Performers in Twilight Years Sing for Their Dreams

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Opera singers at the Casa Italiana Opera Company in Los Angeles’ Chinatown are a unique breed. They come together from all walks of life and at all ages to learn and perform challenging operas, and they do it without years of experience or pay, solely for the love of music drama. Read More  Read More

Snickers – 85 and Paws-itively Old

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My cat Snickers turned 17 in June. That makes her 85 in people years. Most animals, can be positively old just like we can, but since so many of their choices are left to someone else, they need a little help from their humans. Read More  Read More

Marilynn Cronin – Serving Up Service and Smiles at 65

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Since retiring and relocating to Ocala, Fla. six years ago, Marilynn Cronin has been busier than ever pursuing her life’s pastime—serving others. And she does it all with a winning sense of humor and a smile. Read More  Read More

Tap Dancers Boogie Positive Aging Into the Zeitgeist

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What do you call a group of women over the age of 50 who dance for fitness, friendship and fun? Amazing. Inspiring. The Boogie Woogie Mamas. Read More  Read More

A Tribute to the Late Jack Lalane

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I’ve dreamed of interviewing Jack Lalane ever since starting this blog last September. How was I to know how little time this embodiment of the positively old spirit would have left to share with me? Read More  Read More

David Lloyd—Creating His Own Positive Universe

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The first time that I met David Lloyd at his family’s gathering I was struck by his energy and enthusiasm for life. At 75, when many men have settled into their retirement routines, he still pops into work daily and does two-hour workouts at the gym. Read More  Read More

Cloris Leachman – Still Stealing the Show at 84

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After a career spanning 60 years in various roles—beauty queen, serious actress, comedienne and most recently a ballroom dancer—Cloris Leachman still pleases the crowd and steals the scene wherever she appears. Read More  Read More

Betty White Jokes Her Way to Super Stardom at 88

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The reigning first lady of healthy aging, Betty White, has lived a full, vital life. At the age of 88, she is undergoing nothing short of a rebirth in personal vigor and popularity. Read More  Read More

Gloria Spicher – Satisfied With the Journey

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She’s a mother, a walker, a shadow box maker and a gardener, who, after spending time amongst her blossoms and her beloved gnomes, quips “I can still get back up.” Gloria Spicher is 84 years positively old. Read More  Read More

Warren Buffett Turns 80; Vows to Work Past 100

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Warren Buffett’s approach to investing and life has made him positively wealthy in sampling the simple buffet of life for nearly eight decades. For Boomers and centenarians alike, he offers sage advice and a living model of positive aging. Read More  Read More

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