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Being Underweight Linked To Higher Dementia Risk

Being Underweight Linked To Higher Dementia Risk

Reuters  05. 1.2015
By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) -In the largest study ever to look at relationships between body weight and likelihood...
Want To Live To 100? Here's What You Need To Do

Want To Live To 100? Here's What You Need To Do

Ann Brenoff  05. 1.2015
For the past 50 years, researchers in Sweden have been doing an aging version of "Up," the documentary series that followed 14 British...
The Elderly Are Taking Too Many Pills

The Elderly Are Taking Too Many Pills

Ann Brenoff  04.30.2015
As people rise in years, so rises the likelihood that they will be prescribed a pill for what ails them. It's the end results that are...
The Great Nemesis I Encountered Just Before My 50th Birthday

The Great Nemesis I Encountered Just Before My 50th Birthday

Neal Wooten  04.29.2015
Okay, I won't actually be 50 until August, but I've always done things a little faster than most. I skipped T-ball and went straight to...
6 Ways Your Vagina Changes As You Age

6 Ways Your Vagina Changes As You Age

04.29.2015
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com As if puberty and childbirth weren’t enough, your vagina—and the surrounding area—are in for many...
Are You Smarter Than Menopause? Find Out Now!

Are You Smarter Than Menopause? Find Out Now!

Stephanie D. Lewis  04.24.2015
Is your brain fog so thick and your mind such a blur that you've considered breaking out the Windex? Are you falling-off-the-chart smart?...
The Upside Of Cancer

The Upside Of Cancer

Donna Highfill  04.21.2015
I started the morning of my husband's cancer treatment reading about race issues. I read about the women who hate feminists, and the men...
6 Reasons Why Butter Is Good For You

6 Reasons Why Butter Is Good For You

04.20.2015
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com When we think of a “healthy” diet, there is one thing almost everyone believes to be true: Butter is...
The 7 Ways Yoga Leads To A Better Body

The 7 Ways Yoga Leads To A Better Body

Judi Freedman  04.15.2015
In January I started training to become a yoga instructor. I thought I would share my transformative journey as it unfolds. For fellow...
Why Shedding Weight Is So Important To My Mental Health

Why Shedding Weight Is So Important To My Mental Health

Mike Bushman  04.14.2015
Physically and mentally, I was slipping. A downward spiral began whirling. For 35 years, since the depths of my depression as a teenager,...
New App Helps People Connect With Those Suffering From Dementia

New App Helps People Connect With Those Suffering From Dementia

Rebecca Adams  04.13.2015
Frieda Rozbruch was always a smart, capable, self-reliant woman. She survived the Holocaust, spoke seven languages and cooked up nine-course...
The #1 Exercise To Prevent Falls

The #1 Exercise To Prevent Falls

04.13.2015
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Odds are, you know an older adult who’s fallen in her home. Perhaps she ended up with a few bruises, or...
The Cold Reality That's Set In After Last Year's Ice Bucket Challenge

The Cold Reality That's Set In After Last Year's Ice Bucket Challenge

Dawn Q Landau  04.13.2015
While ALS has certainly gotten so much more focus than it would have otherwise, now that all the ice buckets from all the ice-bucket challenges...
9 Sneaky Sources Of Sugar In Your Diet

9 Sneaky Sources Of Sugar In Your Diet

Ellen Breslau  04.11.2015
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Sugar is not your friend. The average American eats between 150 and 170 pounds of refined sugars a year,...