Is It Easier to be Positively Old If You Were Born Ugly?

That seems to be what former supermodel, Paulina Porizkova, has suggested in her blog  on The Huffington Post yesterday. She makes the point that aging is particularly difficult for people who have been exceptionally attractive and who have relied on their looks to the exclusion of developing other strengths and talents. Read More  Read More

Future Not So Golden for 50-plusers

Wow! What a negative headline for the founder of a blog site called “Positively Old!” But truthfully, that’s how I feel after attending the Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo at the Pasadena Conference Center yesterday. I felt terrible for the forty or so exhibitors who purchased space only to speak to a couple of hundred seniors and caregivers throughout the day. Fully one third of the booths were unmanned; I’m not sure if this... Read More

Longevity Favors the Positively Old

We know that positive people often seem younger and sprier than their same-aged counterparts. In a 2002 study referenced on About.com, the results show that how you perceive aging can actually affect how long you will live. Read More  Read More

Was Man’s Evolution Driven by the Positively Old?

Did you know that about 32,000 years ago, the number of people surviving into old age quadrupled during a relatively brief period in history? As a result, the population grew, and new ideas began to emerge. Why do we credit healthy aging with the very foundation of human culture? That’s easy. The older folks who lived longer shared their wisdom and experience, so progress could happen faster. And because there were more people, there was more support... Read More

Too Young to Retire?

Many 50-plusers are recognizing they won’t be retiring anytime soon, and some of them actually prefer this. Having the right attitude about retirement can minimize the pressure we feel about our futures. Read More  Read More

Does Sex Come With an Expiration Date?

One writer challenges the belief fostered by the media that sex is only for young people and those with perfect bodies. Can sex over 50 really be better than ever? Here’s at least 5 reasons why it CAN be. Read More  Read More

This Month Prepare to be Positively Old

September is Healthy Aging® Month, an annual health observance designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. Read More  Read More

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