To Not Fade Away

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STILL ALICE author Lisa Genova explores the research behind her ground breaking novel. Meet a real life ‘Alice;” a woman diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at age 45.

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Fraud Squad

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Fraud Squad profiles both the swindlers and their unsuspecting victims while educating you on how to stay one step ahead of the game.

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Stanley on the Go

Stanley says "it's not about where you're going but how you get there that matters." Here's his top 10 list of ways to travel in any country.

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‘GET INSPIRED’ THIS WEEK AND NEXT ON RLTV

RLTV, the only cable network and online destination for Generation 50+, wants everyone to ‘Get Inspired’ with the television premiere of the documentary film Conquering Kilimanjaro on Thursday, September 10 (8:30 PM ET). Produced by Bolder Broadcasting (the team behind Growing Bolder), Conquering Kilimanjaro is an original documentary film about the “Survivor Summit” team of cancer survivors and cancer community advocates as they climb one of the world’s greatest mountains.

ARE YOU AT RISK FOR KIDNEY DISEASE?

If you wait to experience symptoms, it may be too late
Kidney disease has an infamous reputation for sneaking up on us with very little warning. Twenty-six million American adults have kidney disease and most of them don’t know it. In its early stages, the disease has no symptoms. I was fortunate enough to get my kidney disease diagnosed early, which is the first step in halting its progression. Stopping it in its tracks also lowers your risk for heart disease and stroke.

Articles and Blogs

Over 55 and Overqualified: Advice for Older Job Hunters

I recently received this email from a woman named Patricia, age 64 (she asked that I not use her last name): “Who Am I? I ask myself that question every day. I’ve been labeled “long-term unemployed,” “99er” [a 99er is someone whose federal unemployment benefits ran out — after 99 weeks], “couch potato”, etc. I’ve been …

How to Remodel Your Bathroom for Now and the Future

You’re planning a bathroom remodel. Exciting! It’s time to talk about flooring and finishes, light fixtures and storage space. Oh, yeah, and walkers, slips and broken hips! Wait. What?! We know, we know, that’s not you. It may never be you. But the truth is: Thinking about some of the challenges of aging as you …

Futurists Predict What Boomers Will Live to See

NASA’s chief scientist, Ellen Stofan, recently said humans will set foot on Mars by the mid-2030s. If this were to occur, there’s a good chance many boomers will be around to see it happen. That got me wondering: What else will come to pass before the last boomer becomes a memory? I turned to two …

My Family’s Elder Financial Abuse

If you think elder abuse scams only happen to lonely, memory-addled old ladies who get taken by charming strangers, then think again. This is our family’s true story of three brothers — all retired professionals, competent and socially active — who became victims of a con executed by a family acquaintance. Collectively, they lost $60,000 …

Rewards of Dancing as You Age

A few months ago, our friend Carlos posted a note about his birthday on Facebook: “Seventy-one and ready for fun,” was his jubilant message. A few weeks later, our friend Pam also posted on Facebook: “This is what 71 looks like!” She illustrated her post with two photos. The first one depicted a gray-haired, jeans-clad …

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