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Too Old to Party

Who You Call Too Old To Party?
Survey says 37. Our panel says, ‘No way!’

Two women smiling

I Have Enough Friends My Age: Why I Befriended a 20-Year-Old
We all know how important it is to see people for who they are, labels aside

Hockey player Mark Sertich

Meet the World's Oldest Hockey Player
He may be far from Pyeongchang, but he’s gold medal-worth

Carla Hightower, James Patterson & Estella Pyfrom

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


The Unlikely Friendship of Martha Stewart and Snoop
It’s not nearly as effortless as it appears on TV. How they work to bridge the gap that never ends

greta pole dancer

Greta Pontarelli: Pole Artist & Age Disruptor
She inspires us with her strength, artistry and can-do attitude in the unlikely art of pole dancing, which is dominated by younger women


Jobless at 50

Suddenly Jobless at 50? Navigating the New Normal of Financial Insecurity
Navigating the new normal of financial insecurity

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


8 Lessons for Thriving as a Woman of Experience in the Tech World 
A 66-year-old shares her survival strategies in Silicon Valley. Karaoke is not one of them

mariann aalda

“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.