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Celebrating My 91st Birthday Doing A Headstand With Katie Couric

Phyllis Sues | Posted 04.04.2014 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

Celebrating a 91st birthday is not what I'm after. Celebrating being here is where it's at. Celebrating the air we breathe, the ground we walk on. I celebrate each day that I wake up and can see the puffy white clouds in a beautiful blue sky. I celebrate living in this amazing city of Los Angeles.

Everyone's Living Longer -- But Especially Women

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

As the global life expectancy rises, women are outliving men and outpacing them as centenarians. A Canadian study found the number of people living...

Carolyn Gregoire

6 Things Hawaii Can Teach The Rest Of America About Living Better

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Hawaii’s tropical island paradise isn’t the fountain of youth, but it’s close. Hawaii locals not only live longer -- they’re less stressed an...

Sure, People Are Living Longer... But Are They Staying Healthy?

Posted 07.31.2013 | Fifty

In the last two decades, people have not only been living longer but they also have been staying much healthier later in life, according to a new stud...

3 Ways To Live A Long And Healthy Life

Posted 06.29.2013 | OWN

After years of studying older folks, a scientist tells us what it takes to age well. By Jihan Thompson We asked Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD, sci...

24 Ways To Add One Year (Or More) To Your Life

Posted 06.17.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul While we're waiting for some brilliant chemist to discover the elixir for eternal life, these simple, doable strategies can help yo...

Are You Busier Than the President? There's No Excuse for Not Exercising

Dennis Kravetz | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Kravetz

Here are a few benefits of exercise that may convince you to make time for aerobic exercise, just as our president does.

8 Simple Rules to Reduce Your Risk Of Dying Early (By 34 Percent, No Less!)

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

In a time when nutrition info and recommendations are becoming increasingly complex, it's good to have a touchstone document or two reminding us of the basics.

The Best Advice For Living A Long, Happy Life

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 05.22.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com We polled our Facebook friends to find the secrets to longevity -- and found some surprising answers! Keys to Long...

If You Want Happiness for a Lifetime, Read This!

Vicky Tiel | Posted 07.20.2013 | Good News
Vicky Tiel

Happiness comes when you fill yourself with peace and light from the universe and you leave your negative thoughts behind.

5 Items You Should Steer Clear Of After 50

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.30.2013 | Fifty

Let's face it, as we age, there are certain people who just no longer qualify to be our BFFs. Turns out there are some foods like that too. Who needs ...

If 72 Is the New 30, Then I'm Not Even Middle-aged!

Joan Gage | Posted 05.05.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

Researchers in Germany have decided that a 72-year-old human being today has the same probability of death as 30-year-old hunter-gatherers back in the cave man days.

Why I'm Choosing A Different Path For The Second Half Of Life

Kelley Connors | Posted 02.04.2013 | Fifty
Kelley Connors

Along with tens of millions of my baby boomer friends, I have embarked on a new journey at a time in life when Madison Avenue uses all its muscle muscle to convince us women that 50 is the new 30 or 60 is the new 40.

An Interview With Bette Calman: World Renowned Yogi and Aging Extraordinaire

Lily Sarafan | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Lily Sarafan

We are honored that our inspiration, Bette Calman, took the time to share her thoughts on yoga, health and quality of life so that we can now pass them along to you.

How Your View Of Aging Can Affect Your Health

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.21.2012 | Fifty

Does seeing the glass half full mean you will be healthier later in life? A growing body of evidence suggests that positive thinking does correlate wi...

Living Long, Living Well

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 10.30.2012 | Fifty
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Even the longest life can be a waste if it's not brought to its full potential. Even the shortest life is rich and fulfilled if it's lived well.

The Lazy Person's Guide To Longevity

David Kekich | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
David Kekich

If you plan on maximizing your chances for super longevity and dramatic youthfulness, you'll need to put in a little effort... but not as much as you may think.

2012 Graduates: You'll Live Long, Now Prosper

Michael Hodin | Posted 07.04.2012 | College
Michael Hodin

Bottom line, Class of 2012: The hippies who brought you strobe lights and Led Zeppelin are graying -- and they've got 450 million boomer peers worldwide. Your success depends upon all of us creating new paths of education to keep these "seniors" at the cutting-edge.

Quitting Smoking Harder for Poor -- American Heart Month: Day 18

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

"Quitting smoking is the single most important step smokers can take to improve their health," according to Dr. Norman Edelman, chief medical officer of the American Lung Association.

Surprising Tips To Help You Live Better, Longer

Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty

Dr. David Agus spoke with "CBS This Morning" about his new book "The End of Illness" and longevity. Watch the above video to see his key tip to living...

Rich People Live Longer Than The Poor, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

Wealthy people possess more than just spending power. They also have more time to live than poor people do, a new study has found. The wealthiest p...

Finding Love Vs. Retiring Frugally: The Cost Of Living Longer

DailyFinance | Catherine New | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

Planning for a comfortable retirement takes foresight, a lifetime of saving money and little familial luck. But planning for love? That might cost you...

Can Hormones Keep You Young?

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 12.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

I've been prescribing bioidentical hormones for years and can tell you miracles on both sides of the fence. For many of my patients, taking hormones is the answer to their prayers.

Lessons From Centenarians: How To Make It To 100 (VIDEO)

Arlene Weintraub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arlene Weintraub

Dr. Nir Barzilai is trying to uncover the genes that promote a long life -- discoveries that he hopes will lead to drugs to prevent age-related diseases such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

14 Surprising Signs You'll Live Longer Than You Think

Prevention | Sandra Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In the 20th century, the average life expectancy shot up 30 years--the greatest gain in 5,000 years of human history. And Centenarians--folks who make...