Never Too Late

Dick and Rick Hoyt: The Inspiring Duo Finish Their Last Boston Marathon

April 28, 2014 To Be Fit

On April 21, 2014 Dick and Rick Hoyt ran their 32nd consecutive Boston Marathon together and announced that it will be their last as a duo. At age 73, Dick has been suffering from serious back injuries, and has been struggling with his calves and hamstrings.   In 2013, they ran the Boston Marathon, anticipating [...]

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5 Easy Ways to Unleash Your Creative Side

April 15, 2014 To Start Something

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson There IS a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. — Sophia Loren As we get older it can be harder to [...]

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82-Year-Old Runs Record 3:41 Marathon

November 3, 2013 To Be Fit
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He has been called the Ancient Marathon Runner, and has inspired people of all ages. Canadian marathon runner Ed Whitlock, is 82-years-old and can run faster than many 20-year-olds. He has set numerous world records in both outdoor and indoor track, road running, and marathon running.  In fact, he holds most of the world’s records [...]

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82 Year Old Ballerina

April 26, 2013 To Be Fit

Many ballet dancers retire by their 30s, however, Grete Brunvoll is quite the exception. Born in 1930, Grete has been recognized by the Guiness World Records as the worlds oldest performing female ballerina. 82-year-old Greta trains every day, and performs in regular public performances. She began dancing at the age of six, and her first professional ballet performance [...]

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Travel Opens Up World of Adventure for Solo RVer

January 31, 2013 To Start Something
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By Connie Jeske Crane You’d figure that for 68-year-old Joei Carlton Hossack, the definitive answer to the never-too-late question would be travel. Joei (pronounced “Joey”) has been RVing for 20 years. As a travel writer, she’s penned several books including,  A Million Miles from Home—All Roads Lead to Istanbul, and Kiss This Florida, I’m Outta Here—Diary [...]

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5 Tips for Running a Business After 50

January 28, 2013 To Work
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By Anita Crook, Founder of Pouchee® It was once stated, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Well, I’m not so sure I can speak for the senior canines, but this 66 year old grandma who entered the business world at age 59 is still learning new tricks every day. I progressed through the [...]

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You’re Never Too Old to Learn

January 22, 2013 To Start Something
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By April Lewis Prunes…I remember the prunes…he talked about prunes. He is Terry Small, The Brainguy, a local learning specialist.  I recently attended his colourful and informative Brain Boosting seminar.  He says learning is one way to boost our brain power and “learning is connecting new information to what you already know”. That’s encouraging!  Learning [...]

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Doctor Gives Back to Homeland of Zimbabwe

December 17, 2012 To Give Back
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Dr. Hester Vivier was raised in rural Zimbabwe, and is all too familiar with the vicious cycle of poverty that so many locals are trapped in. Growing up she knew she wanted to do something about it , and now she is, through the Hear Africa Foundation. The Hear Africa Foundation is a charitable organization, which aims to help Zimbabwe in creating sustainable solutions to the issues of poverty, social support, health care, education and infrastructure development.

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LinkedIn: How to Network Your Way to Your Next Job

November 13, 2012 To Work
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By Vibeke Schurch You’ve heard it all before. If you want to find a job you need to network your way there. The odds of getting a job from applying online though a job board is incredibly small yet many people do just that because they decide networking is not for them. I recently worked with a [...]

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Octogenarian Couple Sets World Record on Mount Kilimanjaro

October 31, 2012 To Give Back
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Martin and Esther Kafer have been climbing together for over 60 years and on October 1st they broke the World Record for the oldest male and female to reach the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. 85-year-old Martin Kafer and 84-year-old Esther Kafer made the climb along with 9 other members of the 2012 Ascent for Alzheimer’s team. [...]

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