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One of the joys of passing age 50 is growing less self-conscious about what people think of me. By now, I know I can usually trust my instincts, and even when I falter, the judgments of others don’t sting like they used to.
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Amid all the shimmer and shine of the new year, many of us find ourselves spending longer than usual on inner reflection — wondering how we might pursue a passion or thinking hard about whether our own skin is still a good fit.
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This is my first summer in hot and sunny Florida. I’d like to send the sun packing because I’m not leaving. The only opportunity to exercise without melting into a puddle of sweat is a walk at dawn. No problem; I love dawn.
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Recently, I went to the ballpark for fun with my kids, Ayanna and Andrew. The Nationals and the Phillies were playing!
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By Jessica Winn
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As a blogger for AARP and the host of its Best of Everything video series on YouTube, I had an opp ortunity to attend the association’s recent Ideas@50+ event in San Diego. It was a fun chance to mingle with some of the attendees and speakers, and I managed to snag some keepsake shots such as the one at right with the very entertaining Kevin Spacey. The House of Cards star — along with another Hollywood president, Julia Louis-Dreyfus of HBO’s Veep — opened the event.
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The June AARP Bulletin features four older adults who re-careered to nursing from vastly different professions-firefighter, monk, newspaper reporter and judge. All over the age of 50, each had successful careers and had found their niche.
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In the movie A Bronx Tale, Robert De Niro plays a father who declares that wasted talent is "the saddest thing in life."
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Good news for older workers.
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