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WATCH: Eccentric 77-Year-Old Stays Fit With Belly Dancing

HooplaHa | Posted 06.24.2015 | Fifty
HooplaHa

There is no doubt that 77-year-old Darla Shaw is an eccentric... and she is proud of that label. When she is not teaching as a full time college professor, she may be playing in her Kazoo and steel drum band... or attending her belly dancing class, or teaching Alzheimer awareness to middle school students, or traveling to Bhutan to help underprivileged kids. And these are just a few of her weekly activities... the list goes on!

Eccentric Senior Shows Us How To Live Life to the Fullest

HooplaHa | Posted 05.13.2015 | Fifty
HooplaHa

In this premiere episode of "The Wonderful World of Darla," Darla and her husband, Ben, reveal the story behind their passion for music and share with us the many unique instruments they love to play. Together, the duo have never been too afraid to try a new song or a new instrument as long as they had fun doing it!

For Spa Therapists the Struggle Is Real

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 05.25.2015 | Style
Linda Harding-Bond

Currently with the spa industry losing 5-30% of retail revenues from anemic sales it is clear that the time is perfect to try something new. But are the decision makers willing to embrace a brand new viewpoint that is the polar opposite from how they've been operating?

So You Want to Be a Counselor/Therapist? Let Me Tell You the Different Ways

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 05.17.2015 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

There are many career choices that involve varying numbers of years of formal education, specialty training and supervised field placements. It's important for young people to understand the differences in order to know what career path best fits them.

Nursing Home Resident On Group Disney Trip: 'I Felt Like A Kid Again On Christmas Morning'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.19.2015 | Good News

The most magical place on Earth isn't just for kids. For the past four years, Signature HealthCare, a company that operates several nursing and re...

50 Ways to Organize Your Life After 50: Part 1

Jay Lickus | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

In thinking deeper about this subject, I figured it was time to analyze whether or not I was genuinely organized and, if not, how could I get to the right level of orderly arrangement in my life. Where do we start?

AARP "Ideas@50+" San Diego Review

Jay Lickus | Posted 11.11.2014 | Fifty
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Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, I have finally caught up from our wonderful trip to San Diego last weekend to attend the AARP "Ideas@50+" convention. First of all, I ...

Humility and Growing Old

Jay Lickus | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
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Jay Lickus

Have you gotten tired yet hearing how broken down and dysfunctional we have all become in our advancing years? If we are smart, we except our shortcomings, find a way to overcome them and move on with living our lives to the fullest.

Esurance's 'Offline Over-Sharer' Beatrice Is My Real-Life Mom

Chip Chick | Posted 07.12.2014 | Women
Chip Chick

Have you seen the Esurance commercials with Beatrice, the "offline over-sharer?" To save time, Beatrice tells her friends she's posting her photos to ...

Are We Overstuffing The 'Sandwich Generation?'

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2012 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

We hear a lot about Baby Boomers reinventing themselves -- searching for new meaning, new mates and new adventures -- yet there is increasing evidence to suggest that many are staying right at home caring for their children, grandkids and even their own parents.

I Am The Woman Who Used To Annoy Me

Karin Kasdin | Posted 10.31.2012 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

I'm sorry ladies, and I want you to know I'm eating my just desserts. I've left my phone or my sunglasses in restaurants and shops all over town. I vividly remember the lasagna I served at my sweet 16 party, but can't recall what I ate for dinner last night.

Fount Of Blessing, Fount Of Youth: Age And The American Church

Ryan Harper | Posted 01.31.2012 | Religion
Ryan Harper

American churches should stop fawning over young people like me. The fact that I and my demographic are so idealized bespeaks a profound, if often unintentional, ageism.

Stroke

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 01.02.2012 | Fifty
Robin Gorman Newman

My father had a stroke over a week ago, and his life changed in a flash, as did mine. Overnight, I became acutely aware of the challenges of being a later in life mother caring for a young child and senior father.

WATCH: High School Senior Class Lip Sync Parting Words

Posted 08.18.2011 | Education

In a single take, seniors from Clovis High School take viewers on an 11-minute, unedited lip-syncing journey through campus grounds and the many facet...