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An African grandmother sits with a grandchild.
As we celebrate longevity and aging, we must acknowledge current crises and the challenges and opportunities they present to create a more equitable future.
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This post is adapted from remarks that AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins delivered on the opening day of the Life@50+ national event and expo in Miami.
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A selfie can’t change the world — or can it, just a little?
New Julian Two Jersey Wrap Dress (DVF)
Fuming fashionistas and bitter beauties, I feel your pain.
GrandmaBetty1
Let me first say I love what's going on with Grandma Betty, the Indiana octogenarian turned Instagram star.
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As the Senate Watergate Committee was turning up the heat on President Richard M. Nixon and his closest associates in 1973, chairman Sam Ervin, a North Carolina Democrat, became something of a national folk hero. At his death in 1985, one newspaper remembered him as "a latter-day Diogenes bent on…
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Q: I've been a widow for almost three years and have gone on some dating sites. I just turned 70, and most of the men in my age category are looking for 50 to 60 year-olds. I don't look 70, but I don't look 50 either. I have a difficult time putting things into an email. How and where do I start to…
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If you watch TV, by now you've probably seen the pool-party commercial for the new Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone.
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By Sandra G. Boodman for Kaiser Health News
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I live in a city where it's still O.K. to look dowdy, especially if you're a man. In fact, you can go places in Washington with a good head of grey hair and the Brooks Brothers sport jacket you wore in high school. Sometimes, if you also have a boyish glint in your eye, you can even get the top job…
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