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How To Celebrate The Holidays In Assisted Living

How To Celebrate The Holidays In Assisted Living

Laura Dixon  12. 9.2016
While some assisted living residents leave their communities to visit family during the holidays, it's not uncommon for residents to stay...
Why You Might Want To Rethink That Drink At The Holiday Party

Why You Might Want To Rethink That Drink At The Holiday Party

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.  12. 9.2016
Imagine a typical holiday party: You and your friends, dressed to impress, feeling celebratory and reflecting on the best parts of the...
What The Great Thinkers About Aging Are Thinking Right Now

What The Great Thinkers About Aging Are Thinking Right Now

Next Avenue  12. 9.2016
The Economist’s jam-packed San Francisco conference Wednesday on The Business of Longevity (Next Avenue was a supporting association)...
7 Easy Little Ways You Can Greatly Improve Your Health

7 Easy Little Ways You Can Greatly Improve Your Health

Grandparents.com  12. 8.2016
Little Health Changes, Big Rewards Exercising. Eating right. Avoiding sunlight. Curbing your carbs. Getting enough sleep. Taking care...
Study Uncovers Surge In Marijuana Use Among One Particular Age Group

Study Uncovers Surge In Marijuana Use Among One Particular Age Group

Ann Brenoff  12. 7.2016
Recreational marijuana use is on the rise among adults over 50, according to a recent study at New York University. The study noted that...
Proof That Life Can Begin Again At Age 80

Proof That Life Can Begin Again At Age 80

Laurie Stone  12. 6.2016
You think life is one way, but then realize it's not. In fact, it's more different than you imagined. This happened to me recently when...
Proof That It's Never Too Late To Learn An Instrument

Proof That It's Never Too Late To Learn An Instrument

Next Avenue  12. 6.2016
You may think you’re too old to learn to play an instrument. Think again. Increasingly, older adults are letting go of the stereotype...
The One Thing Trump Can't Possibly Make Any Worse For Those Over 50

The One Thing Trump Can't Possibly Make Any Worse For Those Over 50

Ann Brenoff  12. 6.2016
While most mid-lifers’ hands have been wringing about what menacing changes President-elect Donald Trump has in store for Medicare,...
How To Adapt And Even Thrive When Things Go Horribly Wrong

How To Adapt And Even Thrive When Things Go Horribly Wrong

Honey Good  12. 5.2016
Our American Airlines flight roared up into the sky over the California mountain tops, its large body seemingly out of control. The plane...
Thyroid Disorders Often Missed In Seniors

Thyroid Disorders Often Missed In Seniors

Jim T. Miller  12. 5.2016
Dear Savvy Senior, Can you write a column on the overlooked problem of thyroid disease? After struggling with chronic fatigue, joint pain...
The Weight Loss Truth Nobody Ever Tells You About

The Weight Loss Truth Nobody Ever Tells You About

Julie Dargan  12. 4.2016
It would be great if we could just follow a diet plan and have nothing but smooth sailing but that's not how it works.
When Love Is Remembered Despite Alzheimer's

When Love Is Remembered Despite Alzheimer's

Marie Marley  12. 2.2016
Here's a true story that illustrates that people with Alzheimer's can remember and experience strong emotions related to a past event even...
Attending The Symphony Reverses Cognitive Decline, Study Finds

Attending The Symphony Reverses Cognitive Decline, Study Finds

Ann Brenoff  12. 1.2016
A Colorado State University study found that the majority of dementia and Alzheimer’s participants experienced an unexpected reversal...
Why Everyone In The World Cares So Much About Your Vagina

Why Everyone In The World Cares So Much About Your Vagina

Pamela Madsen  12. 1.2016
Why does everyone care so much about vaginas? I think that this is a great question that was recently posed by my friend and colleague,...