Heather Harden, 72, is a former Channel 9 news anchor in the 1980s. She was photographed at home in Bloomington.

Tempted to lie about how old you are? Why you should 'claim your age'

Is hiding our age worth the trouble? Aging experts explain why we should be proud of our number.

'Fantastical' idea to bike across U.S. gets real as a way to honor his brother

October 10
Cross-country cyclist Robert Gay appeared in Minneapolis with Kandandi Mack from Trips for Kids.
The story behind one man's 4,764-mile cross-country cycling adventure.

My Good Life: The music of an unforgettable trip

October 10
Elton John performed at the Target Center in Minneapolis on Feb. 21.
An Elton John concert and a special reunion lift up a grieving widow.
The Good Life
October 10
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How to be the mother-in-law you always wanted

Balance having a close relationship and keeping opinions to yourself.
The Good Life
October 10
Tom and Heidi Notbohm followed their dream to become innkeepers at the Buckingham Inn bed and breakfast in Madison, Wis.

How to follow your second-act dreams when the world says don't

The calculated risks they took launching a publishing house and a bed-and-breakfast.
The Good Life
October 10
From left to right, Patricia Wyche, Corenthia Picou and Eunice Sample dance to “Bikers Shuffle” by Big Mucci during the Not Back to School luncheo

Retired teachers gather every year to celebrate not going back to school

These retired teachers enjoy summer break all year long.
The Good Life
October 10

Looking to stay in your home as you age? Here is a list of things to do now

A clear-eyed assessment today can save you (and your family) anxiety and heartache down the line.
The Good Life
October 10
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., smiles during a campaign event.

How Amy Klobuchar's health plan could help family caregivers

She favors a caregivers' tax credit and more funding for Alzheimer's research.
The Good Life
October 10
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The 6 biggest retirement mistakes, and 1 defense

For those who approach planning with a 'come what may' approach, these missteps could prove very costly.
The Good Life
October 10
Sue Scott led the second live performance of her “Island of Discarded Women” podcast.

Former 'Prairie Home' performer starts a new chapter with podcast about battling back

Sue Scott chuckles about it now, but her self-esteem took a serious hit when she was told she was let go from the radio show.
The Good Life
July 26
Pam Powell is the founder and owner of the Salad Girl line of salad dressings.

Salad Girl creator Pam Powell celebrates the salad in her successful encore career

Savoring the bounty of summertime with Pam Powell, Minnesota's own Salad Girl.
The Good Life
July 24
Singer Tony Bennett performs at the Statue of Liberty Museum opening celebration at Battery Park. The 92-year-old crooner keeps his voice in shape usi

How Tony Bennett and other singers preserve their voices as they age

How Tony Bennett and other senior singers preserve their voices as they age.
The Good Life
July 24
Mike Liff is a part-time tour guide for MaineFoodieTours.com

How to turn your passions into retirement income

Four ways to profit from the activities and interests you love.
The Good Life
July 24
Why being kind makes you healthier

Why being kind makes you healthier

When you are kind to another person, even in a small way, it has a positive effect by helping that person feel valued and supported.…
The Good Life
July 24
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Writing down a life: How to create a loved one's memoir

Thinking about collecting the life story of someone close to you? Great-grandchildren not yet born will appreciate it.
The Good Life
July 24
Activists at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on May 16, 2019. Warren joins Sen. Bernie Sanders, Joe Bide

With oldest, youngest candidates in 2020 race, will age matter?

Voters differ on whether some candidates are too old — or too young.
The Good Life
July 24
Children from the TowerLight Child Care Center helped Joan Johnson, from the TowerLight Memory Care Unit, water plants as part of their multigeneratio

Little kids and 'grandfriends' get care under the same roof in St. Louis Park

When you put a preschool and a senior living facility together, kids gain skills while older adults gain purpose.
The Good Life
July 24
A lobby at RidgePointe in Minnetonka now features a water-themed wallcovering and modern seating, after a redesign by Cy Winship.

Sleek, hip design is the latest look of senior living in the Twin Cities

Twin Cities elder communities are investing in fresh, modern design to woo a style-savvy generation — and their adult children.
The Good Life
July 24
Dianne Seger

Plymouth woman's immediate retirement plan: Tackle the Appalachian Trail

When Dianne Seger retired in February from her job as associate director of behavioral health with the Minnesota Department of Corrections, she wasn't interested in settling down.
The Good Life
July 24
4 cheap places to live well abroad

4 cheap places to live well abroad

You can find them in Europe, Asia and Central America.
The Good Life
May 3
Michelle Barber, Kersten Rodau and Therese Walth in “Mamma Mia!” at the Chanhassen.

Abba-themed 'Mamma Mia!' stirs up smiles at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

The Abba-sourced musical is a font of fun at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
The Good Life
May 2
Diana Pierce worked with partner and “What’s Next?” technical director Scott Bemman to set up for a videocast from Heidi’s GrowHaus in Corcora

Former KARE anchor Diana Pierce searches for 'What's Next'

With a new online show, former KARE anchor Diana Pierce is off-script and ad-libbing her new adventure.
The Good Life
April 30
James (JD) Davis looked through a box of free records at Hymie's Vintage Records in Minneapolis.

The pain and joy of selling my vinyl records

One man's wrenching, nostalgic decision.
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