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

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

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

How to Live Forever (Movie) – Results May Vary

In this humorous documentary on aging released in 2009, the director takes a look at society’s evolving attitudes towards aging. Here’s the review on this award-winning documentary from the New York Times.  Read More

Florida Marlins Manager Jack is Back at 80

I was at the World Series in Florida in 2003 when Jack took the Marlins all the way. Can he do the same again at 80? Baseball is certainly waiting to find out whether a healthy AND experienced manager can turn the team around. Watch the CBS Evening News Clip Here June 21, 2011 ESPN Coverage  Read More

Swimming for Your Life

Today was the first time in a long time that I actually missed scuba diving, a renewed longing I owe to my swim at the gym. As it turns out. I could owe a lot more to that swim. Perhaps my life even… Read More  Read More

Learn a New Language

Most of us have heard of Rosetta Stone, but do you know what it can do for you? We live in a global world. Communicating with others is an effective way to learn about other cultures. Sometimes speaking another language is even necessary to help us get from Point A to Point B. Certainly, anyone in business knows that conversing in multiple languages helps broaden growth potential. Rosetta Ston uses award-winning Dynamic Immersion(R) techniques to help individuals learn languages.... Read More

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