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70th Birthday

What I've Learned About Living Life To The Fullest As I Approach 70

Ken Solin | Posted 05.19.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

A recent birthday brought me to within shouting distance of 70. My thoughts associated with this unexpected but appreciated event are focused on the great energy and confidence I'm feeling about my life. I'm fine tuning it and making adjustments along the way to ensure the joy continues. Sensum Boomerum Vita is Latin, I hope, for an awareness of where I am as a boomer in life's continuum.

70 Is the New 45

Vicky Tiel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Vicky Tiel

70 is the new 45. I should know; I just celebrated my 70th birthday with a gift to myself -- a week in Paris, all alone.

Renowned Photographer Gets A Big Birthday Surprise

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"I can't believe it. I never expected this, ever." The famed Houston Street Wall was the site of a sidewalk surprise birthday party Saturday for phot...

Happy Birthday, Daddy -- Wherever You Are

Melissa Chapman | Posted 03.26.2013 | Women
Melissa Chapman

I want to write something really profound today. I want to convey just how unique, impactful and truly lovable my father was on this day that he would have turned 70.

A Tribute to My Mother on Her 70th Birthday

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 12.22.2012 | Parents
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

I have often wondered why the Bible includes 'Honor your father and mother' among the ten most important commandments, right up there with not murdering or stealing. Perhaps the reason is this: Gratitude is the mother of all virtues.

10 Ways to Make 70 a Healthy Birthday

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Fifty
Patricia Yarberry Allen

A milestone birthday is a precious gift. Treat your body and mind carefully and look forward to the next milestone.

Why I Feel Like Paul Newman In 'Empire Falls'

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 09.09.2012 | Fifty
Marshall P. Duke

I can't bear catch phrases like "50 is the new 40." I wait patiently for the ultimate "dead is the new alive" tagline stamped across an ad for video screens and Wi-Fi in caskets.

The View From 70: Reflections On Aging

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 04.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Getting older also means learning to appreciate this stage of life as a new adventure. There is still much to be discovered! This time of life offers up a whole new possibility for learning and engaging in creative expression.