Author: Erica Manfred

February 16, 2018

Online Dating at 75: Granny Gail Tells All

Granny Gail convinced her lovelorn granddaughter, “Granny Is My Wingman” author Kaylie Stollak, to try online dating – and then created her own dating profile.

September 6, 2017

Game of Thrones: It’s All About the Older Characters

It may be fantasy—but this Emmy winning series reflects real life in all its complexity.

August 11, 2017

Why I Like Hanging Out with Younger People

Same-age friends are fine—but age segregation is limiting. Here’s how one writer finds different-age friends.

July 26, 2017

Seven Terrific Small Screen Movies

Some of the most creative and adventurous films are skipping the cineplex and going straight to streaming platforms. Don’t miss these.

July 19, 2017

How to Complain to Customer Service on Social Media—and Get Results

Are you getting the runaround? Turns out, Twitter and Facebook are the best way to get get good customer care.

June 25, 2017

A Red Diaper Baby Returns to Her Roots

In a Florida retirement community, a new generation of residents are carrying their parents’ torch of political activism.

May 31, 2017

Aging Out of Place in Boquete, Panama

Chris Jones retired to the lush green mountains of the world’s most retiree-friendly country, an expat hotspot.

May 12, 2017

Why You Should Watch Season 3 of “Grace and Frankie”

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin make comedy of aging while bashing ageism in their hilarious web TV show.

April 27, 2017

The Problem with Hearing Aids—and the Solutions

They’re expensive, unattractive, clunky, uncomfortable and make you feel old, so you “don’t need them”? If that’s you, read this.

April 17, 2017

8 Options for Affordable Hearing Aids

From under the radar finds to online-only savings, these hearing aid deals can save you money—and protect your brain health.

April 12, 2017

Aging Out of Place in Lake Chapala, Mexico

Newly widowed, Audrey Zikmund moved to this artsy and affordable area alone. She has never looked back.