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Boomer, Educator Embraces Love for Running After 70
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Boomer, Educator Embraces Love for Running After 70

Liz Merritt - Sep 01, 2017

For 71-year-old Jean Oracheff, taking on the moniker 'athlete' still feels a bit foreign. In fact, she brushes off any suggestion that she is actually an athlete,…

Karate Kids: Lifelong Lessons in the Dojo Pave Way for Healthy Aging
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Karate Kids: Lifelong Lessons in the Dojo Pave Way for Healthy Aging

Liz Merritt - Aug 11, 2017

For Chuck and Cheryl Coburn, the path to healthy aging is paved with hard knocks – literally. These Shotokan Karate black belt champions and Baby Booomers have dealt…

Be a Goal Getter: Always Remember Why You Started
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Be a Goal Getter: Always Remember Why You Started

Frank Sole - Jul 28, 2017

Deep into a dream, the morning alarm rings like a boot camp sergeant banging two garbage can lids together. Time to get up. But maybe I can sleep…

Comparison Trap: 3 Ways to Help Yourself Out of Emotional Quicksand
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Comparison Trap: 3 Ways to Help Yourself Out of Emotional Quicksand

Liz Merritt - Jul 26, 2017

There’s an innate behavior among us human types that, left unchecked, can unravel a perfectly good day. It can steal happiness, sap self-esteem and waste more energy…

Boomer Athletes Beat Cancer & Take Life One Blessing at a Time
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Boomer Athletes Beat Cancer & Take Life One Blessing at a Time

Liz Merritt - Jul 21, 2017

Eight days ago, Bob Norvelle got the best news of his life. That was the day his doctor spoke the words “cancer-free,” and he officially graduated to prostate…

Boomer, World Adventurer Does Life on Her Terms
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Boomer, World Adventurer Does Life on Her Terms

Liz Merritt - Jul 14, 2017

Bria White is living a dream she never imagined possible. Like a bird flying for the very first time, she is about to embark on a soul-searching…

Ultra Runner, Baby Boomer Sees World One Race at a Time
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Ultra Runner, Baby Boomer Sees World One Race at a Time

Liz Merritt - Jun 30, 2017

Jeff Pettett tells the story of his first marathon 10 years ago in excruciating detail. Below-freezing temperatures, a horrible cold, and a crown that fell off his…

77-year-old Endurance Cyclist, Vietnam Vet Grateful for Every Day
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77-year-old Endurance Cyclist, Vietnam Vet Grateful for Every Day

Liz Merritt - Jun 23, 2017

For 77-year-old Jim Pettett, every day is a gift. He is a devoted endurance cyclist, decorated war veteran and a member of an elite fraternity of road…

Young at Heart: 74-year-old Seeks Solace on Mountain Biking Trails
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Young at Heart: 74-year-old Seeks Solace on Mountain Biking Trails

Liz Merritt - Jun 09, 2017

For 74-year-old Sam Asbell, mountain biking is the cure for just about anything. It’s his escape, his solace and a place of serenity in times of happiness…

Animal Instincts: Boomer Triathlete Unleashes Inner Competitor
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Animal Instincts: Boomer Triathlete Unleashes Inner Competitor

Liz Merritt - Jun 02, 2017

Jacquie Allgire had no clue for nearly 50 years that there was an athlete hidden deep within her. A life spent building a career and raising two…