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March for our Lives

Activists Then and Now
The parallels of one generation — 50 years apart

Selfie of Melissa Gold in the desert

The New Gap Year
Travel the globe while working remotely - all ages welcome!

Two photographs of Tim Kirkpatrick

Think Only Women Have Body and Image Issues?
Wrong... 11 men show and tell

Older woman wearing large eyeglasses and fashionable clothing

I’m No Young Lady!
Ageist language be gone!

Woman with hands on her cheeks doing face aerobics

I Work Out — At My Own Face Gym!
Three exercises that could help lift your face

Carla Hightower, James Patterson & Estella Pyfrom

You Did WHAT After 50?
8 African Americans turn their wildest dreams into reality

greta pole dancer

Greta Pontarelli: Pole Artist & Age Disruptor
She inspires us with her strength, artistry and can-do attitude

Serena Williams

Body Shame? No Way!
9 celebs who love their curves, lines and “flaws”

Solutions

A flexible woman stretching her arms showing muscles

No Gym Time for 2018!
Everyday tips that'll help you feel better, live younger

Man listening to music on headphones

Hello, Millennials: Can You Hear Me?
Hearing loss is not just for “old” people

LGBT nursing home

Old and Gay: 9 Actions We Need to Take Now for the Aging Rainbow Nation
I talked to activists, experts and LGBT seniors to discover what challenges our community faces, and what the solutions may look like. Turns out, there’s a lot to do

WiseWear jewelry

WiseWear: Smart Jewelry That Keeps Women Safe
There’s more than meets the eye with the WiseWear Socialite Collection. The designer bracelets are smart jewelry that serve as a panic button, a fitness tracker and a notification device

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“Too Old” for the Career You Love? Oh Hell No!
Deemed “too old” by the industry, actress and comic Mariann Aalda reclaims the career she loves and empowers women of all ages to snap out of society’s trance

Life Cycles: One Family’s Coming of Age Tradition
A coming-of-age family story that began with Lorne Garrettson taking his 9-year old daughter out for a 50-mile bike ride has become a family tradition. Now, at 82, Garretson is taking his last ride with his youngest grandchild.

Astronaut Peggy Whitson

This Woman Breaks a NASA Record!
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson became the oldest woman in space, adding to her long list of barrier-breaking records. Whitson, 56, rocketed off the planet, headed for the international space station, where she'll celebrate her 57th birthday in February.

VIDEO: What is old?

Millennials Show Us What ‘Old’ Looks Like
What age do you consider to be old? We posed that question to millennials and asked them to show us what 'old' looks like.