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Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

A reminder of how important it is to support the elderly

A new survey of British seniors sheds light on this sad, but true effect of aging, noting that hundreds of thousands of people often go a week without speaking to a single person.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Hearing Aids Linked to Anti-aging and Protecting Brain Function

Staying sharp, mindful, and alert in our later years is easier said than done, but a study finds that wearing a hearing aid may help protect brain function in older adults.

News | News

A retired couple explains exactly how they used math skills and a lottery loophole to win $26 million in 9 years

Jerry and Marge Selbee won millions when they realized a loophole in a Michigan state lottery game that boosted their chances of winning.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Seniors Who Have Sex Regularly Are More Content In Their Lives - Study Finds

Even in our senior years, having sex regularly -- or even just fooling around -- can significantly improve wellbeing and contentment in life, a new study finds.

Entertainment | Movies & Television

How horses and e-bikes help William Shatner stay fit and creative at 87 - Los Angeles Times

Still active in show business, legendary performer William Shatner discusses a key element in his long, joyful ride: daily fitness activities.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Survey: Nearly 7 In 10 Seniors Targeted By Fraud Campaigns

About two-thirds of elderly Americans have been targeted by a fraud campaign, and more than a quarter have actually fallen victim to such efforts.

Sports | Sports

Happy camper: An 87-year-old Cardinals fan helped remind Hall of Famers 'why we love this game'

Seventy-six years after he saw St. Louis beat the Athletics in Cooperstown, Cardinals fan John Anagnost returned to Doubleday Field to play alongside Hall of Famers. "He reminded us why we love this game," Tim McCarver says.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Could the DNA of these ‘super seniors’ hold the secret to healthy aging? - The Globe and Mail

A lucky few Canadians are able to stay active and keep their cognition sharp well into their 80s. What’s their secret? Researchers are looking at their DNA to find out

Business & Finance | Abundance

19 Discounts Seniors Didn’t Know They Could Get – Life'd

There are many special discounts that are available to seniors. Retirees are offered discounts at most retailers, restaurants, parks, on public transport and at hotels. But you won’t get these ...

Health & Fitness | Wheels

105-year-old Frenchman cycles into history with hour-long ride | Reuters

QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (Reuters) - Robert Marchand, a 105-year-old Frenchman, made cycling history on Wednesday by covering 22.528 km (14.08 miles) in one hour on a track near Paris.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Creative Until You Die: 10 Hollywood Legends, 90 and Older, Who Refuse to Quit | Hollywood Reporter

In an industry rife with ageism, don't ask these luminaries — from Betty White to Don Rickles, Dick Van Dyke to Jerry Lewis, all of them still artistically active in the industry (and photographed here exclusively for THR) — if they want to retire: Sa

News | Good News!

At 102, Nation’s Oldest Working Teacher Has No Plans To Retire

Teachers and students at a NJ school said they hit the jackpot with one of their teachers who's been with the school for more than 20 years.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Videogames for Seniors Boost Brainpower

Playing videogames can improve seniors’ abilities to multitask, and boost concentration and working memory, too

Business & Finance | Business

F-U-N-D-E-D: Startups for seniors raise cash to give grandpa options - CNET

The famously youth-focused tech industry has written big checks recently to companies built around the problems of aging.

News | News

25 Years Young | Jlife

Travel | Travel

Grandmother Lives On Luxe Cruise Ship, Sails Through Golden Years Beautifully

An 86-year-old grandmother is living the good life on the high seas. Florida widow Lee Wachtstetter has lived the last seven years on the luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity, shelling out $164,000 annually for her state room and all the perks, the...

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

The Senior Living Home Where Shelter Pets Get A Second Chance

On a recent Thursday afternoon, human residents of a Sunrise Senior Living home in Washington, D.C. enjoyed white wine and crabcakes, while Bugsy the beagle nosed around the dining room for crumbs before heading outside for a quick romp in the garden...