Author: Barbara Sadick

October 24, 2013

Delayed Aging: The Next Big Thing?

A team of top scientists say postponing aging makes more sense than combating cancer and Alzheimer’s. We talk to longevity researcher S. Jay Olshansky.

October 9, 2013

The Graying of Suburbia

Millions of seniors who once moved to the suburbs as young parents are now stuck there – and it turns out the ‘burbs are not a good place to grow old.

April 18, 2013

Planet Talk: Actor Amy VanNostrand

On the eve of her 60th birthday, Amy VanNostrand talks about her role in the new comedy “Scrambled Eggs” and what it’s like to be an aging actress.

April 2, 2013

Would You Volunteer For a Clinical Trial?

In the effort to find drugs and procedures that can help an aging population, researchers are coming up against an obstacle: Not enough older people volunteer for clinical trials.

March 6, 2013

Workplace Woes: Mediation for Age Discrimination

Age discrimination in the workplace is on the rise, but filing a lawsuit isn’t the only remedy – or the best one.

December 27, 2012

Starting Over: The Rise of the Older Entrepreneur

Senior entrepreneurship is the biggest work trend of the past 100 years. Explore the landscape and check out online resources that can help turn idea into reality.

December 17, 2012

How Laurie Todd Fought Her Insurance Company and Survived

Refusing to accept a death sentence, Laurie Todd scoured the Internet for information about her condition, her insurance company’s processes and the law. She won the name the Insurance Warrior – and her life.