This Way Up


ZOOMER Magazine - - CONTENTS - By Mike Criso­lago

Peaks and val­leys in the jour­ney. Plus movies, mu­sic and books

Re­searchers sug­gest the Green­land shark, whose life­span can ex­ceed 400 years, might hold se­crets for ex­tend­ing hu­man longevity So you might say this shark could prove to be the “Jaws” of life.

The tough­est gen­er­a­tion Hiroshima bomb­ing sur­vivor Set­suko Thur­low, 85, of Toronto, who also works with the In­ter­na­tional Cam­paign to Abol­ish Nu­clear Weapons, will ac­cept the No­bel Peace Prize on be­half of the group.

While hunt­ing with her grand­kids, an Amer­i­can woman, 60, caught a near-500 pound al­li­ga­tor It’s no big deal, though she ad­mits the nick­name “Ga­tor Granny” is kind of badass.

The def­i­ni­tion of “It’s never too late ...” U.K. woman, 87, is learn­ing to read so she can ful­fill her dream of go­ing to the li­brary to take out a book.

Scot­tish dance part­ners aged 85 and 90 tell the BBC that you can still dance re­gard­less of your age “THANK YOU,” a val­i­dated Mick Jag­ger de­clared as he chicken-danced out of the room.

Le­gendary rocker Billy Joel, 68, be­comes a fa­ther for the third time and now has two kids un­der the age of three Which gets a lit­tle awk­ward when their first word is “grandpa.”

Sci­en­tists are look­ing into why sex drive of­ten drops in women aged 50-plus, and they’re start­ing with the 50-plus man plopped be­side them on the couch, for whom a bro­ken waist­band is no rea­son to toss away a (mostly) in­tact pair of un­der­wear.

The stress of deal­ing with age-re­lated hear­ing loss is felt by loved ones as well as the per­son with de­clin­ing hear­ing ... re­searchers shouted re­cently.


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