How Your Attitude Towards Aging Can Save Your Life

Dr. David Lereah (62) is a well-respected economist, a notable author, and a business entrepreneur. Formerly a Fairfax county resident, he was chief economist at the Mortgage Bankers Association and then later assumed the same … [Read more...]

Can the Aging Clock be Reset?

No matter how old we are, most of us have had the fantasy of winding back the clock on our personal aging process. Whether it's having less wrinkles or grey hair, or even feeling like we did 20 years ago, most of us wish we could … [Read more...]

Come Hear Evan Speak This Weekend at The Positive Aging Fair!

This Sunday, Evan Farr will be speaking at The Northern Virginia Positive Aging and Wellness Fair. The fair will be held at the Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center at 3225 Gallows Road (across from the Inova … [Read more...]

Seniors Get SMARTER as They Get Older – How to Retain Your Smarts and Your Memory

Forty year-old Rachel is quite forgetful. She always forgets at least one item when she goes to the supermarket, forgets names (but typically remembers faces), and can’t always tell you what she had for breakfast that day. Eighty … [Read more...]

Coming of Age in Aging America: What Happens When Half of the Population is Over 50?

What will it mean for us all to grow up, live, and age in a society where half the citizens are over the age of 50? This has never been our reality, but we are getting closer. We are an aging society, and the graying of our … [Read more...]

How to Live Past 100

Q. This past year, I became interested in genealogy, and have been compiling my family tree using online resources. With some research, I found that generations before mine have included not-so-distant relatives who have lived … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Who Are the Oldest Living Man, Woman, and Pet Bunny?

Dear Commander Bun Bun, I have read that it has become more common for people to live to be over 100. I am just curious -- do you know who the oldest living man and woman are, what they say their secret is, and who the world’s … [Read more...]

Who Will Be There for Me if I’m Aging Alone?

Q. I am currently 82 years old, and I live by myself in the home I purchased 40 years ago in Northern Virginia. Most of the people I know have grandchildren and evengreat-grandchildren. Throughout my life, I put my career first, … [Read more...]

A New Era of Human Longevity

Happy Birthday Irene Ciuffoletti! Irene Ciuffoletti, a nursing home resident in Pennsylvania, celebrated her 113th birthday last week with other residents, enjoying cake and music. A widow for more than half a century, … [Read more...]

Helping Seniors with Winter Hazards

Dear Baxter, The forecast calls for a huge snowstorm, and my mother lives alone. She is having a tough time with the bitter cold weather as it is, and the snow that they are calling for can be dangerous. Do you have any … [Read more...]