Pumping Irony

Craig Cox, EL’s director of business operations and resident geezer, explores the joys and challenges of aging well.

The Power of Suggestion

Ageist stereotyping can drag geezers down, so it’s important to create a strong sense of self that can carry you through.

Of Bicycles and Biology

It seems that in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be able to check into a clinic and get an enzyme that will extend your life. All I want to extend is this January thaw, so I can ride my bike to coffee shop.

Living Too Long

It’s comfortable to assume that death will arrive at a convenient time, but that’s seldom how it works out.

The Billiards and Beer Workout

There’s plenty of things geezers like myself ought to be doing to stay fit and vital. Just don’t overlook the fun stuff. That counts, too.

All You Need Is Love

According to a Harvard study, the key predictors of a long and healthy life are mostly obvious, unless you believe diet and exercise might make a difference.

Thumbs Up!

It took me awhile to buy into the whole smartphone craze, but new research suggests it might be just the thing my aging brain needs to stay sharp.

Try This — or Not

Edward Slingerland suggests that “trying not to try” could change your life. And it should get easier as you get older.

The Retirement Myth

Geezerville is full of folks trying to figure out how they’re going to retire comfortably. I’m just not one of them.

Dying to Live Well

Ezekiel Emanuel doesn’t really want to die at 75. He just wants to stop conforming to the Western medical model. So why not start now, while you’re young?