Photographs from the 2009 Sydney World Masters Games

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Tap Dancers Boogie Positive Aging Into the Zeitgeist

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. Read More  Read More

Saying “Yes” Is Key to Healthy Aging

Having an open mind and positive expectations help the over 50 crowd stay youthful. While most of us know this, why is it still so difficult to try new things? And why is it so important to make the effort regardless of our natural inclinations? Read More  Read More

Do Yoga to Stay Flexible as You Age!

In this yoga guide, author Suza Francina demonstrates how you can reap the benefits of yoga at any age and no matter your current physical condition. Yoga improves balance, strength, flexibility and endurance and helps slow the aging process. Take a class at your local fitness center or get this book and try it at home. Learn more about New Yoga for People Over 50! Share suggestions for other challenges and hobbies with us.  Read More

Getting Rid of That Old ‘Pain in the Neck’

No, I don’t mean your mother-in-law or your husband. I’m talking about that ubiquitous agony that torments your body after a stressful day at the office or a traumatic accident from the preceding decade. Read More  Read More

Older and Dumber?

Just because you’re older, does that mean you’re smarter than you used to be or smarter than the less aged around you? Is there really a higher standard of intelligence for people as they get older, begging the question: Are you smarter than a 50 year old? Read More  Read More

A Tribute to the Late Jack Lalane

I’ve dreamed of interviewing Jack Lalane ever since starting this blog last September. How was I to know how little time this embodiment of the positively old spirit would have left to share with me? Read More  Read More

Animals Help Aged Keep Healthy and Happy

No matter how old we are, animals provide tremendous therapeutic value, both physically and psychologically. They help humans develop important life skills and connect with others in a safe, joyful way. Read More  Read More

The Language of Healthy Agers

Language can be a powerful weapon or a healing wand. In the extreme, our words can make people embrace us or kill us. On a daily basis,  how we speak and how we are spoken to influences our health and our motivation, which directly impacts how well we age. Read More  Read More

Vacations and Travel Keep Healthy Agers Positively Old

One of the things that separates those that age well from those that become bitter and disheartened as they age seems to be the ability to get away from it all on occasion. Read More  Read More

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