John Collins must have a big battery pack hidden somewhere on his person. How else to explain his energy?
For Roland Dion, 81, who lives on the eastern edge of San Diego, being isolated in a place where the car rules is all too real a possibility.
A hundred years ago this month, World War I was five months along. When the fighting first started in late July 1914, many thought the conflict would be over by Christmas. Instead, the war would stretch for nearly four more years, until the November 1918 armistice.
When it comes to fitness and health, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned exerciser, the best results stem from a well-rounded training program.
'The Phantom of the Opera'
The Andrew Lloyd Webber classic has gotten an update by legendary theater producer Cameron Mackintosh, bringing a "very different, slightly more gritty, darker, and I think in a way more passionate look at the material." (To read Times performing arts critic Stephanie …
In a nation plagued by obesity, where a majority of people seem to be on a diet, it came as a surprise to researchers that more than half of the adults 65 and older who turned up in one emergency room were either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition.
Sometimes it feels like coming up with holiday gift ideas for your children and grandchildren is just plain hard work. But it doesn't have to be. Many holiday-related things to do in the bay area in December could both entertain and delight the kids and serve as a nice gift from the heart to celebrate the season. There …
Angela Lansbury, who turned 89 on Oct. 16, would be the oldest working actor in American theater if it weren't for Mike Nussbaum, a less famous actor who, at age 90, just finished a demanding role in Noah Haidle's Smokefall at Goodman Theatre in Chicago.
Strong core muscles help make life much easier. So many daily functional movements we take for granted — bending, sitting, lifting, twisting, even standing still — rely on strength and stabilization of those muscles. When core muscles are weak, we lose strength, balance and stability, which can lead to back …
Bored? Curious? Tired of watching daytime TV talk and game shows? How about taking a class on "The Joys of French Cooking"? Or one on "The Best of Broadway: Tony Winners"?