Here is a New York Times article by Kirk Johnson about elderly folks 70 to 90 who are walking on flying airplane wings, climbing Mt Everest, going to the South Pole. They are an inspiration to us all to stay healthy, in shape and to keep thinking what used to be called “young.”

Wingwalking at 89 years old

Wingwalking at 89 years old

…Intensely active older men and women who have the means and see the twilight years as just another stage of exploration are pushing further and harder, tossing aside presumed limitations…

“This is an emerging market phenomenon based on tens of millions of longer-lived men and women with more youth vitality than ever imagined,” said Ken Dychtwald, a psychologist and author who has written widely about aging and economics.