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Forward From 50 featured on USA Global TV news videos Jul 16, 2022

I had a wonderful interview yesterday with Dr. Jacalyn Kerbeck, the founder of the USA Global TV Network and co-host of the Loving Longevity show along with Annie Bush.

The three of us spent nearly 50 minutes talking about why purpose matters so much in helping seasoned citizens to live longer,...

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Science confirms seniors who socialize are happiest, more purposeful news Jul 09, 2022

It probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise to people who hang around retirement communities, but a new study released this week confirmed that older adults who socialize are more fulfilled with a greater sense of purpose.

The study was conducted by the Department of Psychological and...

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People-pleasers often bury dreams, purpose insight Jul 09, 2022

When you have a tough decision to make, what do you do? Do you charge ahead and make it, confident you’ll be able to mop up any problems that may occur? Or are you someone who is wary of making a decision because you’re driven to please others?

How you answer that question can provide...

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For Olympic champion, luster of awards give way to genuine purpose news Jul 08, 2022

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is considerably younger than Forward From 50’s traditional audience. However, his recent actions convey a strong message to people of all ages.

Ryan, the second-most decorated U.S. swimmer behind Michael Phelps, is putting all six of his Olympic silver and gold...

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Is my to-do list making me less productive? insight Jul 07, 2022

A blogger friend of mine, MJ James, asked a thought-provoking question this week on her website at The Burned Out Business Mom.

“Is it more fulfilling to be overwhelmed and only a little accomplished at 45 things, or is it more fulfilling to thrive at five things” she wrote.

The...

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Janine Pettit: Launching a movement to help women camp like a girl features go-getters Jul 06, 2022

Born in the Midwest, but growing up in New Jersey, Janine Pettit has impacted hundreds of thousands of women, but her real impact wasn’t felt until after she turned 50.

Janine and her husband were married in 1983 and started a family the following year when their first daughter was born....

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America remains the Land of Opportunity opinion Jul 04, 2022

It’s Independence Day and most of America has shut down so people can enjoy a three-day weekend.

Before I head out to a barbecue with friends this afternoon, I wanted to pen some thoughts about why America remains one of best countries in the world, if not the absolute best, for people over...

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Corporate execs find purpose in retirement insight Jul 03, 2022

Mention the word “retirement” to a corporate executive in their 60s, and you’ll see one of two reactions: excitement about the future, or complete denial and dread, wrote Anne Sample, in an article for Fast Company.

The feelings of gloom may come from anxiety surrounding...

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60-year-old biking 5,300 miles to fight polycystic kidney disease go-getters news Jul 03, 2022

Glenn Frommer, a 60-year-old from Vail, Colo., embarked on a 5,300-mile bicycle trek from San Francisco to Boston this summer to raise awareness and funding to fight polycystic kidney disease.

As of July 1, he was halfway through the journey as his route hit a grueling point where he needed to...

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Altering regret’s life-changing consequences insight opinion Jul 02, 2022

Everyone has regrets. I know I have a ton of them from missed opportunities, quitting too soon, making the wrong choices and mistreating people.

There is no productive purpose for dwelling on the “woulda, shoulda, coulda” of decisions we made or failed to make throughout our lives. It...

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