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Aging With Attitude

#RaisingHell: A Conversation With Carmen Gilda

If you’re a TV, radio, or movie buff, you may have heard of Gilda Mirós. The 80-year-old trailblazer has been an inspiring fixture in film and broadcasting for some 50 years. An award-winning veteran of Latin American broadcasting in the United States, she went to Vietnam as a presenter with the USO during the Vietnam War.…

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Still More Adventurous Aging

What does it mean to age adventurously?   Here are still more examples culled from Pinterest and elsewhere of how people are aging with attitude. Make a clothing statement No less an authority than Coco Chanel said “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.”  Could it be that fashion isn’t necessarily what…

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Dancing through life: Martha Halas

When grandmother Martha Halas decided to “unlearn” everything she’d been told growing up, she had no idea it would put her on the music map and earn her a starring role in singer-songwriter Jackie Greene’s latest video.  The three-time cancer survivor started dancing alone at her local restaurant on Florida’s Gulf Coast five years ago.…

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More Adventurous Aging

Here’s another installment of pictures, culled from Pinterest, of people “Aging with Attitude” to inspire, inform, and uplift you. Curious about Pinterest? Read  “How to Use Pinterest: 4 Tips for Getting Started” on Senior Planet.) Dancing whenever the mood strikes you   Anytime is a good time to dance through life like no one was looking….and…

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Aging with Attitude: Zandra Rhodes

Ask iconic fashion designer Zandra Rhodes for her beauty secrets and she bursts out laughing. “I never take my make-up off before I go to bed. When I wake up I wash my face and put more on,” the 77-year-old says. Rhodes, who has dressed everyone from Elizabeth Taylor and Jackie Onassis to Debbie Harry…

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Film at…79

When actress and broadcaster Carmen Gilda decided to re-start her career at the age of 77, after spending 15 years caring full-time for her parents, she signed up for filmmaking classes at Manhattan Neighborhood Network, the nation’s largest community media center (learn more here). Gilda, known professionally as Gilda Miros, initially worried she wouldn’t be…

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Adventurous Aging in Pictures

  If a picture is worth a thousand words, this could be a book called “Aging with Attitude.” We scoured Pinterest for images of older people having a blast, being creative and doing exactly what they feel like doing, like….   Riding a skateboard around town This professor  became an internet sensation when he discovered skateboarding.…

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