Cameron Beatty

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Getting Advertisers To Think Differently About Aging

Do you ever feel that advertisers and marketers don’t understand, or really speak to, people over 50? That they’re missing what 21st century aging is all about? Then you’ll be interested to see what advertising executive Nadia Tuma-Weldon says. She’s the senior vice president and director of McCann …

Aging

Companies Benefit From Ageing Employees

Seriously threatening the bottom line of many American businesses today, there lurks a significant crisis—the loss of the institutional memory of …

Old age is not for taking it easy. Elderly must exercise to keep health costs down, say experts

Old age is not for taking it easy and pensioners must ‘play their part’ in keeping active to avoid becoming a burden to the healthcare system, experts have said.<p>Writing in the British Medical Journal, doctors and ageing charities called for a shift in the ‘prevailing attitude’ which views exercise …

What Older Adults Should Know Before Getting Their First Tattoo

If it feels like no matter where you look there's a person with a tattoo, you're right! More than 40 percent of Americans have tattoos, according to …

Tattoos

This little boy playing fetch with a dog through a fence is the cutest

Dawww!<p>No walls should be able to hold back your friendship. That’s the labored metaphor I’m going with after seeing this adorable video of a kid playing catch with a good dog.<p>This fence looks like it was created expressly for this purpose. High enough to keep the inquisitive pup enclosed safely, …

Cute

Seven ways to improve your balance

Work on it, for the sake of your social life<p>Ageing often leads to a loss of balance, which can result in an increased risk of falls. But, as a report from the Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago shows, a lack of balance has other consequences. “A tendency to lose balance among elderly people …

Older athletes offer a master class on aging

At last month's Boston Marathon, Vancouver's Yul Kwon crossed the finish line first in the men's over-80 age category – one of nine Canadians older than 60 to earn top-three age-group honours at the race. It's a familiar pattern: Following the lead of record-setters such as 85-year-old marathoner …

Telomere

Why You Need to Keep Lifting Weights, Even When You're Old AF

Lats and longevity.<p>Time for the weekly (daily, monthly, hourly—we aren't particularly regimented) swole report.<p>According to a study out of Penn State, putting time into weight lifting leads to a longer life for older adults. Science Daily reports that of the total surveyed population, folks who …

Pets Can Bring A Purpose To Life, Especially For Solo Agers

Pets can be an important part of a solo ager’s life. Personally, I favor dogs for this job. Other pets (cats, birds, guinea pigs) can be good companions as well, but in my opinion nothing beats the unconditional love and attention one gets from a dog.<p>In addition to the 24/7 companionship, there are …

Weight Training for 60-Year-Old Men

Weight training doesn't have to be just about building strength and getting bigger muscles. As your body ages, the existing muscle tissue …

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

10 Life Lessons About Being 60 and Beyond

Life never runs out of things to teach us. Some days it feels like I could fill a library with all my lessons. And I haven’t always gracefully …

Love to Travel? Why Getting Sick Overseas Is Sometimes the Best Adventure

I lay on the comfortable bed in the dark, listening to the birds outside. Most of the time I was sleeping.<p>Every so often, the door would open quietly …

Starting Kettlebells at 60

Strength training only gets more important as you get older. For most people, starting a kettlebell routine at 60 will be more challenging than it …

Medical experts: The medical establishment was wrong about fat

For more than half a century, the conventional wisdom among nutritionists and public health officials was that fat is dietary enemy number one - the …

Two Over-60 Athletes Who Prove You Can Compete at Any Age

<b>The CrossFit Open and Tactical Strength Challenge are both worldwide competitions coming up soon.</b> You might be reluctant to sign up for either of …

It's Not the Years, It's the Miles: Training After 50

<b>Most people have an age that they fear</b>. Often, you hear women claim to be 39 for decades, as if somehow that year makes everything go south. Fifty …

New rules for exercising if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>A funny thing happens on the way to 50 and beyond: Your body doesn’t respond to exercise …

'Book Club' aims for wit, wilts instead

It's fifty shades of saccharine.In her book "I Feel Bad About My Neck," Nora Ephron brought her inescapably smart and punchy eye to old age. "Why do …

Almost anyone can—and should—learn to sing

Do you have a pair of vocal folds that can produce sound? Can you tell the difference between a higher note and a lower note? Good news! You and about 98.5% of the population absolutely can be taught how to sing.<p>And the rest? Well, according to a recent Canadian study, about 1.5% of the population …

A Guide to Exercise at Every Age

A guide to staying active through the decades.<p>Whether you’re 19 or 99, you can live your best, most active life. How that looks and feels will vary …

Exercise

Donkeys in the high mountains

High Intensity Interval Training and Heart Health

The number one reason people say they can't stick with an exercise regimen is that they're just too busy. Enter high-intensity interval training, or …

Exercise

Back to school for Thailand's elderly

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Wearing crisp red-and-white uniforms, a group of 60-year-olds pile into a bus, smiling broadly as they make their way to a school in Ayutthaya, a province in Thailand.<p>Poonsri Seangnual, 63, who studies at the School for the Elderly in Chiang Rak Noi subdistrict, leaves her house …

Extra time: how smart exercise keeps you younger for longer

As the writer Bill Gifford puts it: 'Ageing makes us fat, and then our fat makes us age'<p>Your nervous system is changing, too. Reaction times are at their best around age 24<p>Research suggests 120 is the absolute upper limit for the durability of the human frame<p>Slow down, that used to be the mantra …

Exercise

Smart Donkeys - Formerly an indispensable working animal (animal documentary in HD)

Playgrounds For Seniors Are Coming Soon To A City Near You

Playgrounds designed for seniors have caught on in Asia and Europe and are beginning to make their way across the Big Pond. The parks include …

Outdoor Spaces

15 before and after photos of adopted dogs that will make you melt

Just in case you were feeling down, remember that there is good in this world — good dogs, that is.<p>There will never be a shortage of pups in need of …

Pets

A Galloping Herd of Llamas Chase After a Little Dog Who Wandered Onto Their Tennessee Farm

A herd of llamas at the Walnut Ridge Llama Farm & Store in Chuckey, Tennessee, got their beautiful selves in gear to hilariously chase after a little …