Living Longer, Living Better

Living longer is both a goal and a reality for many people these days. But we all know that living better is just as important as living longer. Make longer living better living by staying connected to your community, being mindful of your physical and emotional health, and engaging your mind in positive, productive tasks each day.

Eric Thurman, author of Thriving in Retirement

Author Eric Thurman on Achieving a Happy and Fulfilling Retirement

In this series of exclusive videos, the author of Thriving in Retirement offers insights and advice on how to make the most of retirement

Wally Richardson fist-bumps some students

This WWII Veteran Teaches Kids About Love and Kindness

Wally Richardson, 95, has been sharing inspirational quotes, bookmarks and "Wallyisms" with kids in his community for over 20 years. 

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This Senior Synchronized Swim Team Finds Healing in the Water

This Senior Synchronized Swim Team Finds Healing in the Water

The Harlem Honeys and Bears senior swim team prove why swimming is the best form of therapy.

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World War II veteran Wally Richardson

The Wit and Wisdom of Wally Richardson

This World War II veteran shares how he works to positively influence the lives of middle-school students with sage advice and wise adages.

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A senior woman gardening outside in the Spring weather.

50 Things to Like About Aging

Seniors share the reasons why getting older is better.

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Staff members prepare for the Founder's Day Service Project day. Pictured are Dave Crowley, Courtney Hughbanks, Mimi Wahlfeldt, Kirsten Stockton, Karen Scott, Tammy Fasold, Kayla Sargent and Lori Grant.

How a Volunteer Team Helped a Family in Need

The group stepped in to help the family of a man dying from cancer.

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Knitters woven together by common thread: Marjorie Swearingen, Louise Goding, Susan Fintel, Jan Paul, Ruth Pezley, Helen Wigert, Barb Weide and Genevieve Laux.

Volunteer Retirees Knit Blankets for Charity

These residents support the community and each other with every stitch.

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Diner operator Tammy Kronz says resident volunteers help her pass savings on to customers. "They may not be speed demons," says Tammy of her volunteers.

See How These Retirees Keep a Diner Running

Volunteering to wait on tables keeps these seniors connected and active.

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A woman reading a food label in the grocery store.

7 Facts A Nutritionist Wants You To Know About Eating Healthy

Nutritionist Lauri Wright explains the facts—and the falsehoods—about what your body needs

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An RV on the open road in the mountains

6 RV Travel Tips from Boomers on the Road

David and Veronica James share how they turned their travel hobby into a full-time adventure. 

A group of friends having smoothies in a kitchen.

7 Habits to Help You Enjoy a Longer, Better Life

Take care of yourself now to have a brighter future ahead

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A senior volunteer works at a food bank

5 Benefits for Seniors Who Volunteer

Although volunteering is fulfilling, there are other perks to giving back

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Members of the Sun City crew include (from left) Marilyn Navarro, Ken Ayers, Karen Leonard, Robert Leonard and Ted Stone.

Retirees to the Rescue: Senior Volunteers Staff Sun City's Emergency Crew

For this team of volunteers, retirement is an opportunity to save lives

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Playing music for health

Want to Boost Your Brain? Play Music

The more you learn and play music, the more your brain can whistle a happy tune.

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