Results for: Life Choices
|Les Lieber / Edie Lieber - Saxaphonist / Masters in Dance, NYU|
Les Lieber, 99 year old saxophonist, credits is wife Edie with his attitude toward living happily into his 90's. He was the inspiration for the documentary, "Over 90 and Loving It" by Susan Polis Schultz featuring uplifting portraits of nonagenarians and centenarians, currently airing on PBS. Les, who was a foreign correspondent for the NEW YORK TIMES and NEWSWEEK, among others, has played the saxophone as an avocation since he was 12 years old. He has enhanced his longevity by continuing his music. In 1965 he established Jazz at Noon on Fridays in various New York locations, currently at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park, S. He talks about enjoying his life with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Retirement, Quality of Life, Life Choices
|Jeff Gordinier - Editor-at-Large, DETAILS MAGAZINE|
It's hard to believe, but the Baby Boomers -- Generation X's 78 million people are turning 60 every 8 seconds. These Boomers are making it easier for everyone to get older. They're staying young, starting a second act, having sex. It's the new 30. For proof, look at capitalism -- Sidney Harman bought NEWSWEEK at 90 and the Reverend Moon, also 90, is buying back the WASHINGTON TIMES. Learn more about generations on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West and Jeff Gordinier, author of GENX and editor-at-large for DETAILS MAGAZINE.
Themes: Lifestyle, Life Choices, Aging
|Dr. Lawrence Birnbach - Psychoanalist; Author, HOW TO KNOW IF IT'S TIME TO GO|
Birnbach and Hyman, husband and wife team, developed a ten step reality test for marriage. Should you stay? Should you keep trying? How about the kids? When is enough, enough? And, finally, what can I do to make my marriage better? Few married couples have not thought about these questions. Many do decide that the good outweighs the bad. Yet, for others, this option is not available. Birnbach, while not advocating divorce, talks to Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth, about the ten steps to decision making -- when the choice comes down to staying in an unhappy marriage versus divorce.
Themes: Relationships, Communication, Life Choices
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