Living Longer, Living Better

Billie Sakel (right) and her friends Lenus and Sarah Weisheit harvest vegetables from the garden areas at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana.

Making Friends in Our Later Years

They found love and support from new friends in their senior living community.

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Randy Kimura shows the sheet that he and his mother-in-law, Janet Nakashima, use to keep track of her workouts.

Her Son-in-Law is Her Personal Trainer and Friend

This 97-year old strengthens her body and soul with help from her family.

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Neighbors combat loneliness

The Positive Power of a Neighbor

“Small talk” isn’t so small when you consider how even casual social connections can combat loneliness.

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Grandfather's Instagram Art Helps Him Stay Connected to His Family

This Grandfather’s Instagram Art Helps Him Stay Connected to His Family

Chan Jae Lee, a 77-year-old Korean artist, draws whimsical pictures to keep in touch with his grandkids around the world.

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Eric (left) and his friend of four decades, Ken

Why He Couldn't Let This Friendship Slip Away

After retiring and losing his wife to cancer, Eric realized why his friendship with Ken mattered so much.

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A quartet of mature friends enjoy a conversation

How to Build Friendships in Your Senior Years

Get a happier, more fulfilling retirement with a strong circle of friends. 

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6 Simple Ways to Tap the Healing Power of Gardening

How gardening can boost your mental well-being.

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Music helps fight aging

What If Your Brain Never Stopped Growing?

New research explores this question—what could it mean for how you see your life?

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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

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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. 

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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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