From time to time magazines and associations will feature people with stories like: the top 30 under 30. Big deal! What is a big deal is Slate’s 80 over 80: The most powerful octogenarians in America. – – Slate Magazine
There are a lot of famous people over 80, over 90 even, that are still doing great things. Slate does an excellent job of telling you who they are, what they have done, and what they are doing, post 80.
For example, Cloris Leachman is 82 and is currently competing on the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars. And Jacques Barzun, who is 100, is a French-American scholar who has published nine books since turning 80. His last one at age 97,