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I Just Did My First Polar 'Bare' Plunge At 59

I Just Did My First Polar 'Bare' Plunge At 59

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.  01. 8.2016
It was one of those days that took me way out of my comfort zone, and I was nervous but very excited. I was heading down to Gunnison Beach...
5 Resolutions Family Caregivers Must Make -- And Keep

5 Resolutions Family Caregivers Must Make -- And Keep

Laura Dixon  01. 7.2016
New Year's resolutions get a bad rap, and that's understandable, considering the high rate of failure. As a caregiver for a senior loved...
9 Yummy Foods You Can Snack On Guilt-Free

9 Yummy Foods You Can Snack On Guilt-Free

Grandparents.com  01. 6.2016
SPECIAL FROM It's inevitable—you're watching TV and you just want a little something to munch on. The problem is, a little...
5 Big Differences Between Being 45 And 65

5 Big Differences Between Being 45 And 65

Ann Brenoff  01. 6.2016
1. More body parts fail when you are 65, but it upsets you less. Right around age 45, I started to need reading glasses. I joked about...
Here's The Most Fabulous English Toffee Recipe

Here's The Most Fabulous English Toffee Recipe

Elaine Ambrose  01. 6.2016
Brown sugar, pecans, chocolate, and butter are simple ingredients but when combined, heated, and transformed into candy, they have the...
My Advice For The 'Thin Police' That Are All Around Me

My Advice For The 'Thin Police' That Are All Around Me

Inga  01. 5.2016
Every year, shedding at least 30 pounds has been my number one New Year's resolution. And every year on December 31, I say, 'Well, next...
4 Things The Swiss Can Teach Us About How To Live Longer

4 Things The Swiss Can Teach Us About How To Live Longer

Yagana Shah  01. 4.2016
When you think of Switzerland, beautiful mountains, delicious cheese and Heidi might come to mind. But there's more to the peaceful,...
Why This Boomer Is Creating An Aging-Alone Plan

Why This Boomer Is Creating An Aging-Alone Plan

Carol Marak  01. 4.2016
Like most over 60 years of age, I haven't planned well when it comes to how to care for myself in the elderly years. The matters that need...
Why A Mirror Should Be Your Best Friend In 2016

Why A Mirror Should Be Your Best Friend In 2016

Renee Fisher  01. 4.2016
Those of us who start the new year with lists of resolutions should make the mirror #1. To see what is there and what isn't. To see what...
25 Simple Ways To Be Happier In 2016

25 Simple Ways To Be Happier In 2016

Jennifer Connolly  01. 1.2016
Do you make New Year resolutions? I don't bother because they usually fall off my radar by mid January. Starting the year with failure...
5 Things My Substitute Spin Instructor Taught Me About My Body

5 Things My Substitute Spin Instructor Taught Me About My Body

Rachel Brehm  01. 1.2016
My Wednesday morning spin class was taught by a substitute instructor today. In the place of my usual wonderful teacher was one of those...
When An Elderly Family Member Moves In With You

When An Elderly Family Member Moves In With You

Wm. Scott Page  12.31.2015
One way for seniors to cut living costs is to consider cohabitation with friends or relatives. Whether you are planning such an arrangement...
What It's Really Like To Get A Tattoo

What It's Really Like To Get A Tattoo

Iris Ruth Pastor  12.30.2015
There is no chance I will ever become a heroin addict. I hate needles. Even the THOUGHT of an IV makes me cringe. It was with this attitude...
Type 2 Diabetes Increases Dementia Risk

Type 2 Diabetes Increases Dementia Risk

Reuters Health  12.29.2015
People with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk for dementia in general. And for one form, called vascular dementia, diabetes brings more...