This Way Up

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

ZOOMER Magazine - - CONTENTS - By Mike Criso­lago

“Yes, ma’am, this re­frig­er­a­tor does come with a free ice bin. But for a lit­tle ex­tra, you could up­grade to a model that helps off­set early cog­ni­tive de­cline” Best Buy CEO says the big box store is work­ing on a ser­vice that uses tech­no­log­i­cally ad­vanced prod­ucts and ser­vices to help seniors age in place and live health­ier lives.

Now we’re go­ing to have to find Paul Anka a cool rap­per nick­name. We’re lean­ing to­ward “Cham­pagne Grand­papi” Leg­endary crooner Paul Anka, 76, an­nounces he’s col­lab­o­rated on a new mu­sic pro­ject with fel­low Canuck and cel­e­brated rap­per, Drake.

Well, kids, this ex­plains the lace bra hang­ing from Grandma’s ceil­ing fan – and the en­su­ing awk­ward mo­ment of si­lence – the last time you popped in un­ex­pect­edly to visit A na­tional poll con­ducted by the Uni­ver­sity of Michi­gan shows that twothirds of Amer­i­cans be­tween ages 65 and 80 are in­ter­ested in sex, while 40 per cent are still get­ting busy.

This is why, even when you’re in the back nine of life, you never stop aim­ing for the green Ohio man, 93, forced to give up golf after 65 years due to health is­sues, nails his firstever hole-in-one in his fi­nal game.

In a devel­op­ment that could prove trans­fer­able to hu­mans if suc­cess­ful, a Har­vard bi­ol­o­gist is work­ing on re­search that aims to re­verse the ef­fects of aging in dogs “I can’t wait to get back on my feet,” Lassie barked in an in­ter­view from her nurs­ing home. “Some­one else can fish Timmy out of the well. I’m go­ing to travel!”

A Rus­sian woman, who claims to be turn­ing 129 this month, says her longevity is a “pun­ish­ment” Which re­ally put a damper on the sur­prise birth­day party she had just walked into.

(AND DOWN) You used to call me on my cell­phone: After Paul Anka an­nounced his col­lab­o­ra­tion with Drake, singer Michael Bublé called the mu­sic le­gend the “Ben­jamin But­ton of croon­ers.”

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