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Parents in Decline Jun. 05, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie. My octogenarian parents recently visited my family for two weeks. They stayed in our hou... Read More

Coming to Terms With Getting Older May. 30, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My 30th birthday is just around the corner, and it's bothering me more than I'd like to ... Read More

Wife's Estate Wishes Apr. 23, 2018

Dear Doug

Q: After my wife died, I started dating a friend of ours. We married two years later, and both of ou... Read More

Addiction Among Older Americans Apr. 06, 2018

Positive Aging

Most Americans over the age of 50 are not strangers to the following names: Ambien, Ativan, Klonopin... Read More

Concerned About Odors Mar. 21, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My mother is in her 80s, and I love her very much. At her age, she has earned certain pr... Read More

Retirement to Bring New Headaches Mar. 14, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: After working my whole life, I am retiring in a couple of weeks. I've been looking forwa... Read More

The Most Reasonable Woman in the World or a Patsy?: Part II Feb. 10, 2018

Tales From the Front

The Most Reasonable Woman in the World (Rose) told us she was happy with the way things turned out. ... Read More

Please Read This Book: Part 2 Feb. 09, 2018

Positive Aging

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

Wheelchair Jan. 19, 2018

Positive Aging

As most of you already know, because of my decades-long struggle with Multiple Sclerosis, I am entir... Read More

The Green House Project Jan. 05, 2018

Positive Aging

Did you know that there's a 50 percent chance of you spending a significant amount of time in a nurs... Read More

A Nobel Prize for Cosmetic Science? Oct. 10, 2017

Froma Harrop

Warning: What follows here is of no national consequence whatsoever. I don't know whether I should t... Read More

The Art of Aging: Part 1 Oct. 06, 2017

Positive Aging

For four decades, I was lucky enough to be a professional book critic. Sometimes my reviews would ap... Read More

Shake, Rattle and Do-si-do: Your Brain Loves to Dance Sep. 05, 2017

Energy Express

It's one thing to lose your keys, your phone, a wallet filled with credit cards. It's wildly upsetti... Read More

Sad About Growing Older Aug. 17, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I'm 81 years old. Of all the issues I read about regarding seniors, no one seems to ackn... Read More

Do You Have Insomnia? Mar. 10, 2017

Positive Aging

There used to be an old wives' tale that suggested older people needed a lot less sleep than younger... Read More

What's He Thinking? Feb. 27, 2017

Dear Doug

Q: Surprisingly, even though we have been married for nearly 70 years, I continue to learn more abou... Read More

Seventy Feb. 23, 2017

Positive Aging

For four very happy decades, a substantial part of my career was spent critiquing recently published... Read More

Voulez-Vous Help Your Brain? Feb. 16, 2017

Positive Aging

I live in South Florida, which is frequently referred to as the home of the silver tsunami. This phr... Read More

Ageless Beauty Queens Feb. 09, 2017

Positive Aging

If you are a woman over age 60 who is looking for an unusual adventure, I have some very interesting... Read More

Multigenerational Living Part 2: Students Feb. 02, 2017

Positive Aging

I just love it when I learn about an experiment that has turned out to be a win-win for everyone inv... Read More