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The Fall Guy

When Bill Booth was a college student, he was driving in his car when another young man literally fell from the sky, landing in the road directly in front of booth. It was a skydiver, a participant in what was then an experimental and risky sport. Booth picked him up, drove him back to the airport and changed his life forever.

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Your Life as a Masterpiece

Research has definitively shown us that our lifestyle is the major determinant of how we’ll age. That lifestyle is not just about our physical self — how much we move, what we eat, or how much we sleep, the intellectual, the social and the spiritual. Are we continuing to challenge our brain by learning new…

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Rewriting the Record Books

Cherie Gruenfeld is a 13-time Ironman World Champion, who, at the age of 74, continues to rewrite the record books of a sport she didn’t even discover until her mid-40s. Cherie offers her tips for finding your true passion.

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Confessions of a Caregiver

Bethanne Weiss never planned on being a caregiver. Like more than 44 million others in this country, she had no idea what she was in for when she placed her parents into nursing homes. She was thrust into a world she wasn’t prepared to deal with. She reveals how much it overwhelmed her, disrupted her…

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One Month to Build a Lifetime of Memories

Sailing on a 66-foot boat from Argentina to Antarctica might not be on your bucket list. But when opportunity knocks, you answer. That’s Growing Bolder. For decades, Growing Bolder’s Wendy Chioji answered opportunity and said yes to adventures. One of those adventures led to a very special expedition. Wendy was part of an 11-person crew…

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A Story of Survival

One day, New Yorker Barbara was fine; the next, she was sick from COVID-19. She shares details on the journey of recovering her own health while protecting those around her.

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Erin Brockovich is on a Mission

She started off as a file clerk and ended up fighting back against poisons being dumped into our groundwater. Back in 2000, Hollywood made a movie about her. Now, Erin Brockovich has written an important new book called, “Superman is Not Coming.” Read Full Story

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A Masterclass in Active Longevity

In a pool filled with former high school, college and even Olympic athletes, an unlikely relay team stood out at the Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic. With a combined age of more than 360, John Corse, Ed Graves, Betty Lorenzi and Joan Campbell had the chance to smash two things: a world record and expectations for…

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The Extraordinary Life of Ms. Vi

She was her city’s first female African-American lifeguard. She’s spent decades helping and ministering to the people of her community. She’s survived lupus. And now, at the age of 76, Ms. Vi has achieved something she’s dreamed about for years — she’s a college graduate.

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The Art of Advocating

Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families, and she is offering tips to help you become your loved one’s best advocate. She explains why you have to be forceful and patient when it comes to advocating for your loved one. Get her tips for communicating with physicians and getting them…

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