Films for Fifty+

Tonight at 8pm ET

They're the kind of movies you can watch again and again. New classics and old favorites top this star studded lineup tonight.

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Need new ideas or a fresh take on a classic dish? We've got the recipes you'll love to try from the RLTV shows you love to watch.

A Taste of History:World Travels

Thursday 9pm ET

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

RLTV Featured Video

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 But I always come away learning new and — yes — surprising things when I …

When Your Husband Wants a Ferrari

It’s the same every year. I ask my husband, Steve, what he’d like for Christmas, and he says: “A Ferrari.” We laugh and he gets a nice sweater. Sometimes I wonder if his desire for the car stems from life dissatisfaction — the classic crisis that can lead to dubious decisions like running off with …

Are You At Risk for Kidney Disease?

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 …

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 …


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