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Cultivate the Positive Nov. 27, 2020

Positive Aging

Sixty-five years ago, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale revolutionized the publishing world with his enormous... Read More

Vitamin C for Your Muscles Nov. 13, 2020

Nutrition News

Those of us over 30 lose approximately 3% to 8% of our skeletal muscle mass each decade, and more ov... Read More

Do You Have a Donor Card? Nov. 13, 2020

Positive Aging

When I was a young adult driving in California, I rarely gave my donor card a thought. Back then, it... Read More

How to Be a Superager Nov. 06, 2020

Positive Aging

When I first learned that most people begin to experience a subtle but measurable decline in memory ... Read More

Do You Have Insomnia? Oct. 30, 2020

Positive Aging

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

When a Country Reeling From Crisis Turns to an Aging Father Figure Oct. 24, 2020

Ted Rall

Not long ago, there was a country whose people were suffering a devastating moral, political and eco... Read More

Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti Do Oct. 23, 2020

Positive Aging

Did you have music lessons when you were a youngster? For most of the last century, it is reported, ... Read More

Seventy Oct. 16, 2020

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? Oct. 09, 2020

Positive Aging

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

Multigenerational Living Part 2: Students Oct. 02, 2020

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

Multigenerational Living Part 1: Families Sep. 25, 2020

Positive Aging

Ever since the 2008 Great Recession, large numbers of young people have chosen (or been forced becau... Read More

Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You? Sep. 23, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My wife and I are in our 60s and looking at ways to reduce our expenses when we retire.... Read More

Life Reimagined Sep. 18, 2020

Positive Aging

Wouldn't it be nice to think of getting older as exhilarating rather than terrifying? Learning to ac... Read More

The Hottest Grandpa in China Sep. 11, 2020

Positive Aging

For years, the stereotypical image of a grandfather wasn't all that attractive. In fact, it often sw... Read More

Why Not Write Your Life? Sep. 04, 2020

Positive Aging

When I'm not writing columns or working on my books, I devote a lot of time to helping seniors commi... Read More

Why a Men's Shed Is a Good Idea Aug. 28, 2020

Positive Aging

It's no secret that many older men face serious challenges when it comes to healthy social connectio... Read More

Want a Job? Aug. 21, 2020

Positive Aging

Do you remember the days when everyone seemed to retire on or before that ominous 65th birthday? Wel... Read More

Blanks for the Memories Aug. 19, 2020


As people get older, they become less likely to share memories of past experiences, according to pub... Read More

Why Social Interaction Is Essential Aug. 14, 2020

Positive Aging

For years, researchers have known that everyone benefits from socialization —regardless of age... Read More

Senior Sweethearts Aug. 07, 2020

Positive Aging

I have a dear friend who has been a widow for three years. She recently told me that special days, l... Read More