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Re-posted from PopSugar, January 3, 2017 by Perri Konecky At 98 years old, Tao Porchon-Lynch is inspiring our lives in more ways than we’d imagine. As one of the new faces of Athleta’s Power of She campaign, Tao, the world’s oldest yoga teacher, is sharing what it means to live a positive life, and it’s […]
By NBC News, Jan 5 2017 Nearly a century ago, Robert Marchand was told by a coach that he should give up cycling because he would never achieve anything on a bike. On Wednesday, he proved that prediction wrong. The 105-year-old Frenchman, made cycling history by covering 14.08 miles in one hour on a track […]
By LISA FELDMAN BARRETT DEC. 31, 2016 The NewYork Times Think about the people in your life who are 65 or older. Some of them are experiencing the usual mental difficulties of old age, like forgetfulness or a dwindling attention span. Yet others somehow manage to remain mentally sharp. My father-in-law, a retired doctor, is […]
I wish I had given that answer the last time I fell down some stairs (on May 7, 2015 in the Luisenhof in Dresden, Germany). Dick Van Dyke, 90, last summer, in a hotel, tripped and tumbled down a long marble staircase. In his words, “everyone ran over to see if the old guy was […]
More than $200,000 (£150,000) has been raised online in days for an elderly Chicago ice popsicle vendor who was pictured struggling to push his cart. Fidencio Sanchez, 89, was forced out of retirement in the summer after his only daughter died and he took custody of her children. The GoFundMe page was set up by […]
Catherine Clifford Friday, 2 Sep 2016 | 2:53 PM ET on CNBC Iris Apfel’s life is colorful, but the 95-year-old fashion diva says it’s hard work that keeps her going. “I just I love what I do. I work very hard. I think hard work is my medicine, my salvation,” Apfel says at the launch […]
An inspiring story of love at age 71. by Samisoni Pareti On Vanuabalavu, Lau Friday, January 03, 2014 – The Fiji Times IT was a Boxing Day with a difference on Vanuabalavu, Lau, when clan leader Anare Peni married his new bride Merelita Canauvi. Having celebrated his 71st birthday already, Peni’s bride is only 20. […]