The Positive Power of Choice

Have you ever noticed how you feel more positive about doing something when you get a choice? It’s very empowering to make a decision and own your action. But what if you’re not in control…. Read More  Read More

Learn a New Musical Instrument

Making music helps people over 50 explore new horizons. If you want to learn to play a musical instrument, or if you played in school and would like to pick it up again, New Horizons International Music Association can help. Started in 1991 at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, New Horizons helps people age 50 and older learn to play musical instruments or revive their former musical skills. Currently, it has about 7,000 members playing and singing in 182 orchestras,... Read More

It’s WAY Too Easy to Be Negative

With the world economy in its current state and stressful media messages barraging us every time we feel like we’re beginning to turn the corner, it’s not always easy to stay positive. So at the risk of being doubly negative, I ask ‘How can we not be negative?’ Read More  Read More

Volunteers for Verdi Keep On Singing

                      In this trailer for the award-winning documentary, Volunteers for Verdi, spend time with the cast of the Casa Italiana Opera Company as they rehearse Verdi’s Don Carlo. The volunteers, many of them over 50, overcome numerous obstacles as they reach for their dreams, serving as inspiration for other Los Angeleans entering their twilight years. Play the Trailer Here See Performers in Twilight Years... Read More

Performers in Twilight Years Sing for Their Dreams

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

Over 50 and Ready for a Career Change?

Gone are careers that last a lifetime, and guaranteed retirement at 65. With fewer job openings, corporate downsizing and a rapidly changing business landscape, many professionals in their mid-life are preparing for the next stage of their careers. Read More  Read More

No Regrets for 80-Year-Old on “Britain’s Got Talent”

80-year old demonstrates that it’s never too late to shoot for your dreams on U.K.’s popular “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2010. Could she also prove that talent has no age limits? Play Video Here  Read More

Can Conscious Eating Keep You Conscious Longer?

In a world where multi-tasking is the norm and most of can’t remember what we ate for lunch, no less what it tasted like, is it realistic to think that we can eat in the moment? More importantly, why should we even try? Read More  Read More

Hiking: Positively One of the Best Aging Tricks

Hiking can be a great physical workout, enhancing cardiovascular and pulmonary health. But that’s only the beginning of the multiple and diverse benefits that a walk outdoors can provide. Read More  Read More

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