Doctors and researchers continue to work to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Speed is, unfortunately, of the essence, as most people diagnosed with ALS die within two to five years of the start of symptoms. Even with treatment options to help extend life, ALS is 100% fatal. Money spent on research has tripled each year for the last few years, and that’s in large part due to people sharing their personal stories with the disease, and advocating for change. Here are just a few of those.
Broadway legend Carol Channing died in January 2019, at the age of 97. Perhaps best known for her starring role in Broadway’s Hello, Dolly in 1964, Channing was more than just an actress: she was a singer, a dancer, a comedian and she never stopped Growing Bolder — even in her final days.
At nearly 60 years old, Barbie is getting her big screen moment, thanks to an upcoming live-action film, which will star actress Margot Robbie.
It is an iconic Christmas classic — still one of the most popular songs on the radio and played at home, even 60 years after it became a hit. And singer Brenda Lee is still Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree, too!
As people around the world honor and pay tribute to the late President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30, 2018, at the age of 94, Growing Bolder is paying special attention to the ways in which he helped smash stereotypes and contributed to Rebranding Aging®.
It is never too late to start Growing Bolder. But sometimes, you just need a real example to remind you that no matter the odds and no matter how hard the challenge, there is always time to pursue your dreams.
People around the world are paying tribute to Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, founder of Vulcan, Inc., owner of the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and noted philanthropist, after his death from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in October of 2018.
You know Senator John McCain’s story. You’ve seen the long list of his accomplishments and service. But you may not know this story, from a fellow Vietnam War POW, who served in a cell next to the future senator.
Actor, advocate, author and podcast host Alan Alda has revealed that he is battling Parkinson’s disease — but in true Growing Bolder fashion, he’s not letting it stop him from pursuing his passions or living his dreams.
Are you good at accepting compliments? Or do you try to dismiss them? Wendy Chioji has a message for you: stop. Just stop. Learn how to graciously and gratefully accept a compliment.