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Driving After 65 Jan. 17, 2020

Positive Aging

Nobody wants to lose their independence, and losing the ability to drive can be one of the most pain... Read More

Exercise Plan Jan. 13, 2020

Dear Doug

Q: I just turned 70 and have always been in good health. Despite my luck, I'm noticing that I share ... Read More

The Big Move: Part 2 Jan. 10, 2020

Positive Aging

Whether you are thinking about moving in with an adult child because of your age, finances, loneline... Read More

Father as Mother Jan. 01, 2020

Single File®

A recent letter in this column has stirred up a virtual hornet's nest. It comes from a 30-something ... Read More

Parkinson's Dec. 27, 2019

Positive Aging

Way back in the 1980s, I had the dream job of health and fitness editor at the Los Angeles Times Syn... Read More

Resilience Dec. 20, 2019

Positive Aging

According to conventional wisdom, every person on the planet faces challenges, even though it someti... Read More

The Importance of Hobbies Dec. 13, 2019

Positive Aging

A report from South Africa's Helderberg Society for the Aged recently caught my attention because it... Read More

Communication Setbacks Dec. 09, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: It's getting harder and harder for our family to talk to my dad. He's in his early 90s and still ... Read More

Please Read This Book: Part 2 Dec. 06, 2019

Positive Aging

Last week, I made a strong suggestion that everyone add "Happiness Is A Choice You Make: Lessons Fro... Read More

Relationships & Abstinence From Drinking Dec. 02, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: My health is getting worse, and I've made the decision to stop drinking. Alcohol has been making ... Read More

Please Read This Book: Part 1 Nov. 29, 2019

Positive Aging


Don't Be a Technophobe Nov. 22, 2019

Positive Aging

It's no secret that many "mature Americans" are scrambling to keep pace with the rapid advances in t... Read More

Carpe-ing Every Diem Nov. 20, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My wife and I are both 86 years old and retired from meaningful careers. We have a very ... Read More

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth Money in the Bank Nov. 19, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Today's topic isn't pretty, but unless you have $8,000 earmarked to treat periodontal disease, an ou... Read More

Rebuilding After Betrayal Nov. 19, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I read "Dear Annie" now, just as I read "Ask Ann Landers" and "Dear Abby" starting in th... Read More

Stroke Signs Nov. 18, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: One of my oldest friends just had a stroke and isn't doing well. She lives alone and didn't have ... Read More

November 16, 2019 Nov. 16, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am an active person, and my wife used to be until a bout with cancer. She no longer ha... Read More

The Benefits of a Smile Nov. 15, 2019

Positive Aging

I was intrigued when I learned that British researchers had followed 138 people ranging from 65 to 8... Read More

November 7, 2019 Nov. 07, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My 37-year-old daughter, "Raya," has claimed that my husband, her stepfather, propositio... Read More

Your Story: Part 3 Nov. 01, 2019

Positive Aging

Because I'm an author, columnist and journalist, working with words comes naturally. But I'm well aw... Read More