Snickers – 85 and Paws-itively Old

My cat Snickers turned 17 in June. That makes her 85 in people years. Most animals, can be positively old just like we can, but since so many of their choices are left to someone else, they need a little help from their humans. Read More  Read More

Bodybuilding Over 50

It has been repeatedly shown that the best way to boost your metabolism and reduce body fat is to build muscle. Over 50, it’s more important than ever to build muscle to keep weight gain in check and to build strong muscles that help enhance flexibility, strength and good balance. And, over and above the health and fitness benefits, it’s more fun than ever to flaunt those sexy, toned legs or flex that awesome bicep for friends and younger family members when you’re... Read More

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

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

Healthy Agers Get Moving in the New Year

The Positively Old tend to exercise their entire lives in one form or another. It is perhaps the number one thing any of us can do to improve the quality of our lives, not to mention the longevity. And a new generation of Baby Boomers is taking the over50 exercise boom to the next level. Read More  Read More

David Lloyd—Creating His Own Positive Universe

The first time that I met David Lloyd at his family’s gathering I was struck by his energy and enthusiasm for life. At 75, when many men have settled into their retirement routines, he still pops into work daily and does two-hour workouts at the gym. Read More  Read More

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