Archive for 2014

What Do Rock Stars Think of Getting Older?

Rock stars, of any group of musicians, are revered for their seemingly Peter Pan-like ability to stay young forever. No matter what they did in their youth — and some of them partied way too much — these rock stars stay young in our minds because we grew up with them. We saw them when …

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5 Senior-Friendly Memorial Day Getaways

Memorial Day, one of the days of the year where we honor our veterans for their sacrifices, is coming up fast on May 26. This gives you just enough time to plan a perfect Memorial Day getaway that’s both senior-friendly, fun for everyone, and keeps the day in mind. Curious? Read on to find out …

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Have Scientists Pinpointed The Gene Responsible For Weight Gain and Aging?

Scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center (USDA HNRCA) on Aging at Tufts University and Yale University School of Medicine appear to have discovered a gene responsible for causing weight gain, where the removal of it seems to do the opposite: decreases fat and aging. This gene, called FAT10, plays …

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5 Things that Make the Baby Boomer Generation Uniquely Badass

Baby Boomers are often hailed as the greatest generation, and with good reason: they lived right in the middle of the technological transformation and were at the front lines of just about major event in the 20th century. But just being there isn’t enough, which is why we’re taking a look at some Baby Boomer …

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