Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

OLD on to Your Hats. ; PICK OF THE DAY SECRETS OF GROWING OLD ITV, 9pm

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

OLD on to Your Hats. ; PICK OF THE DAY SECRETS OF GROWING OLD ITV, 9pm

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OR the stars of this cheerful and uplifting documentary, life begins at 80.

FAnd when you see what this lot get up to, you'll feel positively old and boring, and maybe even a tad lazy.

Take 83-year-old Dilys for example. She jumps out of planes. For fun.

When her joints started aching at the age of 50, she decided to prove it wasn't the beginning of a downhill spiral and turned daredevil gran.

At less than half her age, I'd put my back out if I fell out of bed, let alone a plane.

Then there's Charles, who at the tender age of 96 says he is "loving it" and is busy lifting weights and breaking records in athletics. He'd put some men in their 30s to shame.

And Frances is an 83-year-old fashion model who struts down the catwalk with the best of them. …

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