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7 Food Swaps That Are Making You Overweight

7 Food Swaps That Are Making You Overweight

Grandparents.com  06.24.2016
SPECIAL FROM Aren’t you the healthy one, eating pretzels instead of chips and only buying products marked "low" or "no" fat!...
The Power Of Saying Goodbye To Someone Who's Dying

The Power Of Saying Goodbye To Someone Who's Dying

Deborah Drezon Carroll  06.23.2016
It's been an awful week. Too many horrific deaths in Orlando, a child dragged off from his parents by a gator, and this morning my friend...
What This 89-Year-Old Man Likes To Do All Day

What This 89-Year-Old Man Likes To Do All Day

Richard Abrons  06.22.2016
Eighty-nine is not an age you would choose. Too close to the precipice. Yet, on this sunny day in June, I am grateful for the pleasures...
The Dietary Changes That Could Save Your Life

The Dietary Changes That Could Save Your Life

Mara Karpel, Ph.D.  06.22.2016
The research in nutrition has been finding, again and again, that a diet that is high in plant-based foods (fresh fruits and vegetables,...
Can You Really Start Over After Hitting Rock Bottom After 50?

Can You Really Start Over After Hitting Rock Bottom After 50?

Kati Reijonen  06.21.2016
I am not going to answer to this question because it is pointless. There are many people, such as myself, who have to start over anyway,...
This Trio Of 100-Year-Old Besties Define Lifelong Friendship

This Trio Of 100-Year-Old Besties Define Lifelong Friendship

Yagana Shah  06.20.2016
Three Washington-area best friends celebrated their 100th birthdays together this weekend, giving a whole new meaning to the term "lifelong...
Medicare Is About To Get Even More Complicated

Medicare Is About To Get Even More Complicated

Ann Brenoff  06.20.2016
Medicare, the program that provides health coverage to those 65 and older, is so complicated that it needs a separate program to help...
Do You 'Fess Up Or Cover Up Your Fears Of Getting Dementia?

Do You 'Fess Up Or Cover Up Your Fears Of Getting Dementia?

Vicki Tapia  06.20.2016
It starts small. Misplaced keys that turn up in odd places. Forgotten appointments you're sure you didn't make, until someone points them...
Alzheimer's Patients Reveal The One Thing They Want To Remember

Alzheimer's Patients Reveal The One Thing They Want To Remember

Yagana Shah  06.16.2016
Around 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's disease, which slowly attacks cognition, robbing patients of a lifetime of memories.  YouTube...
How Your Sense Of Humor Changes With Age

How Your Sense Of Humor Changes With Age

Ronna Benjamin  06.16.2016
What amazed me was how funny I still found potty humor. I told friends, and I laughed. I told my husband, and I laughed. I laughed out...
Why I'm Just Chilling Out On The Other Side Of 55

Why I'm Just Chilling Out On The Other Side Of 55

Felice Shapiro  06.16.2016
I understand more and more as I age how time passes without any marker of accomplishment. Up through my mid-50s this was not OK as my greatest...
Just This Much Brisk Walking A Day Can Help You Live Longer

Just This Much Brisk Walking A Day Can Help You Live Longer

Yagana Shah  06.15.2016
If just thinking about stepping into the gym leaves you feeling tired, take heart. Researchers now believe that as little as 15 minutes...
Why I'm Terrified I'll Get Skin Cancer

Why I'm Terrified I'll Get Skin Cancer

Mary Novaria  06.15.2016
I was careless with my skin as a teen and now I'm terrified of getting skin cancer like my father. Even though my fair, Irish skin would...
The 9 Habits Of People Who Never Get Sick

The 9 Habits Of People Who Never Get Sick

Grandparents.com  06.14.2016
SPECIAL FROM We all know people who never seem to catch a cold or get the flu, while the rest of us constantly cough and sniffle...