20 reasons why everyone should run the nyc marathon at least once

During the next few weeks, it will be hard to focus on anything but the upcoming TCS NYC Marathon, when banners start streaming throughout Central Park, and people pour in from all corners of the world to watch, volunteer, or, more exciting, run. Even Tom Petty or Imagine Dragons crooning in my ear buds can’t … Continue Reading

how one small step sparked a whole new life

This post has been adapted from “Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life” (National Geographic/AARP 2018) A few years ago, I stood on First Avenue with my two daughters and my husband, a few friends and neighbors, and lots of strangers. It was a glorious fall day and we were … Continue Reading

a tale of two falls — how a healthy lifestyle stopped a fracture in its tracks

Don’t you think these memorable opening words from Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities” aptly describes the roller coaster experience we also know as midlife? I sure do. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the … Continue Reading