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Resilience and risk taking. Meaning and mission. Passion and perseverance. Growing Bolder is not just media, it's a movement. Through its TV and radio shows, magazine, website and popular social media channels, Growing Bolder's EMMY® Award-winning broadcast journalists are Rebranding Aging® by sharing the inspirational stories of men and women redefining the possibilities of life after 45.
Recent Stories from Growing Bolder
Growing Bolder: ‘Oh, Florida!’ Author Craig Pittman; Functional Fitness Tips; 91-Year-Old Philanthropist Sylvia Anthony
Best-selling author and journalist Craig Pittman is a highly respected environmental reporter, but recently, he’s gained a following for highlighting the unusual, fascinating and bizarre events that make Florida, well, Florida. He explains what motivated him to write his hilarious book, “Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country.”
Growing Bolder: Philanthropist Timothy Shriver; 85-Year-Old Hockey Player John MacMillan; Rescuing Wild Horses
Timothy Shriver delivers a powerful and timely message on the importance of unity. He explains why this isn’t an abstract ideal, but rather a concrete, actionable goal that can reach across racial, social, economic and political divisions.
Al Roker is a beloved fixture on morning TV. He’s the weather guy and co-host at TODAY and in his spare time, he dabbles in acting (on Broadway no less) and is an author. His latest book is called “You Look So Much Better in Person: True Stories of Absurdity and Success.” Is retirement on his radar? He shares his thoughts on what these years should really be like.
Growing Bolder: Public TV’s ‘Survivorman’ Les Stroud; Aging Expert Colin Milner; Lessons on Moving and Stretching
Known as the creator of the survivor TV genre, Les Stroud has faced the elements in Antarctica, the wilds of the rainforests, and more. Now, the 59-year-old outdoorsman and survival export is talking to Growing Bolder about surviving one of life’s toughest challenges — aging.
Growing Bolder: Journalist Eugenia Zuckerman; Comedian Laraine Newman; Former MLB Pitcher Sam McDowell
The woman who shared compelling stories on “CBS Sunday Morning” for over 25 years is now living one of her own. Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, Eugenia Zukerman is courageously opening her heart to offer personal insights into living with dementia. In this heartfelt conversation with Growing Bolder, her approach will surprise, enlighten and touch us all as her memory slowly fades.
Travel expert and TV and radio host Rick Steves has been introducing Americans to Europe for more than 40 years. Like many in the travel industry, the pandemic upended his entire life. Steves checks in with Growing Bolder to share his vision for the future of travel and how he thinks it will change in the years to come.
Growing Bolder: Homeless Advocate Rev. Mary Downey; Classic Cars Expert Scott Brandt; The Calendar Girls
In Central Florida, hotels and motels in the tourist corridor serve as temporary housing for the workforce that is priced out of most housing options. When Rev. Mary Downey moved to town from her home state of Arkansas, she felt called to make a difference for these families, especially the children.