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Tail-Wags Helmet Covers Blog — Aging

Living in the NOW!

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Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. (author: Benjamin Franklin) My dad spent the last several years of his life waiting for his retirement and he loved to talk about what he would do when he finally hit the magic age of 60 years old. His aim was to finish building the solar panels he designed, construct the 2-seater ultra light airplane he invented, find more time to paint (he was an artist), and become even fitter (he was already in good shape for a man in his late 50’s). My dad’s dreams sustained him. In fact,...

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Real Beauty

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How would you describe someone you regard as beautiful? Please take a second and think of at least 6 adjectives you would use to characterize him or her. And now, I’ve got one more favour to ask. Classify those attributes under two headings: physical traits and personal qualities. What do your lists look like? Are your lists evenly balanced or is one list longer than the other? Recently, I asked several friends the same question and guess what; their lists were almost completely weighted on the physical attributes side. And these are bright, well-educated, and successful women in their own...

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Young At Heart

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81 years old and still rollerblading every day when the weather permits. He calls himself Rollerblader Joe and he can be spotted around the lakes of Southern Ontario wearing his Tail Wags Beaver helmet cover. His philosophy in life that keeps him so “young” and fit is that you’re never too old to have fun! Joe’s not the only one that is convinced that the key to feeling “young at heart” is keeping active and maintaining one’s sense of humour. Ian is 74 years old and he still skis on a regular basis. It’s hard to miss him on the...

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