We’ve loved her since she was That Girl, and now Marlo Thomas is bringing us a much-needed dose of fun with her new memoir, “Growing Up Laughing.” Marlo shares stories from her unique childhood, growing up with her father, Danny Thomas, and his famous friends. Plus, she turns to some of today’s top comedians to find out what makes them laugh. Get ready to exercise your face by smiling!
What does it take to not only live to 100 but to still be vibrant? Elsa Hoffman is a shining example of how aging can be. As she prepares to celebrate her 103rd birthday, Elsa says she doesn’t fight her age, she embraces it.
A trip to Australia changed Bernie and Carl Moro’s lives forever. When they returned, they came out of retirement and started a new business — with worms. Worms eat and they excrete, and Bernie and Carl say they can make the world a better place. Click here to go Inside the Story and see how one couple is doing their part to save the world.
At age 64, Dr. Peter Pritchard is still living his childhood dream. Time magazine calls him a “Hero for the Planet.” He’s been named Floridian of the year. And if turtles could vote, he’d be named the greatest man who ever lived. Click here to see this world warrior in action.
Author Barbara Rose Brooker says she got so tired of ageism that she decided to do what she does best — write about it. Her book, The Viagra Diaries, is being turned into an HBO series and Barbara is organizing Age Marches across the country.
One thing that everyone wants to be in life is a success, however you measure that. For some it’s money, for others it’s fame. Jim Carlton could have had both. He’s a great music, songwriter and comedian who ended up choosing to stay out of the spotlight. When it came time to make that choice, he decided there were other things in life that were more important. Click here to find out why Gram Parsons, Joan Rivers and the Smothers Brothers owe Jim a debt of gratitude.