In this episode of Surviving & Thriving, meet a renowned artist in his mid-90s who still paints every day. Find out why he has no plans of living his final years quietly. Plus, a former soldier explains how his wartime experiences in Iraq inspired him to enroll in med school — in his 40s!
What happens when an athlete who is mostly non-verbal or very shy comes alive in front of the camera? Magic. Step inside the studio for a day of media training with Special Olympians, and find out how you can help their dreams come true.
Forget bucket lists. Longtime Habitat for Humanity volunteer Martha Cole is just as passionate about building a better world as she is about seeing the world. That doesn’t mean she hasn’t done some pretty amazing things, too. She explains why she believes living a life of balance is the best gift you can give yourself and society.
Find out how one man has evolved from a college dropout to enlisting in the Army and becoming an Army chaplain’s assistant on the frontlines of the war in Iraq to his current life: a husband, father of two and first-year med student — at the age of 40.
Before he left Rio de Janeiro following an historic Olympics for Team USA, three-time Olympic gold medalist and seven-time NBC Olympics swimming broadcaster Rowdy Gaines checks in with Growing Bolder one final time to share his thoughts on the Games.
After the first couple days of competition in Rio, we check back in Rowdy Gaines and get his take on Michael Phelps’ continued domination, the rise of Katie Ledecky and why there’s no place for cheating and doping at the elite level.
Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families. She offers her candid advice for one of most delicate and difficult decisions many of us will face: should we ever pull a loved one out of the healthcare system?
Three major life events can plunge women into a financial crisis. In this Growing Bolder Financial Institute Minute, financial planner Jeannette Bajalia, founder and president of Woman’s Worth®, explains how longevity is redefining retirement planning for women.
Dr. Robert Masson, of the NeuroSpine Institute, says it’s “easy” to fix a problem with surgery, but the challenge is making patients understand that their role is just as, if not more, important to their long-term success. Find out why your habits and choices will determine your outcome, even in the event of an injury.
It’s inevitable: as we age, we’re all going to live with some pain. Find out why renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Masson, of the NeuroSpine Institute, says the goal of living a pain-free life is a myth. He shares his tips for learning to focus on living a life of functionality and movement.