ZOOMER – Research shows Canadian middle-aged men now represent one of the highest risk groups for suicide and mental illness. In Canada, men account for four out of five deaths by suicide. What’s more, suicide rates peak in Canadian men ages 40 to 50, reports the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP). Global suicide rates among this demographic are even higher than reported rates of depression. How could this be?
ZOOMER – Staying fit after 50 seems to be one trend that’s here to stay. Staying fit after 50 seems to be one trend that’s here to stay. Boomers may not be able to return to their years of youth, but they refuse to let go of their agile bodies. Just look at Jane Fonda – the 73-year-old icon who says she has actually become happier and more comfortable in her own skin as she’s aged, a phenomenon becoming more common among the Zoomer generation.