Mary Stark, 76, walks everywhere in her Portland, Ore., neighborhood: to the grocery store, the library, the theater, and Portland State University, where she audits classes. “I’m no fanatic,” says the retired nurse, pointing out that when she visits her sons she takes the light rail to the airport. “But it’s essential for me to live and not just exist, and walking is helping me keep what I’ve got for as long as I can.” … Back to Article
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