Almost any area in country has the potential to be a great place to live but very few offer what it takes to thrive as we grow older. At Growing Bolder we’ve looked closely at the best residential communities in the country in search of those that not only offer a great home to live in but incorporate the features important to active, engaged and healthy aging.
Kenneth Cooper, M.D., is a pioneer of preventive medicine and the man who coined the term “aerobics” in his landmark book of the same name. Now 86, he’s still practicing what he preaches with daily workouts and a commitment to healthy living.
Carl Reiner is a living legend who has entertained audiences since World War II. Now in his mid-90s, he’s still as creative and vibrant as ever, and he’s also teaching us all a valuable lesson in the art of longevity.
Globally renowned neurosurgeon Robert Masson, M.D., says even if vigorous activity leads to the occasional injury, it’s the most important thing you can do to ensure a long, healthy life. Find out why.
Find out the five things you can do to live a longer, happier life. Want even better news? Most of these things will cost you next to nothing!
Staying single is the key to longevity. That is not according to some scientific research, but the opinion of some of the oldest people in the world. It is probably not insignificant that those asked were all women.
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.
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.
Beloved actor Fyvush Finkel is proof it’s never too late. After getting his start in the Yiddish theater world as a child, he finally became a crossover star in his 40s. Now 91, he’s still working and as passionate as ever about working and life.
We used to think that living a long life was kind of a fluke, that if you made it to a ripe old age, it was part genetics and a lot of luck. We thought wrong. A top longevity researcher explains how YOU have the power to determine your lifespan.