Pumping Irony

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


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.


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.


When I’m 64 . . .

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


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.


Let Your Knees Be

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


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?