A while ago a friend of ours ran across a birthday ending in a ‘0’. To mark the occasion secret plans were laid for a surprise party in Dublin. 701 more words
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Reading the Guardian yesterday I came across this article by Rick Samadder which reviews a visit to the two day ‘Anti Ageing Show’ held at London Olympia. 186 more words
Regular exercise in old age has as powerful an effect on life expectancy as giving up smoking, researchers say.
The analysis of 5,700 elderly men in Norway showed those doing three hours of exercise a week lived around five years longer than the sedentary. 175 more words
Greg McCracken, Policy Officer at Age Scotland recently attended ‘Learning from the Masters: The relationship between sport and physical activity in later life’ – a seminar hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University. 390 more words
This post is the first in a series of articles focused on design thinking and aging. In future posts, we will explore the use of personas in designing solutions for seniors. 789 more words
Once a month I write an article for a songwriting website in Canada. Some feel too specific to songwriting to share in public, there’s a little voice in the back of my head saying ‘Let folks decide for themselves!’, so there is a reluctance to publish them indiscriminately but I thought I’d test the water with this one. 814 more words