Books offer advice on aging gracefully

By: Dinah Rokach

It’s autumn, the season that has long been used as a metaphor for the onset of age. So it’s a good time to review books that show us how to enrich the golden years emotionally, physically and mentally, and suggest ways to confront the challenges of aging. Reaching our senior years should be a clarion call for renewal, not a knell for lost youth. The RBG Workout: How She Stays... READ MORE

A local podcasting pioneer

By: Barbara Ruben

In 2014, Paul Vogelzang found himself packing up his desk at computer technology company Oracle as part of a company layoff. “That was a shock to the system in every way,” said Vogelzang, who lives in Reston, Va. “At 58, it was tough to get a job, particularly in the technology sector, which apparently wants to have a younger workforce. It was a rough kind of divorce, in the sense... READ MORE

Hair and there with rocker Rod Stewart

By: John Carucci

More than 50 years into his career, Rod Stewart shows no sign of slowing down. When he’s not on tour, he’s busy at home chasing his two young sons, Aiden and Alastair, around the yard. And on Sept. 28, he will release his 30th studio album, “Blood Red Roses.” While known for writing sultry songs — from “Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)” to “You’re In My Heart ... READ MORE