Current Issue

Lynn Sheredy, Surfer Nurse

When Lynn Sheredy, 55, is not working as a nurse for Kaiser Permanente, you’ll probably find her surfing in Santa Cruz, CA.

“No matter how crazy my life, getting into the water to surf for just a few hours ALWAYS makes things better,” said Sheredy. “I love the fact that I can get into a wave and ride it. And I don’t need anybody or anything (except my board) to do that.”

Is it a sport for boomers and seniors? “I know several people over 60 who surf. They are in great shape. There’s one guy out there who surfs a long board and he is 78.” Read More

Winner Best Caregiver Story


By Pamela Spahr

“When my husband came home from the hospital after suffering several major strokes nothing was the same for either of us.” 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.

"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.