Collected thoughts from inventors, travelers and thinkers about riding a bicycle.
While not a new book, this is a poignant look at beating the odds and many misconceptions about aging.
“The secret to the easiest, simplest, safest and most cost-effective way of staying in shape as you grow old lies behind the adaptation of a healthy and sound nutrition."
“Up till now, life has seemed an endless upward slope, with nothing but the distant horizon in view. Now suddenly I seem to have reached the crest of the hill, and there stretching ahead is the downward slope with the end of the road in sight.” – Elliott Jaques
“A good marriage at fifty-not a low cholesterol level at that age-is a better predictor of good health at eighty.” - Robert N. Butler M.D.
Aging Well: Surprising Guideposts to a Happier Life from the Landmark Harvard Study of Adult Development
In a unique series of studies, Harvard University has followed 824 subjects from their teens to old age. Professor George Vaillant now uses these to illustrate the surprising factors involved in reaching happy, healthy old age.
"Chip Conley, one of the execs behind Airbnb’s rise, is on a quest to help people restart their careers—and end the office generation gap as we know it. Step one: Stop thinking in terms of “old people” and “young people.”