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Romancing The Road

Rachel Veitch was 89 years old and had 540,000 miles on her 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente — aka "Chariot" — when we met her. Learn Rachel's secrets to her car's longevity, that caught even car afficionado Jay Leno's eye, and earned Chariot and Rachel a trip to "The Tonight Show."

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  • Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives

The Power of Creative Engagement | Growing Bolder Season 8, Episode 3

As any creative person knows, it's not always the finished product that's what is most valuable. Many times, it's what you learn in the process. At 98, Harold Garde’s art is bolder than ever, and his perspective is provocative as well. As the lighting director for AC/DC, Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones and others, Cosmo Wilson shines the light on some of the greatest bands in rock, and has some bright ideas on living life to the fullest. Plus, one of the gifts of aging is the opportunity to reinvent yourself, again and again. From beauty queen to roadie to seamstress and restauranteur, Maxine Earhart has done just that … and she's not finished yet.

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Change can be hard. Speed skating icon Apolo Anton Ohno has experienced it in his life and wants to empower you to make your life’s transitions the best they can be

She pole vaults, throws the javelin, discus, shot put and hammer, sprints, hurdles and runs the steeple chase. She’s also 88 years old. Flo Meiler, aka ‘the Pole Vaulting granny’ joins Marc to kick off Season 2 of Fountain of Youth.

Home Shopping Host Diane Gilman, aka, the Jean Queen, waged a painful, lengthy battle against breast cancer. She shares what she’s learned about overcoming obstacles.

The 10 Keys to Active Longevity

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.

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The Mushroom Man

Many people are interested in photography. Some specialize in portraits, others landscapes. Taylor Lockwood specializes in – are you ready for this? – mushrooms!

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Spark Personal Growth with Travel

Samantha Brown has been around the block more than a time or two. She’s an Emmy Award-winning world travel host featured in more than 400 episodes of TV shows on the Travel Channel and PBS. She has visited more than 250 cities, 60 countries and spent more than 26,000 hours traveling.

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Nevertheless, She Persisted

As a medical doctor, photographer, mother, world traveler and FAA Certified Drone Pilot, Claire Johnson has many impressive attributes. Intelligence. Persistence. Determination. But her greatest characteristic might be this: staying open to the possibilities.

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It’s Never Too Late to Live With Passion and Purpose in Your Profession | Active Aging Week

One of the most important decisions we make for our wellness is how we spend our days. Whether it involves paid work, volunteering, caregiving, or creative expression, our choices and activities that comprise how we spend our days become how we spend our lives. While one chapter of our professional activities may be complete, it’s never too late to begin something new, even in our 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. And the good news is today there are more choices and opportunities than ever before.

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Dottie Gray

The Indomitable Dottie Gray

If you think someone 90 or older can’t bounce back from a broken hip, prepare to have your mind changed. Meet Dottie Gray, the 94-year-old who had her hip replaced less than a year ago and still showed up to compete at the National Senior Games.

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