Karen Worstell

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The 8 Morning Secrets of Successful People (Infographic)

Want to start your day like Richard Branson?<p><i>Rise and shine.</i> Don’t hit that snooze button!<p>How you wake up can often dictate how the rest of your day will go. That’s why it’s important to approach every day with a strong and optimistic routine.<p>How do you think the most successful people in the world …

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Iranian Women Get on Their Bicycles in Defiance of Fatwa

Iranian women are sharing pictures and videos of themselves riding bicycles on social media, after the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei …

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Women face glass ceilings at every level

We tend to be myopic when it comes to analysing women's potential, seeing what's happening at the top, but not at the very root of the problem.<p>COMMENT<p>…

Empowering Female Leaders: Why Companies Can’t Afford to Wait

This week, McKinsey released a report on Women in the Workplace that showed that for every 100 women promoted in an organization, 130 men are …

The Perks Of Being A Flexible Spender In Retirement

William Bengen’s 1994 article introduced the concept of the 4% rule for retirement withdrawals. He defined the sustainable spending rate as the percentage of retirement date assets which can be withdrawn, with this amount adjusted for inflation in subsequent years, such that the retirement …

Age Is an Asset: Let's Use It! Here's How

<i>Editor’s note: This article is part of Next Avenue’s 2015 Influencers in Aging project honoring 50 people changing how we age and think about …

Why Young People Need To Look At Older People Differently

<i>Editor’s note: This article is part of Next Avenue’s 2015 Influencers in Aging project honoring 50 people changing how we age and think about aging.</i><p>As we grapple with the myriad challenges posed by America’s large, aging population, there is one potential change that would cost nothing but could …

Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability

A new study suggests that may be possible, particularly if you have good genes.<p>"Chronic disease is not an inevitable part of aging," said Dr. Sofiya …

The art of keeping an eye on aging parents

Taking care of our independent-minded elderly parents can be a huge challenge.<p>That challenge will increase as parents grow older. Between 7 million and 10 million adults are caring for aging parents from a long distance, according to Pew Research Center.<p>Meanwhile, financial fraud against older …

How Your Attitude About Aging Can Add Years To Your Life

In the mid 2000s, Irene Sinclair's face adorned advertisements and billboards throughout the UK. As part of the Campaign for Real Beauty developed by Dove, the 96-year-old great grandmother was chosen to help challenge conventional thinking about beauty.<p>The award-winning campaign about positive …

Iconic Photographer Peter Lindbergh Talks '90s Supermodels, Aging and Why He Loves Instagram

Robin Wright - The behind the scenes imagery from the 2017 Pirelli Calendar by Peter Linbergh" by Alessandro Scotti.<br>Alessandro Scotti<p>1 of 5<p>The '90s …

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95-Year-Old Jewish Designer Iris Apfel on Aging Gracefully: 'Get Up Off Your Butt & Do Something'

Iris Apfel tells it like it is. This doesn’t come as a surprise, considering she’s 95 years old and has lived through everything from World War II to …

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Top Dermatologists Share 6 Sneaky Signs That Your Skin Is Aging Poorly

There are plenty signs of aging we see all the time, like attending your baby cousins' graduation, receiving an invite to a high school reunion, and watching your 401(k) mature. And when it comes to your complexion, most of us are on the lookout for the telltale signs: forehead furrows, crows feet, …

Skin Care

Quilled Paper Portraits That Highlight the Beauty of Old Age by Yulia Brodskaya | Colossal

<p>Utilizing vibrantly colored paper, artist and illustrator Yulia Brodskaya (previously here and here), creates unique three-dimensional portraits …

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vitamin D deficiency linked to mental decline in elderly in new China study

Low levels of vitamin D are linked to an increased risk of cognitive decline and impairment in elderly Chinese people.<p>Produced naturally in the skin …

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How You Can Defy Expectations By Joining The Peace Corps After Age 50

In my book "Disrupt Aging" I talk about the concept of encore careers in reference to people age 50-plus who, after having concluded their "first" career, embark on a new one -- an encore career -- which is frequently one that encompasses some form of social impact.<p>Encore careers represent a fresh, …

Turns Out That Sex Gets Better for You the Older You Get

From improved circulation to lowered stress, sex not only feels good but also has a number of health benefits. And according to a new study in the <i>Journal of Health and Social Behavior</i>, those advantages only increase as you get older.<p>Researchers from Michigan State University analyzed data from the …

Turning To Baby Boomers To Save The Next Generation From Alzheimer's

Today, more than 46 million people worldwide live with dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease International estimates that number will increase to more than 130 million people by 2050. Now imagine within the next 10 years that we're able to alter the trajectory of Alzheimer's disease and find a …

British pensioner, 87, walks to Holland with just a green shopping bag to retrace brother’s steps in WWII

An 87-year-old British man who walked to the Netherlands from Southport to retrace the steps of his brother in World War II has captured the hearts …

'Elder Orphans' Have A Harder Time Aging In Place

Thriving in a place that’s safe and comfortable, surrounded by cozy memories, is a natural desire of older adults. We treasure independence and want a space to call our own, and we prefer that place to reflect the person we’ve become. We understand that aging bids compromise, and once 65 hits, the …