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Chinese Gymnast Was Underage At 2000 Sydney Olympics, Officials Rule

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The international gymnastics officials who cleared China's team of age violations during the Beijing Games now say...

The Dog Days of Winter

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

I remember reading that flossing could add six years to your life and a dog could add only two. Flossing has a bigger payoff, yes, but I got a dog instead.

The Fountain of Youth- Attitude: An Interview With Werner Berger

Gail Lynne Goodwin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gail Lynne Goodwin

The more people I meet, I'm convinced there is no age that's young or old, but rather, people that choose to be young or old. Age is nothing more than an attitude that we get to choose.

Sleep Problems: Not Necessarily Connected To Age

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In a slate of recommendations for the treatment of sleeping disorders in older patients,10 leading sleep experts acknowledge that aging does bring cha...

Bankrupt Retirees: Older Americans Are Most Likely To Declare Bankruptcy

Newsweek | Linda Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Older Americans are heading into and through retirement with a boatload of debt. They're carrying everything from mortgages and home-equity loans to b...

On Turning 90

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

At 30 you are still adolescent, at 40 a grown man; nowadays men of 50, 60 or even 70 are in early, high and late middle age. At 80 you start really aging, but 90? There is no real label: you are an antique.

Resiliency Tips From The 100+ Crowd

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

This week I decided to explore the "centenarians" - people living to be over 100 years old, for clues to resiliency and joie de vive.

Three Tips for Growing Younger with Age

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

If you are willing to exercise regularly and eat on the slim side, even though the clock is ticking away, you can perform well both physically and mentally into your 90s.

Hard Work, Age Featured in The September Issue

Mauri Weakley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mauri Weakley

The people in this film reveal that if you are passionate about your work there is never a point where you sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.

How Happy Is... 5 Positive Aspects Of Aging

Sophie Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

There is a moment in all of our lives when the feeling that we are getting older hits us for the first time. It might be when you reach a significant...

Older Adults Feel Younger, Healthier In The West: Pew Study

Pew Research Center | Kim Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If a latter-day Ponce de Leon were to search for a modern fountain of youth, he'd do well to explore America's West.1 There he'd find the highest conc...

You're Too Old For That: Irony And Age Fade First In Fashion

New York Times | Cathy Horyn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

FIRST go the knees, then goes irony. Sometime around age 50, women start to let go of certain ideas about themselves and fashion. Up till then you can...

Too Old To Live Your Dreams? Don't Make Me Laugh

Aleta St. James | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Aleta St. James

Take that jump into the deep end of the pool and start paddling as fast as you can. You'll find that if you follow your heart's desires and you believe in yourself, it's never too late to live your dreams.

STUDY: In Old Age, Friends Can Keep You Young

TIME | Anita Hamilton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Going to the ballpark, visiting friends and playing bingo are simple diversions for many of us. But for the elderly, these social pastimes may play a ...

No Regrets, Let's Clean Up the Mess Together

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Let's transform our conventional wisdom about age as something that segments and divides us socially, politically, economically and spiritually.

The Chain of Memory

Jane Minogue | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Minogue

"Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind." -- Guillaume Apollinaire Perhaps one way to liberate the image of chronological age from ...

Take the Age: Reclaiming Your Years in a Youth-Obsessed World

Larkin Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Larkin Clark

If people ask my age, I tell them. We shouldn't feel shame for getting older; we should feel pride for having gotten so far. Living, after all, isn't easy.

Executive Interns -- Reinventing Yourself over 40

Linda Franklin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Franklin

The Human Resources Department couldn't believe I -- a woman over age 40 -- wanted to be an intern, but after I sold them on the idea, they offered me a job.

How Old Are You? Take The Real RealAge Test

nytimes.com | NEIL GENZLINGER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Considerable attention has fallen lately on RealAge, a wildly popular online questionnaire that claims to calculate your body's true age by factoring ...

What is "Young" and is it Better?

Angel Gibson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Angel Gibson

Is this "young" better? It's infinitely more enjoyable. There is also a point where I find that young and old merge and there are no differences.

New Rules for a New Era

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

Unlike candidates in the idealist era that just ended, Obama ran a national campaign and competed in formerly rock-ribbed Republican states. His reward? Victory in nine 2004 red states.

Reading The Pictures: An Arbus-Like End To George Bush, Comforter Of Man

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2008-12-12-shaw.jpgAs the end approaches, "W" is regressing more-and-more into a familiar cocoon, seeking out the military for hearty cheer and farewell.

Barack's Ballyhooed Youth Brigade Should Be Asking: "Dude, Where's My Congress?"

John Seery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Seery

The 111th Congress, when it convenes on January 6th, will be the oldest in our nation's history. Each of the last five Congresses has, successively, set a new record as the oldest our country has ever seen.

Age is the New Fat

Beth Teitell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Beth Teitell

No matter how ghastly an age seems when it strikes -- Mayday! I've hit 50 and I'm taking on water! -- inevitably, in a few short years, you'll look back fondly at your relative youth.

Friday Talking Points [53] -- Why McCain Is Losing, And Why Democrats Shouldn't Say So

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

John McCain is losing the race for the White House. Now, this doesn't mean he has already lost it -- we've still got to go vote, after all. I'll cov...