Proof that life’s just getting started at 50

  • Herald staff
  • Friday, November 2, 2012 9:02pm
  • Life

Look outside and it’s impossible to pretend it’s anything other than winter in the Northwest. Leaves linger on the trees, but the rain and gray skies are here to stay. But there’s still plenty to enjoy. For those over 50, there’s opportunities everywhere. In this issue of Vitality magazine, we take a look at some of those options, including field trips and exercise ideas. We also profile some interesting people who are putting their life’s experiences to good use. So grab a warm drink and read on.

The joys and sorrows: Edmonds woman’s book tells stories from the trenches of parenting.

Keep moving: 5 tips to keep your exercise routine on track during the colder months.

Take a trip: Senior centers organized trips offer all of the fun with none of the hassle.

Protect your teeth: 5 things to consider to keep your mouth — and whole body — looking and feeling great.

Something for everyone: The Northshore Senior Center offers a huge variety of activities and just keeps on growing.

Try a new career: Gary McMillen teaches aspiring agents the brass tacks of real estate. And in his class, you’ll never be bored.

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