Surrounded by the Myths of Aging
A youth-focused culture says we’re irrelevant, a burden, and in the way.
The facts say otherwise. Know the facts. Know your power. Get busy!
“Moviegoers age 50-plus are a powerful force at the box office," says a study commissioned by AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). "… Older adults visit the cinema more often than millennials. People 50-plus who saw the 205 film 'Woman in Gold' with Helen...read more
And Why Not? It’s a trend, says a recent NBC News story. Call it Golden Girls or call it thrifty living. Millennials are not the only ones saving money by sharing expenses with roomies. Women (and men) over 50 are doing it too. We’re creating blended homes for...read more
Answer for This Thespian: If I Stop Loving This Work – If! The world’s most celebrated fictional female sleuth, Miss Jane Marple, was between 65 and 70 when she appeared in 12 mystery novels and 20 short stories. She was born in St. Mary Mead via the fertile...read more
Turns Out that Consumers Over Age 50 are Good Customers. We are one of the engines of growth in the global economy, according to a McKinsey Global Institute report that was picked up, dissected and interpreted by The Economist. That report said that older adults are...read more
First Comes Purpose Having purpose, it’s not hyperbole to say, is fundamental to a well-lived mature life. It almost doesn’t matter what the purpose is, as long as it is important to you. It’s got to be something that makes you want to get up in the morning, gets you...read more
Are you thinking that it is too late to start exercising? Too late if you are over 60? Over 70? Over 80? How about over 90? It's never too late, even if you've never been a big fan of gyms, according to Charles Eugster, who began bodybuilding at 87, sprinting at 97,...read more