She stands just 4 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs just 83 pounds, but Ida Keeling is a true heavyweight. Fresh off her world-record run at the Penn Relays, the 100-year-old runner talks to Growing Bolder about the power of attitude.
Proving that it’s never too late, Mieko Nagaoka became not only the fastest, but the first centenarian ever to swim 1,500 meters in a 25-meter pool.
As she celebrates her 100th birthday, Dorothy Johnson celebrates a lifetime of giving back and breaking racial and gender barriers. She shares her secrets of longevity and offers her advice for making your own mark on the world.
Unlike the movie Whiplash, a 100-year-old musical legend inspires next generation of musicians with discipline, encouragement and a $20 million dollar donation.
Let this be known as the year that centenarians snuck into the Super Bowl and stole the show. Maybe it wasn’t the most talked about ad, or even the newest, but it was by far the most important. An unmistakeable sign that times have changed. For the first time a major corporation chose to advertise […]
At 103 William Ely truly is a Growing Bolder Rock Star of Aging. Even in his 100s he’s making a difference by helping raise money for wounded vets He’s redefining what’s possible as a centenarian.
Roselio Muniz is 101 years old and he’s sharing the daily activities and choices he believes are responsible for not only getting him to this point but have allowed him to continue to live a life of vitality and passion.
Before her death at 109, Ruth Hamilton filed dozens of video blogs for GrowingBolder.com. On this visit, we brought her the one thing she said she missed most about the “outside world” — rye bread and jelly. Enjoy life’s simple pleasures with Ruth.
What can we learn from centenarians? It turns out, A LOT! Steve Franklin, Ph.D., spent years to talking to hundreds of people to discover their secrets of success in money, work and life.
What can centenarians teach you about healthy aging? EVERYTHING! Former college professor Steve Franklin has interviewed more than 500 people 100 and older and shares the three principles you can start adapting NOW to live longer, better.