Boogie Woogie Mamas Dance Into Their 80s

Boogie Woogie Mamas

What do you call a group of women over the age of 50 who dance for fitness, friendship and fun? Amazing. Inspiring. The Boogie Woogie Mamas. The Boogie Woogie Mamas (BWMs) perform at local events, and have been recognized by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for their civic and community service. They perform tap and lyrical dance to Broadway musical numbers, such as “A Chorus Line,” “Chicago,” and “Menopause. ¬†View... Read More

Skydiving at 90

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Don Pellmann celebrates his 90th birthday by taking his first skydive. This news piece also highlights his Sr. Olympics track and field accomplishments. Click here for the video.  Read More

Bodybuilder Over 50 Years Old

Mr. California 2010 Is Over 50 Years Old

Carlos Ariss won the 2010 Mr. California bodybuilding championship when he was over 50 years old. This just goes to prove that being over 50 doesn’t mean “over the hill.” How many thirty year olds would take this body over their thirty-year old version? Check out the video here!  Read More

Volunteers for Verdi Keep On Singing

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                      In this trailer for the award-winning documentary, Volunteers for Verdi, spend time with the cast of the Casa Italiana Opera Company as they rehearse Verdi’s Don Carlo. The volunteers, many of them over 50, overcome numerous obstacles as they reach for their dreams, serving as inspiration for other Los Angeleans entering their twilight years. Play the Trailer Here See... Read More

No Regrets for 80-Year-Old on “Britain’s Got Talent”

No regrets for 80 year old on Britain's Got Talent

80-year old demonstrates that it’s never too late to shoot for your dreams on U.K.’s popular “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2010. Could she also prove that talent has no age limits? Play Video Here  Read More

How to Live Forever (Movie) – Results May Vary

In this humorous documentary on aging released in 2009, the director takes a look at society’s evolving attitudes towards aging. Here’s the review on this award-winning documentary from the New York Times.  Read More

Florida Marlins Manager Jack is Back at 80

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I was at the World Series in Florida in 2003 when Jack took the Marlins all the way. Can he do the same again at 80? Baseball is certainly waiting to find out whether a healthy AND experienced manager can turn the team around. Watch the CBS Evening News Clip Here June 21, 2011 ESPN Coverage  Read More

Taiwanese Rangers Well Over 50 and Living the Dream

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Photographs from the 2009 Sydney World Masters Games

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Marian and her Band of Over50 Hip Hoppers Get Down

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