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David Stewart

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David is the founder and face of AGEIST. He is an expert on, and a passionate champion of the emerging global over-50 lifestyle. A dynamic speaker, he is available for panels, keynotes and informational talks at david@agei.st.

SuperAging: 5 Ways to Live Better, Longer

70-90% of our health is determined by our behaviors, not our genetics. That fact should give us a sense of agency and optimism that we are in control of most of our health outcomes. The advancements in science and technology give us all an opportunity to live better and...

Peter Landesman, 59: Just Getting Started

Truth-seeking to the burning edge, and almost being torched himself, Peter Landesman's life so far has been vivid with a capital V. Filmmaker, painter, conflict journalist, addiction survivor, an energetic explorer of all things human, he brings us a story so raw that, if we did not know otherwise,...

Personalized Longevity Recommendations for Your Best Health Over 50

There are so many things we read about as having health benefits, but what would be best for you based on your inner health? We call this personalized longevity, and understanding your body's true biological age, rather than just your chronological age, is key to achieving optimal healthspan. InsideTracker's...

Joel Zuckerman, 63: Gratitude

Being grateful while keeping it to ourselves is probably better than running amok with resentments, but sharing one's gratitude with people who have been there for us is eons better — not just for us, but also a treasure for those on the receiving end. None of us got...

Dave McCaughan, 68: We Are Not Who They Think We Are

Dave is a student of age. He studies how it is perceived in different cultures, what brands get wrong, and how we need to evolve as an aging world. He started out as a public children's librarian for a decade in Sydney. Next, he went to a career in...

Susie Lin, 53: Strong Body, Strong Mind

Susie Lin is living in her flow, doing what she loves, and getting better at it everyday. We’ve known her for many years, spotting her in the sea of activity that was Gold’s Gym Venice, as the one trainer who was really on point, who really cared and paid...

West Chin, 55: We Are All The Same

“Ok, but no nudes.” - is what West Chin said when we invited him to be on the cover of AGEIST.  In 9 years and hundreds of profiles, his response was a first; and the quirky surprises only continued. Growing up Asian in very “non-asian” Westchester County, being the...

The Huberman Problem: Integrity Counts, Always

Behavior has consequences. Integrity matters. This was on my mind when I read the Andrew Huberman profile in NY Mag this week. My thoughts went to no more hall passes on egregious behavior; what we do in our personal lives absolutely matters with what we do in the rest...

Geoff Hanson, 64: Stay in the Game

The difference between an entrepreneur and other perhaps more sane people is that when they see a problem, their minds immediately go to what the solution could be. That, combined with a fearless sense of what is possible, is why they create businesses. In our experience, this drive is...

Jochen Frey, 55: In An Instant My Life Changed

For most of us, changing life direction happens slowly as we we learn more about ourselves and the world around us. Rarely is it a lightning strike of enlightenment. But that is exactly what happened to this very rational software engineer while he was doing his normal daily meditation....