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Aging Anxiety

Teenage Dreams and Mid-life Memories: How Your Brain Gets Smarter With Age

Ben Thomas | Posted 05.04.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

you don't need any "miracle" supplements or expensive brain-training games to keep your mind sharp. All it takes is a set of healthy habits.

What if We're Not Gorgeous When We're Old?

Sienna Jae Fein | Posted 03.10.2013 | Fifty
Sienna Jae Fein

Aging has got to be OK; we have no choice. We hope for the day when women and men are not devalued for not being young, when they don't feel impelled to "fix" their faces as a hedge against invisibility.

James Bond, M and Me

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 02.19.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

What's bugging our still handsome hunk is pure and simple middle-aged angst about losing his edge. Chalk up one more boomer whose investment is yielding diminishing returns. The man is slipping.

Discovering the Cure to Aging Anxiety

Jennifer Armstrong | Posted 12.30.2012 | Women
Jennifer Armstrong

As 9 million people underwent cosmetic procedures last year, I did something else: I hung out with older women.

How To Live A Deep, Full Life After 50

Carol Orsborn | Posted 05.05.2012 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

As a baby boomer demographic expert, I know the statistics. You name it. Boomers aren't ready for it. For years, we have been in denial about aging.

Why Getting Old Is A Lot Like Being Young

Rhoda P. Curtis | Posted 08.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Rhoda P. Curtis

I have been thinking about what it means to "age gracefully" and I wonder whose opinion seems to matter. Does the aging person feel "ungraceful"? Or is the person viewing the aging person deciding whether or not the aging person is graceful or not?

A New Faze: Freedom From Worry

Stephanie Gertler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Gertler

Maybe I should go sky-diving or bungee jumping (never done those before!) and see if I can resurrect that old devil-may-care from my youth.