Seniors are signing up for semi-communal enclaves, with separate homes but a supportive community
Sol Levenson is still painting–and thriving–at 95
Play pinocle or mahjahn in your golden years? Bah! Meet folks in their 70s, 80s, and 90s who sing rock ‘n roll and tour Europe.
The working caregiver and his/her clueless boss
Spotting financial elder abuse
A Call to Arms. Interactive pillows that lets Grandma and the grandkids have pseudohugs from afar.
What about a new or second career? Heres your A-Z guide.
Want to be a chick magnet or a love stud? It may be as easy as mixing an odorless liquid originally made from the sweaty armpits of college women with your favorite perfume or aftershave lotion.
The clock is ticking; is this romance clicking?
Talk about an intergenerational experience! College students and seniors living together on campus.
Former New York Times reporter talks about caregiving
A novel laced with sexuality among septuagenarians
A new way to work out thorny sibling and family issues over aging parents
Nursing homes are wrestling with a little discussed phenomenon: resident-to-resident violence
Nursing homes as home-like as can be
Separate homes, shared meals and space
Intergenerational programs thrive
Options abound: Assisted Living for Nudists, Anyone?
Check out three forward-thinking places
Cool housing set-up for boomers+
Boomers helping shape the future of housing
A factory where the majority of workers are in their 70′s, 80′s, even 90′s
They’re long and happily married but they live separately
Nonprofit Soldier On provides affordable housing, support and job training
Those with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers go back in time
Innovative transportation options in cities and towns
Professional artists, musicians, and dancers hit long-term care
Help for those who help others
Boomers love to do everything their own way, and they are out in front on divorce, too.
Finding alternative treatments for Alzheimer’s from llamas in the hallways to chocolate in the middle of the night to a middle-of-the-night adult daycare program.
What happens to your benefits after a split?
More boomers are opting for smaller neighborhoods with a bigger sense of community
Senior emergency rooms will become critical
Hospital sticker-shock relief
After a diagnosis of cancer comes the uncertainty of what lies ahead.
There’s no time to be sick!
We’re not kidding! Laughter therapy works.
Using political campaign techniques, Dr. Donald Berwick saves lives in the healthcare industry.
A new breed of patient advocates called cancer navigators
How a cancer diagnosis affects more than the patient
Profile of an eminent burn surgeon
What would it be liketo take refuge in an Alabama shelter for abused women and suddenly have to flee during the hurricane?
Checking out alternative medicine
Even with X-ray vision, a retired radiologist who doesn’t read music and has no formal training could not have foreseen his future: writing a symphony performed by a renowned orchestra that critics say evokes Mahler.
Doctors-to-be live in a nursing home as a patient
New Career Worthy of a Standing Ovation
Divorced working moms face tough challenges when they seek custody
Dressing for success in the business world
What’s shaping up to be a smart strategy?
Ten fun ways to boost your bank account
Why we still meet in person—and when we don’t need to
A telecommuter’s guide to being connected and content
AARP has joined with national healthcare leaders to examine five key areas that impact the recruitment and retention of workers over 50
Addressing caregiver support issues in the workplace
Work-life balance opportunities are important to your company’s recruitment and retention strategies
Whether you’re looking for a job or not, networking is important. Why does it matter?
Soup slurpers, beware! More than half of all business deals are clinched over food, so it’s no wonder that business etiquette classes are booming.
Five weeks after Jane Swift took the top office in Massachusetts, she gave birth to twin girls. And, sure enough, her very public motherhood has become a hot issue.
A surprising number of firms are paying more than lip service to harried employees trying to balance work and family. Does your company measure up?
Every day you find yourself having to negotiate, whether it is about what movie to see with your spouse, how to balance work and family, or how to convince your boss to give you a raise. Check out these smart strategies.
Are all college students above average? Grade inflation is a big problem in American academe—unless you’re someone getting those A’s.
Getting schooled in interactive whiteboards, digital textbooks, and Race to the Top funding.
With deep pockets and an innovative curriculum, a new engineering school is attracting the best and brightest
Bard President Leon Botstein creates his own map of educational reform, proposing that youngsters start school at age 4 and receive high school diplomas when they’re 15 or 16.
Sexed up septuagenarians and three women in love with a dead guy
Convicted criminals raise troubled dogs
How I Try to Help write Inspirational profiles that will get cynics rolling their eyeballs
A snoring room could save your marriage
How I share my handsome hound with a friend
My dog has no Burberry coat, designer toys, personal trainer, gourmet treats or breath mints like her other furry friends on the block. Am I a lousy master?
A 90 year-old man I’ve never met rings my doorbell, points to my daughter’s bedroom, and remarks, “That’s where my wife and I made love!” Former owners go on a tour.
Seems that having a baby is not a good enough excuse to be absent from one judge’s courtroom.