Too Positively Old to Retire?

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about Social Security and Medicare entitlements. The real question is: how much do those of retirement age really need and to how much are they entitled? Read More  Read More

Getting Rid of That Old ‘Pain in the Neck’

No, I don’t mean your mother-in-law or your husband. I’m talking about that ubiquitous agony that torments your body after a stressful day at the office or a traumatic accident from the preceding decade. Read More  Read More

Older and Dumber?

Just because you’re older, does that mean you’re smarter than you used to be or smarter than the less aged around you? Is there really a higher standard of intelligence for people as they get older, begging the question: Are you smarter than a 50 year old? Read More  Read More

The Responsibility of Being Positively Old

Listening to the news coverage of the Tuscon shooting this week makes me realize how desperately we need solutions and guidance from our elders, you know, the people who have lived through the ups and downs of life and come through it all with the experience and attitude to overcome almost anything.  Read More  Read More

Healthy Agers Get Moving in the New Year

The Positively Old tend to exercise their entire lives in one form or another. It is perhaps the number one thing any of us can do to improve the quality of our lives, not to mention the longevity. And a new generation of Baby Boomers is taking the over50 exercise boom to the next level. Read More  Read More

A Healthy Holiday Perspective is Part of Healthy Aging

This time of year it’s so easy to lose perspective on what is really important and what truly needs to be done. We are accustomed to sending out x amount of holiday cards, shipping oh so many packages to friends and family, and shopping and baking and decorating until our heads spin like the red stripes of a candy cane. Read More  Read More

Could Smiling More Help You Live Longer?

A good smile can brighten up the room. People who frequently smile are perceived to be more in control, at ease and attractive than those who don’t. (Lau, 1982). However, a genuine smile may do more than just improve your appearance, according to an article posted on Livestrong.com back in 2009. Read More  Read More

Cloris Leachman – Still Stealing the Show at 84

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

Gloria Spicher – Satisfied With the Journey

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

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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