Do we still have the will to confront social inequities like we did in our youth? A weekend-run epiphany connects hip-hop and graffiti to history-changing movements of the ‘60s and ‘70s — and strengthens a resolve for confronting ageism.
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Tony Bennett is retiring at 95, leaving behind a fabulous legacy that spans more than eight decades. But before he leaves the stage, he and duet partner Lady Gaga are sharing a parting gift.
Linda Hollerbach was diagnosed with breast cancer and 10 years later with melanoma. Throughout her treatment and journey, she discovered the healing power of creativity.
The indomitable optimism of Eugene Snowden. Snowden is many things: Bombastic. Soulful. Hilarious. Kind. Groovy. Intellectual. Humble. Aggressive. Outrageous. Creative. Uncontrollable. Lovable. Artistic.
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Some call Clyde Butcher the Ansel Adams of our time due to his breathtaking photographs of the Florida Everglades. At 79, he’s still capturing this national treasure in photographs.
In 2020, the year of Covid-19 and the assorted hardships that come with it, finding something to smile about may be challenging. But here’s something that can make your heart sing: Dionne Warwick is on Twitter.
Meet Mike and Clark Orr, a father-son design team with a common passion for creating.
GrandPad has created a product specifically for older adults to take high quality photos and share them with loved ones.
Creative expression is liberating, satisfying, and enhances our quality of life. It’s all about figuring out who we are and what we want to say and sharing it with the world in our own unique way. From fashion to photography to fitness, these fascinating folks over 50 are sharing their chosen creative outlets with their online communities.
Find out how the act of artistic creation exorcised the demons that had been haunting Audrey Phillips for a decade.
82-year-old Richard Thill serves as a Grand Advisor to a tech company called GrandPad, helping to get more seniors online and connected to loved ones.
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.
Arthur Brooks believes we can all be happy if we begin investing in our own “Happiness 401k.”
Valerie Bertinelli watched her ex-husband and love of her life, rock star Eddie Van Halen, struggle with and eventually die of cancer. It was a terrible jolt, and it changed her, she believes, for the better.
Studies have shown that listening to music can improve overall health and wellbeing as we age. GrandPad has developed a tablet specifically to help seniors get on the internet and easily find their favorite music.
Crafts today span everything from textiles, painting, quilting, weaving, cooking, baking, cake decorating, home decorating, to sewing, drawing and more. And nowadays, adults are embracing crafts as a pastime and as a great way to meet new people.
Marlon Hoffman describes passion as “an activity you do where you don’t look at the clock.” He shares why he thinks we should pursue our passions, no matter what.
Gaming isn’t an activity only meant for kids and young adults. There are great options of social video games that are easy to play at any age, and offer great opportunities to form intergenerational relationships.
Jean Banas is a 92-year-old abstract expressionist and a major surprise to many critics and collectors who make the ageist and sexist assumption that her dynamic and energetic paintings were created by a much younger man.