Health, Wellness And Love Over 50
by Jackie Pilossoph for Chicago Tribune Media Group
I’ve been going to the same gym for 13 years now, and what I love about it is its sense of community.
At my gym, you don’t see many young men and women with perfectly sculpted bodies, but rather a suburban crowd who are mostly in their 40s, 50s, 60s and even 70s.
Everyone, whether married, divorced, widowed or single, seems courteous, friendly and caring toward one another, which I think is the result of a certain respect and admiration we have for each other. It stems from a commonality we share: we are aging adults making an effort to come to the gym on a regular basis.
I asked some members why they go to the gym as often as they do. Here are their answers:
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