This Get Old story showcases an 83-year-old grandmother who plays shortstop on her 70-and-over softball team and who took home a silver medal at this year’s National Senior Games.
The Get Old effort will help Pfizer achieve Imperative 3: Earn Greater Respect From Society. The goal is to inspire and activate people of all ages to reconsider what it means to get old and to change perceptions about aging at every stage of life.
This week’s story is about Ethel Lehmann, an 83-year-old from Largo, Florida, who hasn’t let her age stop her from enjoying her love of softball. Playing shortstop, she won a silver medal at this year’s National Senior Games.
In the article, she shares her insights on healthy living. “After a checkup from your doctor, get off the couch and ‘just do it’ — even if it is just walking at first,” she advises. “It's so important to make physical activity a part of your everyday life.”