A Taste of History:World Travels

Sunday 10pm ET

Join Chef Walter Staib's mouth-watering adventure around the world. See how traditional dishes are prepared using historical techniques in native environments.

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Rethink 50+ Townhall

Tonight at 10:00pm ET

Jane Pauley hosts a lively discussion about the changing landscape of media and marketing. Are Boomers being overlooked or are they holding their own?

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Big Stone Gap Movie Trailer

RLTV shines a light on new releases coming to a theater near you. This month's feature is Big Stone Gap. A story centered around a transitional point in the life of Ave Maria Mulligan, the heart of her community in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.



RLTV, the only cable network and online destination for Generation 50+, inspires viewers this weekend to 'Rediscover' their passions with the premiere of A Taste of History: World Travels on Sunday, October 4 (10:00PM ET). This hour-long special is the highlight of a 'Rediscovery Weekend' filled with inspirational episodes of RLTV Lifestyle Originals, including Stanley on the Go.


Pros and cons of the a reverse mortgage program for families
It’s a quandary many families face: Mom and Dad, now retired, need more money to live on and want to remain in their home but are wary about signing up for a traditional reverse mortgage with a bank. (Yesterday, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a cautionary report on these loans and their advertising.)

Articles and Blogs

I Am Shrinking and So Are You

Standing on the edge of the continent in San Francisco, Calif., I am enveloped by the fog. It has time for only a quick embrace, and then rushes off to nourish the coastal redwoods, which grow 300 feet and higher. Will standing in the fog make me taller? I’m shrinking. Not in mind or spirit, …

Retiring Early, Retiring Late, Retiring Penniless

It’s not easy to surprise journalists like me who write about retirement. We’re jaded by surveys that repeatedly document how little Americans are saving and how many older workers say they’ll never retire. (Excuse me, one just arrived from Bankrate.com.) But I always come away learning new and — yes — surprising things when I …

How Friends Can Make or Break Your Wellness

You know that friend who’s kind of a bad influence? The one who’s great at convincing you to have one more glass of wine or to split the appetizer platter when you know you should opt for the steamed edamame instead? That friend could be having a bigger impact on your health than you think. …

What?! My (Adult) Child Is Having Sex?

My wife, Sue, and I tend to keep pretty good track of our occasional medical expenses, so we aren’t taken by surprise when the insurance company’s explanation of benefits (EOB) comes in the mail. But a few weeks back, we received an EOB regarding our daughter. She was away at college and never notified us …

5 Lessons for When Your Elderly Parent Is Dying

Much has been written about caring for aging parents, but too little advice is available about what to expect when your parent is dying. Bart Astor, author of Baby Boomer’s Guide to Caring for Aging Parents, and Debra Englander, a personal finance writer and editor, recently talked about the experiences they had when their aging …


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