Entries by Jackie

It’s Time to Break Old Stereotypes

Are you embracing new opportunities or are you stuck in the past? Are you still holding on to the hold notion that aging is a time of decline? Colin Milner is the CEO of the International Council on Active Aging and he offers advice for breaking down the stereotypes of the past and living a full and engaged life, at any age.

Wellbeing Through Humanism

What’s the secret to being a healthier and happier person? Barry Kerzin, MD, is both a medical doctor and an ordained Buddhist monk, and he says the real magic occurs when you learn to view the world through a humanistic framework.

Making a Difference

Something magical happens when older people get together with children. Before you assume it’s the kids who get the biggest benefit, wait until you meet William Jones, who volunteers regularly at the Joe R. Lee Eatonville Boys & Girls Club.

The Power of Curiosity

Throughout his long and distinguished career in academia, Thaddeus Seymour, Ph.D., has done a lot of thinking about thinking. Now 89, he’s thinking about a new passion — technology. Find out how his love of technology has taken him places he never thought possible when he was a child and why he wishes more people his age would embrace technology.

‘This Is My Community’

For nearly 30 years, the Peggy & Philip B. Crosby Wellness Center has been much more than a place to work out your body. It’s a place to to meet friends, enjoy conversation and games and, perhaps most importantly, feel connected to the community around you.

The Power of Teamwork

What does it take to break a world record? The willingness to try. Meet four former college swimmers who decided to jump back in the pool after decades away from the sport — and when they were in their 80s and 90s. See how these four men inspired each other to show up at practice and hold each other accountable.