via blackdoctor: This summer I hurt my shoulder, and couldn’t lift heavy weights. I had to adjust my fitness routine to a different pace. One of my BFFs from grade school days, Lydia, came to visit, and she’s a yoga enthusiast at 65. Looks great. During her visit, she got on the floor and stretched […]

via BlackDoctor: Fred Williamson is the former Oakland Raiders/Kansas City Chiefs football star who rose to prominence as one of the first African-American male action stars of the “blaxploitation” genre of the early 1970s. Actually Fred became one of its most successful action stars. He was literally called, “Boss Ni**er.” Fred has since gone on to […]

via BlackDoctor: At 92-years-old, award-winning actress and activist Cicely Tyson has done and almost seen it all. She has acted in films with some of the greatest, won numerous awards and accolades and has been a cover girl in her modeling days. But now, she adds a new covergirl to her list: Elle magazine. US […]

It’s been more than 40 years since the super group, New Edition came on the seen as a teen pop group sensation with hits like “Candy Girl,” “Can You Stand The Rain” and “You’re Not My Kind Of Girl.” It’s hard to believe that Ronnie DeVoe is turning 50 (yes, 50) in 2017. DeVoe was […]

Some people know Antonio Fargas by his many other colorful names: Fly Guy, Doodlebug Simkins or of course the famous Huggy Bear along with his many other memorable roles. The New York native has been an iconic film, TV and stage actor for over 50 years and has virtually played all kinds of roles, earning […]

The human body is funny…one minute, you’re eating cookies, fatty foods and pretty much anything you want, yet it seems as though nothing can slow you down–you can even still can fit all your clothes! The next minute, BAM! You’re slower, more tired, the fat is harder to get off and so on. What happened? […]

Cicely Tyson is a living legend who has won multiple awards throughout her illustrious career on Broadway, in film, and in television. With such unforgettable roles as Kunta Kinte’s mother in the epic miniseries “Roots,” or her ground-breaking performance in “Sounder. And even recently, with roles in Tyler Perry movies, her recent Kennedy Center Honor, Broadway […]

As parents age, roles become reversed as their adult children become the caregivers. Sometimes, it’s just providing a quick ride to the store, the way your mother might have driven you before you had your license. Other times, you may find yourself changing the diapers of the person who once changed yours. It may be […]

Meet Bernando LaPallo.  He is 113 years old as of August 17th, 2014 with the body of an 80 year old. He has never been sick a day in his life, goes for a walk every morning and eats mostly organic fruits and vegetables. He has a recipe for longevity that he learned from his father, […]

No one ever said that getting older was easy, but there are several things you can do to make the process more of a celebration. Here are nine habits worth adopting that will make you look and feel your best – atany age. 1. Stay active. A minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity three […]

Most famous for her role as Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show, Phylicia Rashad entered our homes and hearts each week with her loving, and real voice of an attorney, mother and wife. With each year, Phylicia seems to get more elegant, poised and graceful. But if you ask her, she says it was her mother, a […]

In 1995 poet and activist, Nikki Giovanni, was diagnosed with lung cancer. She refused to associate with negative outlooks for her future and fired one of her oncologists for setting a date for her death. She underwent surgery and lost a lung but is living, healthy as a cancer survivor. And nearly ten years afterward, […]