Defying Age

Americans are subverting age based roles and settling into new social categories. Herein, we explore working and loving on your own timeline.

Young at Heart

By Mary Diduch
The secret to aging well may be pretending that you’re not aging at all.

The Ideal Age to Have a Baby

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Do older first-time mothers live longer?

Blogs: Old Dogs, New Tricks

By PT Staff
Can people change? Or are some parts of us set in stone?

The Case Against Retirement

By Ray Williams
Keep working to stay healthier.

Advantages of Dating After 40

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
You are never too old to fall in love.

If You Are Single, Will You Grow Old Alone? Results from 6 Nations

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Are singles with no kids isolated and vulnerable in later life?

Age-Gap Couples in the Twilight Zone

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
What challenges do the elder years bring to these, and to all, couples?

How to Become an Age Buster

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Some of our most inspired thinkers were Age Busters

At What Age Should You Retire?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
The key questions you should ask in planning your retirement

Why We Have More Courage to Create in the Middle Years

By Jeffrey Davis M.A.
Doubt and disruption can be catalysts for middle-aged creatives.

On Birthdays and Aging

By Isadora Alman MFT, CST
Birthdays offer occasions to refect on time's passing.

What Is the Exact “Dose” of Exercise Needed for Longevity?

By Meg Selig
Studies reveal the daily exercise minutes that add years to your life

Young Novelist "Confesses" (at 80!)

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Umberto Eco shares his "double coded" creative process.