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.

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9 Practical Tips to Make Your Weight Loss Resolution Last

Are you feeling discouraged about your efforts to lose weight? Get practical advice from Roberta Messner, who lost almost 100 pounds, and has kept it off for years

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Can Earth's Blue Zones Teach Us The Secret to Living Longer?

Author Dan Buettner shares secrets he's learned about longevity from the world's Blue Zones -- places where people are living longest. 

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How a Driven Surgeon Found a New Passion

An active, athletic doctor thought her life was over when heart trouble forced her to give up her practice—but an inspiring new chapter was about to begin.

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5 Easy Ways To Be Active at Any Age

You don't have to run a marathon to stay active and healthy; small steps can do the trick. Here are five ways rethink your approach to exercise.

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The Soul of an Artist: A Teacher Inspires a Lawyer to Pursue His Passion

Though he'd always loved to draw and paint, he had turned his focus to his legal career—until he realized his life could use some color.

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3 Stovetop Simmers to Fill Your Home with Warmth

A softly bubbling pot of richly scented herbs and spices soothes your senses and revitalizes your spirit.

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Make 2018 Your Most Positive Year Yet

These 4 strategies can set you on a positive path for the new year.

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Stock Your Fridge for a Healthy New Year

What do you see when you open your refrigerator? Let it reflect your healthy goals for 2018.

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The New Science of Exercise and How It Keeps Us Young

Discover new studies on the surprising benefits of exercise. The best news? Even a small amount of exercise makes a difference.

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8 Simple Habits To Make You More Productive in the New Year

No matter what your resolutions are, use these simple techniques to meet your goals

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Relieve Stress with a Five-Finger Breath Exercise

This simple practice will help you relax and find some peace in your day.

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Sherry learned to approach fitness in a whole new way.

A Sidelined Surgeon Finds New Purpose as a Swimming Coach

A heart condition ended Sherry Colgin's career as a hand surgeon, but Colgin soon began to work as a swimming coach with Paralympic athletes and returning veterans.

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Guideposts Remembers: Rose Marie—90 Years an Entertainer

Actress and singer Rose Marie passed away at the age of 94 on December 28, 2017, just weeks after we first shared this interview with her.

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7 Easy Tips to Help You Stay Active

Follow this practical advice to maintain your mobility as you age.

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