In her 60s, Diane Pieknik was forced into retirement when she lost her job. But she wasn’t about to start knitting or play golf. She decided to pursue something she’d always wanted to try — ice hockey.
A former college arts professor, whose work is in the Smithsonian, is the unlikely ringleader behind a brain health philosophy that is gaining support from big brains across the country. Find out why he wants you to stop exercising and start playing.
As a nation, we’re gaining weight and losing energy. Is it possible to bounce back? Don McGrath says it’s not only possible to adapt sustainable healthy habits, but it can even be fun! Find out his secrets for finding habits you’ll stick with.
A distinguished sociologist and Harvard professor is combating our youth-obsessed culture’s negative portrayal of older adults. She says people over 50 are reinventing themselves and changing the world.
Doug Stewart never dreamed of being a firefighter, but 50 years later, he’s still fighting fires and smashing stereotypes.
Herb Hauser was the best 90-year-old tennis player on the planet when we went one-on-one with him. He was active, had a great sense of humor, and the love of a wonderful woman. His message: “Get off the couch. Have some fun. Take some chances.”
Get out there and play. Ernie Bach did and walked away with 24 medals at the Good Life Games.
Apparently the secret to a long, healthy life involves knocking a fuzzy ball across a court and knockin’ back a martini a day. Just ask these over-90 tennis players.
Can the 30-minute infomercial be far behind? A combination of boot camp and aerobics class, macho style.
95-year-old Olive Watson walks two miles a day, volunteers to feed the homeless and is more active now than most people ever are.