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Study Reveals Surprising Habit That Will Help You Live Longer

Study Reveals Surprising Habit That Will Help You Live Longer

Yagana Shah  09. 4.2014
If you're reading this at your desk or on your couch, you might want to stand up first. While many of us think we can counter the effects...
The Moment An Alzheimer's Patient Remembers Her Daughter Will Melt Your Heart

The Moment An Alzheimer's Patient Remembers Her Daughter Will Melt Your Heart

Yagana Shah  09. 2.2014
It's the most painful part of Alzheimer's, when your own parent can't remember your face, let alone your name. But for one daughter of...
8 Essential Health Checks For Women

8 Essential Health Checks For Women

Beth Levine  08.30.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com When women hit the fifth decade, there are important health practices they need to start doing, if they...
Marijuana May Help Treat Alzheimer's, Study Suggests

Marijuana May Help Treat Alzheimer's, Study Suggests

Yagana Shah  08.28.2014
Marijuana is touted for its medical uses, lessening pain, nausea, and other uncomfortable side effects of conditions like glaucoma, nerve...
Everything You Know About Menopause Is Wrong

Everything You Know About Menopause Is Wrong

Yagana Shah  08.26.2014
Menopause. You're either dreading it or welcoming it, depending on how you look at it. On one hand, you're terrified of those hot flashes...
The #1 Most Painful Condition Next To Childbirth

The #1 Most Painful Condition Next To Childbirth

Andrea Atkins  08.22.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com It’s late summer, and that means hot days spent at the beach, licking ice cream cones, backyard barbecues,...
This Is Going To Make You Very Mad At Your Doctor

This Is Going To Make You Very Mad At Your Doctor

08.21.2014
Some doctors seem to have embraced the airlines' model for doing business -- you know, the one where they now charge fees for things they...
Doing This Exercise May Boost Brain Function In Older Adults

Doing This Exercise May Boost Brain Function In Older Adults

Shelley Emling  08.19.2014
Seeking some inner peace? A new study suggests that hatha yoga not only helps you relax, but also may boost brain function in older adults. Researchers...
'If You've Never Walked In The Shoes Of Depression You Have No Idea What It Feels Like'

'If You've Never Walked In The Shoes Of Depression You Have No Idea What It Feels Like'

08.19.2014
As my heart aches from the untimely death of Robin Williams, I decided I'd tell my own story about depression. I hope it will ignite a...
A Process Of Stimulating Alzheimer's Patients That's 'Nothing Short of Magic'

A Process Of Stimulating Alzheimer's Patients That's 'Nothing Short of Magic'

08.17.2014
The process of trying to creatively stimulate a group of residents at Serenades Memory Care Assisted Living is called poetry facilitation....
4 Good Reasons Why Weighing Yourself Is A Bad Idea

4 Good Reasons Why Weighing Yourself Is A Bad Idea

08.14.2014
I used to weigh myself two times a day all through college and until I had my first child -- and began again after my second was born....
Sleep Problems Linked With Increased Risk Of Suicide In Older Adults

Sleep Problems Linked With Increased Risk Of Suicide In Older Adults

Rebecca Adams  08.13.2014
It's a popular misconception that older adults need less sleep. Actually, our need for shuteye doesn't diminish with age at all. If anything,...
Internet Use May Protect Your Brain Against Aging

Internet Use May Protect Your Brain Against Aging

Yagana Shah  08.13.2014
Turns out, your smartphone isn't so bad for you after all. In fact, it may help protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline. Brazilian...
'No One Can Stop Someone From Killing Themselves If They Decide To Do It'

'No One Can Stop Someone From Killing Themselves If They Decide To Do It'

08.12.2014
When someone kills themselves, it arouses all kinds of responses. Disbelief. Despair. Anger. Confusion. Fear. Overwhelming empathy for...