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Advice & Self-Help | dating, relationships

Success Story Couple #1212 | Julie Ferman Associates

Yep, you read that right, Jack and Liana are Number 1,212! Gil and I started keeping track of Success Story Couples way back in 1990. Love happens all the time!

News | The News

102-year-old WWII veteran celebrates her birthday by skydiving

A Howard County 102-year-old celebrated her birthday in epic fashion Sunday.

Politics | Malfeasance

‘Rather Die From COVID Than Loneliness’: Seniors Protest Lockdowns Outside Of Colorado Nursing Home

A group of longterm-care residents at a nursing home in Greeley, Colorado, protested outside their residence last week in opposition to lingering state

News | Animal Links

Benefits of Pet Therapy for Seniors

The companionship of a pet can be an invaluable tool bringing purpose and engagement for people of all ages, and especially for seniors. Learn about the benefits of pet therapy for seniors.

Politics | Pandemics

New York Health Department website deletes order stating nursing homes shouldn't deny admissions | Daily Mail Online

Governor Cuomo has been heavily criticized for the rate of nursing home deaths in the state - 5,300 of 26,000 across the US.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study of Loneliness in a Senior Housing Community Points to Risk and Potential Protective Factors | Brain & Behavior

At a moment when protective measures such as “shelter-in-place” and “self-quarantine” have become commonplace in many of the world’s major cities, a newly published study on loneliness sheds light on a phenomenon that many millions of people exp

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Convincing Boomer Parents to Take the Coronavirus Seriously | The New Yorker

COVID-19 poses a unique threat to an age group that, whether they admit it or not, includes them.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Worried about coronavirus? If your loved one is over 60, read this

There are specific precautions older adults should take to protect their health. We spoke to two geriatricians and pulled guidance from the CDC to assemble what you need to know about the virus and how to stay safe.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Seniors Who Walk For 30 Minutes Daily Cut Risk Of Death From Any Cause - Study Finds

Two new studies agree that staying active is perhaps the best way for older adults to live longer is to walk every day well into their golden years.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

This Israeli tech helped 'grandpa' stop spilling his drink

72-year-old Will Irwin, the CEO and owner of a NY-based telemedicine firm, stopped trembling in his left hand after treatment with tech developed by Israel's Insightec

Sports | Sports

Bucks legend Marques Johnson goes viral showing he can still dunk at age 64

Milwaukee Bucks legend Marques Johnson showed he can still throw down a dunk at age 64 in a viral video posted Monday.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Playing Golf Just Once A Month May Lower Risk Of Death In Older Adults - Study Finds

Fore! Researchers say that going for a round of golf at least once per month can lower an older adult's overall risk of death.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Seniors Who Have Relations 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.

News | In The News

California Tried To Fine a Company $10,000 for Ordering Blind People Ubers and Lyfts Without a Permit

California regulators are trying to crack down on a company that orders Ubers for the blind and elderly. In February,

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Seniors Need Social Support From Loved Ones

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.

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...