Profile: Rita Moreno
Award-winning actress, dancer and singer for over 60 years, Rita Moreno, 81, says, “I feel like I’m in the prime of my life. Retirement is NOT in my DNA.”
Her secrets of staying healthy?
“Think of yourself as a young person, keep your ideas, your dreams. Keeping your brain active may be the most important goal.”
Rita was named the 2013 recipient of the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards—the highest award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishments.
Winner Best Caregiver Story
Dad’s Final Years
ActiveOver50 media judged “Dad’s Final Years” by Patricia Choi as the best story about someone caring for a loved one with dementia. Read More
Recent Book Releases
"Next Medicine: The Science and Civics of Health" by Dr. Walter M. Bortz, II. Oxford University Press.
Everyone agrees that our current healthcare system is broken. Dr. Walter Bortz II, M.D., believes that the emphasis should be on "prevention" instead of "disease." Unfortunately, there is NO money in prevention, he says. Our present healthcare model is corrupt, unduly focused on technology, exceedingly costly and too often irrelevant. www.walterbortz.com
"Riding the Hulahula to the Arctic Ocean: A Guide to 50 Extraordinary Adventures for the Seasoned Traveler"
Part how-to-guide, part inspirational narrative, this delightful book details the world's best off-the-beaten path trips for the active 50+. Don Mankin is the travel, adventure columnist for ActiveOver50 magazine. adventuretransformations.com