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The Daily Habits That Lead To A Long Healthy Life

The Daily Habits That Lead To A Long Healthy Life

PK Read  05. 3.2016
Call it unrealistic optimism, but my game plan for growing old gracefully is to stay as immature as possible. I don't mean that I'll hang...
The 5 Benefits Of Being A Dog Owner After Age 50

The 5 Benefits Of Being A Dog Owner After Age 50

Yagana Shah  05. 2.2016
Besides being cute and cuddly, man's best friend also offers health benefits to those facing the challenges that can come with age. Read...
Why More Older Folks Are Turning To Pot To Fix What Ails Them

Why More Older Folks Are Turning To Pot To Fix What Ails Them

Ann Brenoff  05. 2.2016
It turns out that instead of listening to Nancy Reagan's famous "Just Say No" drug war mantra, lots of people 55+ are just saying yes...
Why Cycling Today Is Nothing Like It Was When I Was A Kid

Why Cycling Today Is Nothing Like It Was When I Was A Kid

Lisa K. Friedman  05. 2.2016
A cycling venue opened in my neighborhood. Normally I scoff at exercise fads. But when I walked by the window, I noticed a big sign tacked...
Build Your Bones With These 5 Easy Exercises

Build Your Bones With These 5 Easy Exercises

Barbara Hannah Grufferman  05. 2.2016
To kick off National Osteoporosis Month, I'll start by sharing the best strength-training exercises you can do anywhere, any time, and...
My Response To Companies Promising To Help Me Look Younger

My Response To Companies Promising To Help Me Look Younger

Janet Eve Josselyn  05. 1.2016
Since I'm scared of invasive procedures, I can either keep trying new anti-aging products or go cold turkey and accept my aging face. I...
Why We Must Change The Narrative About The Roles Of Older Adults

Why We Must Change The Narrative About The Roles Of Older Adults

Paul H. Irving  04.29.2016
Purposeful aging is a compelling vision that is engaging a growing number of stakeholders. But culture change lags far behind the speeding...
A Road Map For Those New To Hearing Loss

A Road Map For Those New To Hearing Loss

Shari Eberts  04.29.2016
Do you know someone who is new to hearing loss? Maybe they haven't yet accepted that they have a hearing loss, or maybe they are just starting...
Why I've Never Really Exercised And Don't Plan To Start Now

Why I've Never Really Exercised And Don't Plan To Start Now

Kati Reijonen  04.28.2016
I am coming out of the closet now: I don't exercise. I take my dog for walks and sometimes I do yoga. But I have never owned a gym membership...
Woman, 109, Prefers Candy To Men

Woman, 109, Prefers Candy To Men

Ann Brenoff  04.27.2016
Nellie Wright, a never-married-never-dated British woman, credits her longevity to the fact that she prefers Jelly Babies to men. Wright...
The Scary Health Moment That Left This Man Feeling Vulnerable

The Scary Health Moment That Left This Man Feeling Vulnerable

Ken Solin  04.27.2016
I had a scary moment around a health issue recently, not something I've ever been concerned about before. I woke up one morning with excruciating...
The Stress-Filled Day That Left Me Completely At Peace

The Stress-Filled Day That Left Me Completely At Peace

Joanna Perry-Folino  04.27.2016
woke up yesterday morning, April 18th, after having had a whirlwind trip to Los Angeles from the Bay Area, flying into Burbank and out...
Better Than Chopped Liver as an Alzheimer's Caregiver

Better Than Chopped Liver as an Alzheimer's Caregiver

Deborah Swiss  04.26.2016
Being better than chopped liver was sometimes a lofty goal during the five and a half years I provided Alzheimer's care for my mother Peg....
The 5 Best Ways To Keep Your Brain Sharp, According To Experts

The 5 Best Ways To Keep Your Brain Sharp, According To Experts

Yagana Shah  04.26.2016
When we think of aging we often worry about wrinkles, gray hair and crow's feet. But what we often forget is that our brain is aging,...