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The wisdom of 'The Velveteen Rabbit' offers lessons as we age
The children's performer is now motivating adults (and Beluga Grads) to make change
A second marriage for both of us, we wanted an intimate and low-key event
In our readers' survey, we also asked how often you feel lonely and why
Booksellers offer recommendations about thrillers, family sagas and more
What I learned about the realities of this new, but old, practice
Author Mary Pipher ('Reviving Ophelia') plots the course
These thoughts and actions can help with the challenges of aging
As a young reporter, author Sara Davidson soaked in the vibe of the 'New Dawn'
Common signs of aging can often be tracked to the illness
Her husband's death from dementia led illustrator Nancy Carlson to rely on art
These part-time retirement jobs and volunteering posts come with cool perks
Benefits include 'no primping' and 'a different level of bonding'
The author of '50 After 50' encourages women to strive for clarity and ease
A run along the beach prompts this author to reflect on his mom growing older
Money & Policy
New rules on tapping retirement savings, plus an IRA extension
A series on America's first generation aging with HIV/AIDS