Pumping Irony

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


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?

Blood Pressure Cuff

A Numbers Game

The guidelines defining a healthy blood pressure are a lot like my daily BP readings: all over the place.

The Big Reset

Have I been duped by my doctor or is time to shake up my routine to see if I can get even healthier than I am now?