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When it comes to time, our culture wants us to believe that it has less value as the days go by, but that’s backwards! We aren’t made to withdraw from life as we get older. We’re made to lean into it.
Sharon Strickland is a great-grandmother that is shining a light on a unique aspect of caregiving later in life.
Myrt Rose, 85, says family trips in the 1940s sparked a lifetime passion for adventure that included everything from wing walking to diving for treasure. Meet this fearless Floridian.
Learn how Darryl Perry recovered from a near death experience and set his attention on inspiring anyone facing a challenge.
There’s no question that caregivers are under siege during this pandemic. If you fall in that category, check out these helpful tips for coping with the stress.
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In 2019, British yachtswoman Jeanne Socrates, 77, became the oldest person ever to sail around the world unassisted. Fresh off her world-record trip around the world, Jeanne sits down with us for a special event, Growing Bolder Presents.
Jillian Michaels shares how to jettison the concept of perfection and focus our appreciation on progress.
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.
Adults in the “sandwich generation,” wedged between caring for children and aging parents, feel more stress than any other group.
Eugene Snowden is a well-known musician on the Central Florida scene. Now, he’s playing a new role as his mother’s primary caregiver.
Sonia Pressman Fuentes founded the National Organization for Women in 1966. Now at 93, she is still fighting for women’s rights and against social injustice.
Thomas McClary, founder of the legendary band, the Commodores, knows about life’s highs and lows. Despite adversity, from segregation to a lawsuit, he looks for ways to lift others up.
Rolling Stones, James Taylor, ZZ Top among iconic rock bands touring in 2021, proving staying power and popularity of older musicians.
Jamieson Thomas defies description. Artist, athlete, adventuress and so much more. Only her art hints at the depth of this renaissance woman.
A 100-year-old woman has broken the world records for the fastest 100- and 200-meter dashes in her age group. Watch the videos of Diane Friedman as she becomes the fastest centenarian in the world.
National Senior Games champion Jim Ploen, 93, shares beginner archery tips and encourages others to take aim at this sport that builds focus and confidence.
Retired firefighter Tom “Bull” Hill was told he would never walk again. But he walked 1,000 miles across Florida and has plans for a 9/11 memorial walk from Boston to New York to honor fallen firefighters.
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.
A 79-year-old grandmother, who goes by the alias WowGrandma78, is shattering existing stereotypes and changing the way thousands of people look at online gamers.
Caregivers have a big job. And when you’re away, so often there’s worry. Thankfully, technology can help you stay connected when you’re not there… and do a whole lot more!