Pumping Irony

Craig Cox, an EL deputy editor and resident geezer, explores the joys and challenges of aging well.

Man-running

Running in Place

I’ve known for years that I’ll never run as fast as I did as youth, but now I know why.

Perils-of-Pedaling

The Perils of Pedaling

Bicycling has always been a perilous undertaking, and injuries can take their toll on an aging body. But the real challenge is climbing back in the saddle after you take a tumble.

Craig's-Kids

When I’m 64 . . .

Our children have each moved on toward an independent life, which leaves me wondering where I fit in.

Walking-with-a-dog

Off My Game, or Not?

A minor injury doesn’t have to derail my exercise regimen. The key to sustaining a healthy lifestyle is taking care of myself.

Knee-Pain

Let Your Knees Be

Life in Geezerville is often a pain in the knees, but new research argues against surgery.

Brain-Drain

Brain Drain

A new study suggests that my hearing problems could cause my brain to give up some of its cognitive functions.

Nature Heron

Nurtured by Nature

Inspired by a new study suggesting that connecting to nature more often can boost the well-being of most seniors, I paid a visit to my neighborhood wilderness. Why don’t I do this more often?