Behavior: The Third Age

Most of the sportsclub members work out in a gym at least once a week. Many hike regularly, bowl, ride bikes or swim. Others ski cross-country, sometimes covering as many as twelve miles a day. Nothing remarkable about this—except that the sportsmen and women are all at least 62, and some are more than 90. Their club is just one part of an unusual city-run program in Grenoble, France, designed to help the aged rediscover their youth and zest for life through physical, social and artistic activity.

Conceived by French Doctor Robert Hugonot and...

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