Keep Moving
Dick Van Dyke

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Narrated By: Dick Van Dyke

Duration: 5 hours and 20 minutes

What to expect

In this entertaining and inspirational memoir, Hollywood legend Dick Van Dyke shares his secret to staying resilient in old age.

Beloved Hollywood icon Dick Van Dyke will celebrate his ninetieth birthday in December 2015. He’s an established legend, having starred in Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and The Dick Van Dyke Show. And yet he’s still keeping himself busy, entertaining America on television, in movies, on the stage, and on social media. Everyone wonders, “How does he do it?” For the first time, Van Dyke shares his secrets and tips on old age—just keep moving.

With a fun and folksy way of addressing its audience, Keep Moving serves as an instruction book on how to embrace old age with a positive attitude. The chapters are filled with exclusive personal anecdotes that explore various themes on aging: how to adapt to the physical and social changes, deal with loss of friends and loved ones, stay current, fall in love again, and “keep moving” every day like there’s no tomorrow.


Biography: arts and entertainment, Biography: philosophy and social sciences, Coping with ageing, Age groups: the elderly, Biography: arts and entertainment, Memoirs

Listen to a sample

“Dick Van Dyke has been in our collective consciousness a very long time, from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Mary Poppins, to Diagnosis: Murder and The Dick Van Dyke Show. What’s the secret to staying young? The popular movie and television stars [says] it’s about attitude and staying active…and has a new book to prove it.”

NPR, Weekend Edition

“Multitalented…[Dick Van Dyke] shares his vast store of knowledge in a memoir that offers tips and truths about…[how to] make living an achievement.”

Sacramento Bee

“Van Dyke provides a well-paced, warm narration. He exhibits that special skill, so rare today, of successfully projecting his personality from the studio microphone to one’s ears…This is immensely entertaining fare. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”


“Van Dyke relishes his approaching ninetieth birthday and shares some tips for readers on reaching and enjoying that venerable age…[A] dose of good cheer.”