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Getting Older

Getting older isn’t a popular concept. There are so many aging stereotypes and myths, that many of us grow up fearing our 50th or 60th birthdays. In reality, getting older can be a blessing. For starters, the older you get, the better you know yourself. In addition, you finally have the time to explore your passions. Let’s explore and celebrate the aging process together!

How Dancing Can Improve Your Physical and Mental Well-Being After 60
2 months ago

How Dancing Can Improve Your Physical and Mental Well-Being After 60

By  •  Mindset

Have you ever been listening to music as you’re fixing dinner or doing dishes, and found yourself doing the “two-step” or just “movin’ to the groove”? Well, whatever you called it, you were doing something potentially very beneficial for your body and mind. Read More

After the Storm – Facing Unexpected Adversity as We Age
3 months ago

After the Storm – Facing Unexpected Adversity as We Age

This summer, devastating hurricanes tore up the Caribbean, drenched Texas and chewed through the entire state of Florida. Harvey, Irma and Maria aren’t the newsmakers they were just weeks ago, but the effects of these storms have changed lives. Read More

Road Scholar’s #ageadventurously Campaign Challenges Boomers to Think Differently About Growing Older
3 months ago

Road Scholar’s #ageadventurously Campaign Challenges Boomers to Think Differently About Growing Older

By  •  Mindset

In 2017, Road Scholar, the not-for-profit educational travel organization, has initiated an exciting new social media movement designed to invite the world to think differently about growing older. Read More

Life is Precious! What Are Your Plans for the Time You Have Left?
3 months ago

Life is Precious! What Are Your Plans for the Time You Have Left?

By  •  Mindset

My great-aunt Esther, who lived to be 89, often lamented, “If I’d known I was going to live this long, I would have recovered my chairs 20 years ago!” That expression has inspired me to live my dreams now, whether the dream is to get a pedicure, go on a trip, or build a new home. Read More

Are Older Drivers Dangerous? How to Sharpen Your Driving Skills After 60
3 months ago

Are Older Drivers Dangerous? How to Sharpen Your Driving Skills After 60

I can still remember how excited I was when I got my driving license. In addition to giving me an enormous sense of pride and independence, it also was tangible proof that I was now really a “grown up” with all the rights and privileges that came with it. Read More

7 Tips to Living the Aging Youthful Lifestyle
3 months ago

7 Tips to Living the Aging Youthful Lifestyle

By  •  Lifestyle

As an Aging Youthful Lifestyle blogger, I get asked all the time about the most important thing to growing older without being old. Here is a list I compiled of 7 Tips to Living the Aging Youthful Lifestyle. Read More

Can Seniors Benefit from Having a Geriatrician on their Team? You Bet!
3 months ago

Can Seniors Benefit from Having a Geriatrician on their Team? You Bet!

Many changes occur as we get older in our years but when is it the right time to change doctors? Do we need a geriatrician? And how is a geriatrician different than our primary doctor? Join us in conversation with geriatrician Dr. Leslie Kernisan who will answer these questions and more. Enjoy the show! Read More

These 4 Pillars of Longevity Support the Fountain of Youth
3 months ago

These 4 Pillars of Longevity Support the Fountain of Youth

Legend has it that the explorer Ponce de Leon wasn’t just looking to establish a Spanish colony in the new world; he was looking for the fountain of youth. And 500 years later, the search is still on. Read More

The Importance of Vitamin C for Older Women… and a Few Problem Signs
3 months ago

The Importance of Vitamin C for Older Women… and a Few Problem Signs

For the longest time, I used to associate vitamin C deficiency with scurvy. Maybe this was from watching too many pirate movies when I was younger or my interest in maritime history that came from growing up on an island. For whatever reason, whenever I heard about not getting enough vitamin C in my diet, I immediately conjured up visions of toothless pirates in the 18th Century. Read More

What is a Geriatrician and When Do You Need One?
4 months ago

What is a Geriatrician and When Do You Need One?

If you were looking for a mechanic to work on your car, you would almost certainly want to work with someone who had experience with your car’s make and model. So, why should finding a doctor after 60 be any different? In this interview, my guest, Dr. Leslie Krnisan, and I discuss why you might want to work with a geriatrician. What exactly is a geriatrician? Let’s find out!

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