growing older

"Binge-watching is the new binge-drinking, and unless you mean 'Popcorn and Pixar' I don’t PNP."
Stop celebrating the exceptions and start accepting the realities of growing old.
But then there are times, like in today's political turmoil, or during a certain stage of life - that we are drawn to take
Friends will marry people you don't like. Friends will marry people you like too much. Classmates will die way younger than
Now that I am firmly in my 90s, I know you are anxiously awaiting a report. I have good news for you; it's fine.
Brandon R. Peters, MD, is the creator of the Insomnia Solved program, the writer on sleep for Verywell.com, a neurology-trained
In November I will be 90. This is a busy time for me. This summer and fall have been a time of funerals. Eight in the past four months. They all follow the same pattern, An M.C., religious or not, calls speakers to the podium -- spouse, children, grandchildren, a few friends. I check the crowd, speculate on how mine will compare.
YOUNG BLOOD HAS REJUVENATING PROPERTIES. Maybe Dracula had a point. Several research groups have now shown that transfusing
My God, my 60th birthday's barreling down faster than Usain Bolt in Rio. There's less than one month to go and I'm feeling a funny brew. There's definitely a 'Holy-sh*t, how did I get here?' vibe. After all, I was 25 a week ago.
In the mid 2000s, Irene Sinclair's face adorned advertisements and billboards throughout the UK. As part of the Campaign for Real Beauty developed by Dove, the 96-year-old great grandmother was chosen to help challenge conventional thinking about beauty.
I am a shining example of nothing. Mainly, I am lucky to still be alive. Three quarters of my class at Andover and Yale are dead. I take no credit for my survival. Pure luck.
Turning 40 10 years ago wasn't so bad -- I realized I could finally stop explaining my behaviors and choices to others. Turning 50 was a tad different, not just because it's half of a century, but because there have been points in my life where reaching 50 might not have been possible.
Shelley Lyford: Health and overall quality of life are also critically important. More than a few say, "What good is having
Shelley Lyford: Sometimes as we age, there's a sense of loss because of physical, social and/or environmental changes. Having
Eighty-nine is not an age you would choose. Too close to the precipice. Yet, on this sunny day in June, I am grateful for the pleasures that lie before me. I have nothing scheduled today. No lunch date, no meetings, no doctors. Iris is playing bridge; I am alone; job and young children belong to bygone times.