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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Man of Two Countries

George Diaz was born in Cuba but moved to America with his family when he was five years old. As he approaches 64, Diaz reflects on his life as a hyphenated American and the pull between his birth country and the country he calls home.

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Conservation of the Gulf Coast

Saving, protecting and restoring natural areas is Bob Bendick’s passion — and his life’s work. Now, at 73, Bendick is leading one of the most challenging efforts of his 40-year career: working with state and local governments abutting the Gulf of Mexico, and with federal agencies, to use funds from the worst oil spill in U.S. history to rebuild the fragile coastal ecosystem.

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GB Book Reviews

Looking for a good book to read to stay engaged while you’re home? No problem. We’ve reviewed five great books to help keep your mind entertained and working. 

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Farewell Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers has passed away at the age of 81. Rogers career spanned nearly six decades during which time he had 24 number-one hits and more than 50 million albums sold in the US alone. Last year we had the pleasure of featuring him in an article for the spring issue of Growing Bolder Magazine where he reflected on old friends and shared what life was like in his later years.

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Translating Tech: The Gig Economy

We have all seen how much the traditional 40-hour workweek in an office has drastically changed. If you’re looking for insight on how to make remote work and the gig economy work for you, then you can’t miss these tips for experienced professionals.

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Never Stop Climbing

Lynn Hill, one of the greatest rock climbers of all-time, is continuing to push the limits and has no plans of slowing down anytime soon. Learn how she stays motivated and continues to defy ageism as she approaches 60.

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Be Here Now

Olivia Newton John shares her new found perspective after receiving a cancer diagnosis and encourages us all to stay focused on the here and now.

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5 Questions With Silicon Valley’s Oldest Employee

Barbara Beskind smashes stereotypes every time she goes to work. At 94, she is by far the oldest member of the world-famous, human-centered design team IDEO in Silicon Valley. Some of IDEO’s designs include Apple’s first mouse and the Pilates machine. Many of Beskind’s co-workers are 60 or even 70 years younger, but they’re soaking up her life experiences.

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Cycle of Life

When Mary Shanklin decided at age 60 to ride her bike across the country to raise money for the Adult Literacy League, it wasn’t a bump-free ride. In fact, she nearly quit on day two. Learn how she was able to shift her mindset and persevere to be an inspiration for all.

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