Reinvention

Age. Retirement. Dignity. These words are often used and associated with each other. Meaning, that to age is to retire with dignity. Accept the inevitable decline of one’s role in society, make way for the dynamic young blood and watch television. However, there are some who march to the beat of a different drum. They may see nothing dignified about hanging around waiting for a little visit from their busy children or have the evening serial on TV become the highlight of their day. These rebellious folks demand more from their sunset years than oblivion. And they usually get it.

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Driving Daddy

One of the clearest memories of my dad during my growing years is of him at the wheel of the car. Very macho, very much in control of the car, he sat back with the sleeves of his shirt rolled up, one hand carelessly hanging from the window dangling a cigarette. He was a very confident driver, a bit rash by today’s standards. I always thought of him as the best driver in the whole world. He would patiently drive my mom, sister and me to lunch and outing on weekends. I think he loved to chauffeur his girls around.

As I learnt driving, Dad’s insightful hints helped me through traffic jams on sloping roads. Don’t keep your feet on the clutch, feel the engine, don’t ram the gear box; his deep understanding of driving ensured that I am a consummate driver today.

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Technologies to bring that smile on your face!

Self-driving cars

Having to give up driving is something most seniors fear since being behind the wheel is key to maintaining independence. Google is already testing self-driving cars, which use sensors to evaluate the environment around them and software to handle the actual driving. The cars are still in the experimental stage but will be widely available within a decade. Self-driving cars are one of the best things that will happen for older adults. Once you give up driving, you become very dependent. This car could give you the freedom to go where you want to.

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Yoga – You’re Never Too Old To Start!

How yoga can turn back the clock?

Yoga is a scientific method which deals with every aspect of an individual – a holistic approach. Regular and dedicated application of yoga techniques removes the underlying cause of many ailments and diseases because it has the following effects…

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