‘Active Retirees’ are a growing force in travel… and they know what they want — IRELAND TODAY

“If a hotel thinks we’re coming to sit in the corner and play cards, they’re mistaken,” says Maureen Kavanagh. “That’s a major turn-off.” Maureen is chief executive of Active Retirement Ireland, the voluntary organisation for older people. Ranging in age from their 50s to 100-plus, her members are an increasingly influential force in travel. Why? […] […]

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Changes in the Heart as We Age

Stock Photo ID: 87511139 Copyright: alexraths Rather than declining with age; research suggests that our heart adjusts itself as we age.  The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has scientific information that will change our views on an aging heart. There are no magic pills to stop human aging. The molecular buildup and cellular damage is ongoing, leaving […]

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“Someone forgot To Tell Them They Were Old.”

You haven’t seen anything until you’ve seen a little old lady with a determined look on her face give her scooter a shot, propelling her off the sidewalk at full throttle; racing down the congested road at ten miles an hour. Cars pull to the side as she parts the way. A speed demon; a geriatric Easy Rider, she’s king of the road and loving it.

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