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You may think that offering your seat to someone elderly on public transport is a considerate thing to do, but experts have revealed that doing so could actually hamper their health as they age.

In fact, old people should be encouraged to stand and discouraged from taking it easy in order to keep themselves fit, an Oxford professor claims.

Sir Muir Gray, clinical adviser to Public Health England, has spoken out to say the elderly should try to walk for ten minutes a day and relatives should encourage to take the stairs instead of a lift or excalator.

If the bus is full, the driver should let the young people board. The elderly should walk; it's good for them.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Oct 18th, 2017 at 01:57:46 PM EST
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Not only that but they're a bunch of fat fucks.  Was in the local Post Office yesterday ... there was this old fat fuck in front of me holding things up, carrying a cane; behind me, another old fat fuck.  They're everywhere.  They should get their social security checks cut for their own good.  Put them all on a diet.  Waste of good food anyway ... they'll just up and die any minute anyway.

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.
by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Wed Oct 18th, 2017 at 03:27:41 PM EST
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Plus ... remember that old fat fuck with the cane?  After holding up the line at the Post Office he probably dottered home to watch geriatric porn.  There's an ugly thought for you ... old fat fucks getting it on.  Like watching a Harvey Weinstein video.

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.
by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Wed Oct 18th, 2017 at 03:42:59 PM EST
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How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans
The health of a nation's economy and the health of its people are connected, but in some surprising ways. At times like these, when the economy is strong and unemployment is low, research has found that death rates rise.
It must be healthy to do this kind of research.
by das monde on Fri Oct 20th, 2017 at 09:45:42 AM EST
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Apparently, life spans in southern Italy are even higher than the national average (and senior discounts at Matera museums start at 70).
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Fri Oct 20th, 2017 at 01:29:49 PM EST
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for the comment section

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Oct 20th, 2017 at 02:32:02 PM EST
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