Successful Aging

My 10 Keys to Successful Aging

Successful aging in an ageist culture is not easy. And there is no right or wrong way to do it. Growing Bolder CEO Marc Middleton offers 10 keys to successful aging that he has learned from active, happy and healthy, men and women in their 80s 90s and 100s.

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Putting Active Aging in Focus

A college professor in her 50s started recording her 99-year-old grandmother’s daily workouts. It sparked an idea and a new career. In “Lives Well Lived,” Sky Bergman shines a spotlight on 40 people, between the ages of 75 and 100, who are redefining what it means to “grow old.” Find out why this first-time filmmaker felt so passionate about sharing these stories and how she hopes it changes lives.

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Adventure Women

This group of Adventure Women has spent the past eight years hiking rocky trails, paddling blackwater rivers, biking coastal islands and zip-lining down a mountain. But above all, they’ve learned the true value in sharing experiences and living life together.

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GB One-on-One: Former Surgeon General Dr. Antonia Novello

Dr. Antonia Novello is the first woman and first Hispanic to serve as U.S. Surgeon General. In a thought-provoking conversation with Growing Bolder, she reveals how she felt the weight and pride of 59 million minorities on her shoulders after her appointment. Plus, she looks ahead to the coming age wave and explains the important steps our leaders and society must take to prepare for it.

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GB One-on-One: Dr. Richard Carmona

Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona’s road to success was anything but easy. He was born to a poor immigrant family in New York City, where he experienced homelessness, hunger and health issues, only to rise to unimaginable heights of success. Today, he’s an in-demand thought leader who speaks passionately about the changes this nation needs to make in order to better care for our seniors.

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Tony de Leede

GB One-on-One: Tony de Leede

Tony de Leede is one of the world’s most successful wellness entrepreneurs. In the latest episode of GB One-on-One, he describes how his fitness goals have evolved as he’s aged and how he’s sharing that knowledge with others.

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Kay Van Norman

Kay Van Norman took on the senior living industry to try and make a better life for those they serve. Find out what changes she thinks are necessary to help us all age better.

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Barbara Beskind

Barbara Beskind

Every time she goes to work, Barbara Beskind, 90, smashes the stereotypes of aging. Find out how the conceptual designer’s new job in Silicon Valley is not only having an impact on her young co-workers but on her fellow retirement home residents, too

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