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The Sacred Learning in Regret

The Sacred Learning in Regret

Dana O'Dell  03.28.2015
Regret isn't something I dwell on lightly or often these days. There have been the fleeting insignificant returned for shoes, and vintage...
Is It Dementia Or Normal Aging? Now There's A Tool To Figure It Out

Is It Dementia Or Normal Aging? Now There's A Tool To Figure It Out

Ann Brenoff  03.19.2015
Beneath the ubiquitous memory-loss jokes that midlifers make, there is a deep concern and fear of dementia. Now, Mayo Clinic researchers...
How Regular Sauna Use Can Lengthen Your Life

How Regular Sauna Use Can Lengthen Your Life

Buck Wargo  03.19.2015
Whenever I walk through the gym locker room, I'm always amazed by the guys older than me coming out of the sauna. It's not the younger...
Men Can't Be Blamed For Being Forgetful, New Study Suggests

Men Can't Be Blamed For Being Forgetful, New Study Suggests

Yagana Shah  03.18.2015
You may think your husband just has selective memory when he forgets your anniversary (and birthday) but never misses a ball game. But...
5 Vitamins Packed With Age-Fighting Power

5 Vitamins Packed With Age-Fighting Power

Yagana Shah  03.16.2015
If you're looking for the fountain of youth, stop walking down fancy department store beauty aisles and start taking a look at your diet....
The Shameful Way Our Broken Health Care System Treats The Elderly

The Shameful Way Our Broken Health Care System Treats The Elderly

Laurie Levy  03.16.2015
A 91-year-old woman calls her doctor complaining that she feels dizzy. No, that's not the beginning of a joke. It's what actually happened...
Living With HIV: My Untold Story

Living With HIV: My Untold Story

Vanessa Mills  03.16.2015
When I heard the words, 'your results came back HIV positive,' it felt as if I got punched in the stomach and my best friend had died....
The Surprising Impact Social Interaction Has On Longevity

The Surprising Impact Social Interaction Has On Longevity

Yagana Shah  03.12.2015
These days, thanks to cell phones and computers, it's easier than you'd think to spend a day without speaking to a soul other than Siri...
Is It Still Cheating If Your Spouse No Longer Recognizes You?

Is It Still Cheating If Your Spouse No Longer Recognizes You?

Ann Brenoff  03.12.2015
When your spouse no longer knows who you are, should you still be held to wedding vows of 'til death do us part?' Or does death sometimes...
Low Sex Drive? Don't Blame Low T

Low Sex Drive? Don't Blame Low T

Yagana Shah  03.11.2015
Lower testosterone levels are often said to cause the steady decline in sex drive as we age, but a new study says it may be the other way...
5 Things About Aging Nobody Ever Tells You

5 Things About Aging Nobody Ever Tells You

Ann Brenoff  03.11.2015
We all knew to expect hot flashes, maybe even some prostate issues. But nobody ever warned us about these aging-related things: 1. You...
The Big Difference Between Young, Old When It Comes To Drinking

The Big Difference Between Young, Old When It Comes To Drinking

Ann Brenoff  03. 6.2015
The frequency of alcohol consumption increases as you age, according to new research. The UK study, published in the journal BMC Medicine,...
When Good Eyes Go Bad

When Good Eyes Go Bad

Michelle Combs  03. 6.2015
Age is just a number. Tell that to my eyes. I can embrace the aging process all I want, but I'm never going to be okay with the way my...
How This Consultant On 'Still Alice' Is Managing Her Early-Onset Alzheimer's

How This Consultant On 'Still Alice' Is Managing Her Early-Onset Alzheimer's

Sandy Oltz  03. 6.2015
Like the character Oscar-winner Julianne Moore played to perfection in the film, 'Still Alice,' I was diagnosed at an early age with Alzheimer's...