By Michele Howe
For too long, retirement has been viewed as "my time". Instead extend yourself on behalf of another and you’ll enjoy a stronger immune system, greater peace of mind and healthier body all while bettering someone else's life. Seniors, more than anyone else, are in a unique time in their life to practice the ageless act of living for God’s purpose. Learn some everyday ways you can step out of retirement today and back into life.

By age 30 I was obese, felt inadequate and lacked direction. Now as a senior, I’m fit, running half-marathons and confident through my faith in God. I have a simple message for those 60 and over: find strength through faith and run toward a healthier you. Age doesn’t matter.
By Charles G. Oakes, PhD

Will's woodworking gave him a deep abiding sense of God’s purpose in his life. He began an exercise program to birth that purpose. Today’s “Greatest Generation,” has come of age. Dr Oakes shares how you can find that youth ‘gene’rating quality --- purpose.
By Kerri J. Hart Ph.D.

Not too long ago I found myself paired on the golf course with a ninety year-old man. Turns out he’d been playing since he was seventeen! Active-agers are not the only ones to benefit from being active, family and friends benefit as well. Hey seniors - God wants you to improve your health and take care of your body. Once you’re active, you’ll never want to stop.
By Ken Paul Mink
Instead of giving the old guy a break, the opposing college basketball teams started targeting me when I came into games. They apparently did not want the embarrassment of a 73-year-old scoring against them. Ken Mink shares how being the world's oldest college basketball player at age 73 gives him the opportunity to live his faith. The journey brought much change in his life.
By Bob Markowski and Ralph Haynes, Introduction by Phil Black

The devastating fires of October 2007 in Southern California scarred thousands of acres and thousands of lives. Sure--- strength training and bodybuilding are often nothing more than self-indulgent vanity. But take a look at these firefighters and see how their physical fitness coupled with spiritual passion create a perfect combination for unquenchable service. Will you put your life on the line too?
“It’s not just my body that’s stiff, it’s my attitude.” Sharon Pankhurst vividly describes the physical and spiritual condition many of us live daily. “I could have stayed stubborn but I knew the only person who could make changes was me.” Are you ready to make changes?


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