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Age is Just a Number... Until we Make it More Than That

Lindsay Henry | Posted 09.18.2014 | Women
Lindsay Henry

Let's live. Let's not feel pressured "to act our age" or embarrassed if we act older than the age we are. Let's not be ashamed of it or hide from it or mutter the number quietly. Let's be proud of our age, no matter how young or old. Right now. Today. This year. And every year we get.

Gay, Black and Aging

Steven-Emmanuel Martinez | Posted 09.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Steven-Emmanuel Martinez

For me, getting older has always been a welcomed process -- a pattern that allows me to gauge how I'm evolving, but at the same time it's a process that allows me to mature emotionally, psychologically, and professionally.

Yagana Shah

5 Surefire Signs You're Aging Too Fast

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty

Sure we've known all along getting older means heading down a path of graying hair, a couple of wrinkles here and there, and maybe losing the youthful...

Go Ahead, Tell Them Your Age!

Nicole Lavonne Smith | Posted 09.01.2014 | Education
Nicole Lavonne Smith

A student and I sat reflecting on the dance we had just performed for the school talent show when he asked me, "Nicole, how old are you?"

A Millennial Perspective

Jasmine Crockett | Posted 08.30.2014 | College
Jasmine Crockett

Millennials like to feel like they belong. They like to feel like they are needed, especially in the work place. This doesn't mean that they are needy and dependent. This means that they like their work or relationships to be meaningful.

Don't Act Your Age

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 08.23.2014 | Style
Judi Sheppard Missett

Age is just a number. It's how many candles are on a cake. It's not you. It's not what defines you. How we treat the passage of years is up to us. I've learned to appreciate my decades and the experiences they've given me. I've decided to focus on growing rather than aging. Who's with me?

Why Time Seems To Speed Up As We Get Older

iDoneThis Blog | Janet Choi | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

One unnerving aspect of getting older is how life seems to start speeding up. Feeling that whoosh as time rushes past you can be disheartening as you ...

Sunlight Is Way Older Than You Think!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 08.11.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

The zippy eight-minute jaunt from the Sun to Earth is the very last part of a much longer journey that started in the dense core of the Sun thousands of years ago!

Dare to Be 100: How vs. Why

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

I have just escaped from an intense three-day scientific meeting here in Santa Barbara arranged by the Glenn Foundation on Aging Research. It is a hig...

Healing Ageism in the LGBT Community

Jesse Brune | Posted 07.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Jesse Brune

They've been there, they've done that and they've survived to tell us about it. So why aren't we listening?

15 Unmistakable Signs You've Reached Middle Age

Linda Wolff | Posted 07.15.2014 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

Middle age is a tricky thing. Does it happen at 35 or is it 55? No one really knows for sure. In the stone age, middle age truly would have been old age. There are young people who act old. Old people who act young. Perhaps best not to judge too much. So how do you know if you're middle age?

You Know You're Getting Older When...

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Marcia Liss

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Have You 'Aged Out'? Not on Your Life!

Susan Winston | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Winston

I work in two industries -- TV production and also as a psychotherapist. I chose to go into the field of psychotherapy, since when one is a TV produc...

Studies Find 'Young Blood' Reverses Effects Of Aging In Mice

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science

NEW YORK (AP) — If Mickey Mouse is feeling his age at 86, scientists may have found just the tonic: the blood of younger mice. Older mice got stron...

It's Getting Old

Francis Levy | Posted 06.17.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

There are certain old people who are praised for their voracious appetite for life. They can't see or hear. They certainly can't fuck and they're ste...

Age Is So Much More than Just a Number!

Robin Korth | Posted 05.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

With age come wisdom, courage, humility, compassion, patience and heart-healing laughter. We have earned every line on our faces because they reflect the passions of willing hearts and souls that have done some real living and are so much the richer for it.

Appreciate Your Age

Mike Robbins | Posted 04.09.2014 | Good News
Mike Robbins

Because of my 40th birthday, I've been thinking a lot about this milestone and also reflecting on age in general.  40 seems like a pretty big and important number, although it doesn't feel how I thought it would feel.

Top 10 Reasons I Love Dating Grandfathers

Laura Wellington | Posted 04.03.2014 | Fifty
Laura Wellington

I've found myself ready to embark upon the rest of my journey with someone special and with that, has come a few new revelations about myself I would have never expected if asked prior to today, including the fact that I'm 'good' with dating 'grandfathers.'

What Are The Signs Of Aging? (Hint: It's Not Your Age)

Posted 12.13.2013 | Fifty

We've heard the old adage that you're only as old as you feel. Now researchers are saying there might be some truth to the popular saying after all. ...

The Celebrity Age Gap

Austin Head | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment
Austin Head

Screw the social bias. Everyone should date whomever they want.

A Woman of a Certain Age

Arlene Goldstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Arlene Goldstein

Even with the considerable age difference, the item worked beautifully on mother and daughter -- same dress, same trend.

Aging as a Spiritual Journey

Ron Cebik | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ron Cebik

It happens. Yes, we all come to the moment we realize we are growing old. It just happens differently for each of us. When we choose to avoid what is happening, in the words of the Bhagavad Gita, our choice is in vain, for nature will compel us to look into the face of reality.

Younger Than Cher, Older Than Obama

Robert Levithan | Posted 12.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Levithan

If my brothers are 66 and 67 and have eight grandchildren between them (so far), why do I still think I'm 35? I graduated only four and five years be...

52 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

1. Life is good. Not always, but mostly. And when it is not so good, be assured it will get better.

Next Royal Milestone: September 20, 2013

Will Bower | Posted 11.02.2013 | Style
Will Bower

183 years ago, on June 26th, 1830 -- at the age of 64 years, 10 months, and 5 days -- William IV became king upon the death of his older brother, George IV. (William IV is probably best known for being the uncle and predecessor of Queen Victoria.)