She’s not really an athlete. She’s a retired biologist who loves adventure. That’s why 96-year-old Mary Anne Cooper traveled from British Columbia to Arizona to compete in the U.S. Masters Swimming National Championships.
Up until his death at 103 years old, legendary ukulele player Bill Tapia, aka the Duke of Uke, was the oldest working musician. Just months before his death, he revealed stories from some of his more famous friends.
What if everything we thought we knew about aging is wrong? Dr. Leslie Martin is using an eight-decades long study to debunk a lot of the commonly held beliefs about the secrets of a long and healthy life. Her results are fascinating.
For many, growing older is a tough concept to wrap their brains around and even tougher to acknowledge will someday happen to them. But geriatric psychiatrist Marc Agronin, M.D. is tackling the issue head on with his new book, “How We Age.”
It wasn’t long ago that living to 100 was a monumental feat. But in most cases, the centenarian would be frail and barely aware. Times have changed! At 107, Wilhelmina Hoorn raises the bar of what’s possible to a whole new level.
Think muscle cars are just for meatheads or teenagers? Wait until you meet Virgil Coffman. He’s 102 years old and the proud owner of a special Transformers-edition new Chevy Camaro.
What does it take to not only live to 100 but to still be vibrant? Elsa Hoffman is a shining example of how aging can be. As she prepares to celebrate her 103rd birthday, Elsa says she doesn’t fight her age, she embraces it.
Society has made great strides against racism and sexism, but there’s one -ism people still don’t want to talk about — ageism. One woman has made it her life’s mission to change that.
Filmmaker Melissa Godoy’s projects have appeared on PBS and they all share one thing in common — they aim straight for the heart. Her new film, “Do Not Go Gently,” examines what happens to creative people as they age.
The man who coined the phrase “ageism” has died at the age of 83 of leukemia. Just days before his death, he revealed to us his 8 tips for living a long life, and the exciting news is YOU have the power to age well.