight, I watch children -- in particular t...

Interview: Zoltan Istvan On Transhumanism And His US Presidential Campaign

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

Recently, thinker and writer C. JoyBell C. interviewed me about transhumanism and my growing 2016 US Presidential campaign.