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Successful Aging

Being Great In Old Age

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 03.16.2015 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

You don't have to be great to age well and -- to put it paradoxically -- you don't even have to be successful to age successfully.

Successful Aging: The Challenge of Regret and Guilt

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 10.06.2014 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Some people associate pride with doing something great or unusual, with something that distinguishes them from people who have lived ordinary lives. But we don't have to be extraordinary to take pride in our past.

Successful Aging, Fortunately, Is Largely Subjective

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 08.12.2014 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Aging, even though it typically involves declines in health and functioning, is not an enemy of well-being.

How to Be a 50-Plus Brain 'SuperAger'

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 06.01.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Not everyone can be a "Super Ager", but by trying, you'll make your chances that much more likely for becoming a successful brain ager.

4 Healthy Habits Critical To 'Successful' Aging

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty

Concerned with how to be healthy now, into the new year and beyond? A combination of four healthy behaviors in middle age such as drinking moderately ...

Why You Can Look Forward To Aging: Study

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.07.2012 | Fifty

Today there are about 40 million Americans over the age of 65 and the fastest-growing segment of the population is over 80. Yet aging continues to be ...