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Spartan race senior addresses naiveté and endurance
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Spartan race senior addresses naiveté and endurance

Even to call this a run is misleading: for many of us doing the race, the best that can be achieved is a steady walking pace up the slope and a cautious slow jog on the way down.

PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer's disease.
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McGill professor Serge Gauthier dedicates career to defeat of Alzheimer’s

When neurologist Serge Gauthier first appeared in The ST in its early days, Alzheimer’s was thought to mostly affect old people, a consequence of strokes.

The Forward editor J.J. Goldberg. (Photo: Irwin Block)
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Israel lacks credible leader to make peace: NY editor

With civil war raging in Syria, Israel’s occupation of lands captured in 1967 and its refusal to abide by international law there has taken a back seat.

Image appeared in The Senior Times in the 1980s.
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Words to The Senior Times from the heart of the newsroom

All dreams have a beginning.

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Senior Times sales staff weighs in on 30 years in the business

Shirley, Sandra, and Gloria have a few things to say to publisher Barbara Moser.

It’s seven days a week for animal-rescue devotee Gerdy Cox-Gouron. (Photo: Irwin Block)
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Gerdy Cox-Gouron is a guardian angel for Montreal rescues

“There’s a picture of me at 14 months, sitting on the stump of a tree holding a cat that was nearly bigger than me.”

Kristine Berey's nursery school in Budapest, 1959.
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Kristine Berey on becoming a senior at The Senior Times

We are all seniors, or seniors-to-be.

Barbara Moser and Irwin Block in Leros, Greece, in 2012.
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Irwin Block on one of the most rewarding gigs of his journalistic career

A reporter can rarely pick and choose to cover only what he wants, but at The Senior Times, I am almost always enthusiastic and engaged.

Molly Newborn: Our mother’s courage and drive set an example for us
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Molly Newborn: Our mother’s courage and drive set an example for us

It is a story about courage and drive, about taking a huge risk to follow your passion, about not giving up even in the face of huge obstacles.

How the ‘power of the elderly’ has shifted over 30 years
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How the ‘power of the elderly’ has shifted over 30 years

We were too young then to know that “elderly” is a word we would never want to use to describe ourselves.