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Are You Thinking About Running A Marathon? Do It!

Posted on 11/7/2013 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionIn 2011, the year I was turning 55, I decided to do something that would be meaningful to me, and hoped would be inspirational to others. I ran in the New York City Marathon. >> Sign up for the AARP Health Newsletter Apparently, the urge to tackle 26.2 grueling miles is becoming increasingly common for a lot of us who are over 50.  According to a Wall Street Journal article: As the total number of runners finishing marathons in the …

5 Women Over 50 Who Lead and Inspire

Posted on 10/31/2013 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionLife after 50 can definitely have its challenges. I try to follow my own advice about working out, eating well, getting enough sleep, and staying engaged and positive about aging. But sometimes life throws curve balls that make you want to pull the covers over your head  — and stay there. >> Sign up for the AARP Health Newsletter That’s not possible. So, instead of giving in to these moments (however long they last), I often find myself turning to …