A ballerina at 55 - It is never too late!
Next Avenue: If this story isn’t, ultimately, about dance, what is it about? Lauren Kessler: We’re often told it’s never too late to … fill in the blank. Sometimes that’s true but not always, like going back to medical school at age 55, for example. But I wanted to explore whether that was true for me. And for me it wasn’t so much dancing The Nutcracker as thumbing my nose in the face of André Eglevsky. Why was it important for you to challenge yourself this way? Comfort zone
Facelift at 80, why not!
Her friends and daughter thought it was madness, but one woman defiantly says: What's wrong with having a facelift at 80? Elizabeth Moore, 80, felt her face no longer matched how she felt inside. She underwent a facelift, dermabrasion and fat injections into her cheeks. She had the procedure eight months ago and is delighted with the results. Read more: Daily Mail UK #people #nevertoolate
Quotes and advice from the 5 oldest people in the world
1. Misao Okawa, 116, Japan “Eat and sleep and you will live a long time,” she told The Telegraph on her 116th birthday. “You have to learn to relax.” She also is said to sleep eight hours every night. 2. Gertrude Weaver, 116, Arkansas She says it's her faith that keeps her going. "You have to follow God. Don't follow anyone else," she told the Camden News on her 116th birthday. "Be obedient and follow the laws and don't worry about anything. I've followed him for many, many y
Britain's newest oldest woman, 112 WOW
Gladys says her secret to longevity is 'living a straight life' and staying active. Read more here. #people
Who Says Elderly Dogs Aren’t as Cute as Pups?
Puppies steal people’s hearts. But then they age and cease to elicit as many “awws” as they once did. Canadian photographer Pete Thorne wondered why. So the 35-year-old set out to photograph elderly dogs in a project he’s titled: “Old Faithful.” The goal is to show the beauty and grace of older pets. Along the way, Thorne makes you think about how we see these traits in people, too. #people
What I've learned about elders in Japan
The reason for the high population of senior citizens in Japan is that many Japanese live to be well over 100 years old. Some reasons attributed to the longevity include: Strong community bonds Plenty of exercise Healthy, low-fat diet Low stress way of live Further, what allows older Japanese to have all of the above includes community and family support. Commonly the following are true, and can only be accomplished by government policy, family support and community involvem