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    David Stewart

    David Stewart
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    David is the founder and face of AGEIST. He is an expert on, and a passionate champion of the emerging global over-50 lifestyle. A dynamic speaker, he is available for panels, keynotes and informational talks at david@agei.st.

    Kimberly Fowler, 61, YAS Founder, Pushing the Latest Boundaries of Fitness in Business

    Kimberly Fowler, 61If there is a commonality among our people, it is an innate sense of curiosity combined with a drive to move forward. Kimberly Fowler is one of us. She came from a tough background near the New Jersey shore. Her school district was poor; they had to share...

    Quinta da Comporta Hotel, Comporta, Portugal

    There is something about Portuguese architects. How is it that this relatively tiny country of 10 million people has produced 2 Pritzker Prize winners and dozens of top flight architects and designers? It's a land known for its wine, beaches and food, but the design skills of its people...

    David’s 10 Tips to Your Best Life after 50, 60, 70…

    I’ve interviewed and talked to many people in their 50s, 60s and 70s who don’t think of aging as some grim reality to be accepted. They have programs in place for taking care of themselves. They strenuously exercise — they’re into bicycle racing, lifting heavy weights, strength training —...

    Are E-Scooters City Trash?

    I have been trying to keep an open mind about the invasion of the various electric scooter companies into the cities of the world. When new solutions arrive I try to fight the natural urge to push back, and prefer to assume some positive intent. Sometimes we are prone...

    Rolling Thunder Revue

    In 1975 Bob Dylan decides to get his gang together to tour small clubs and venues around the country. This is Martin Scorsese’s film of those days — some of it is outstanding, some is a bit weird. First of all, there are some remarkable performances: the rendition of...

    Lisbon: The Peaceful City

    Lisbon: a lovely European capital filled with charmingly peaceful people. It's clean, lovely, and you will almost never hear a horn honking, or see anyone raise their voice. The city has been having a moment for a while now. The great recession of 2008 hit Portugal hard. In contrast...

    Ross Vail, 61: Farmer, Rebel, Innovator

    There has been considerable press around young people leaving farm country for opportunities in big cities. This is the story of the opposite: a man who grew up surrounded by kids wanting to be astronauts, but who dreamed of working the soil and growing plants. This is Ross Vail,...

    We Can Do This

    You can do this.When I started AGEIST, I had never written an article, or really anything more than a simple sentence. There had been a voice in my head that said: 1. You can’t write, and 2. Even if you could write, you have nothing to say. It seemed so...

    Update: Teresa Thornber-Mann, 61

    We profiled Teresa a year ago here. “You hit a certain age and you suddenly have to reassess — and you have to reassess everything, because if you don’t, life makes you, the universe makes you.” It seems that the reassessing has opened up a whole new world of...

    Bontrager Quantum Bike Helmet

    It's a lovely summer day and you are outside enjoying the sun and the air brushing against your skin. The feel of the bike below you is as familiar as walking in trainers. It should be — you’ve been riding a bicycle since you were a little kid. But...