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The Absolute Worst Day Of The Week To Have A Medical Emergency

The Absolute Worst Day Of The Week To Have A Medical Emergency

07. 7.2014
I had a serious bronchial infection that found me sitting in the Emergency Room for a total of -- I am NOT exaggerating -- 10 hours; seven...
7 Reasons Why Californians Age Better Than Everyone Else

7 Reasons Why Californians Age Better Than Everyone Else

Ann Brenoff  07. 7.2014
Contrary to popular wisdom, not everything keeps better in the cold. Some things, like people, actually may age better if they live in...
3 Deadly Things Lurking At Your July 4th BBQ

3 Deadly Things Lurking At Your July 4th BBQ

Ann Brenoff  07. 3.2014
Celebrating Independence Day isn't all fun and fireworks. In fact, it can be a pretty deadly holiday. July 4th is the third most-deadly...
Sleep THIS Long To Keep Your Brain From Aging Faster

Sleep THIS Long To Keep Your Brain From Aging Faster

Yagana Shah  07. 2.2014
Sure, we've heard that sleeping with your makeup on or sleeping with your face smushed into your pillow can cause you to age. But a new...
Is It Dementia Or Alzheimer's Or Normal Aging? (And Does It Matter?)

Is It Dementia Or Alzheimer's Or Normal Aging? (And Does It Matter?)

06.30.2014
Millions of us never find out exactly what's causing Mom to start cursing or a diligent husband to forget to pay bills. Even after memory...
Want More Energy? Make These 3 Dietary Tweaks Today

Want More Energy? Make These 3 Dietary Tweaks Today

Shelley Emling  06.30.2014
Tired of being tired? Studies show that it often takes older adults 30 minutes longer to fall asleep than younger adults. And, when they...
Sleep Deprivation Is Literally Playing With Your Head

Sleep Deprivation Is Literally Playing With Your Head

Yagana Shah  06.27.2014
We all know that fuzzy feeling you get when you have a sleepless night -- where it's harder to concentrate, get through your day, and keep...
Yes, A Happy Marriage Really Does Lead To A Healthy Heart

Yes, A Happy Marriage Really Does Lead To A Healthy Heart

Shelley Emling  06.26.2014
An unhappy marriage may impact your heart in more ways than one. A new study out of the University of Pittsburgh finds that people in...
Belly Fat And 9 Other Body Changes You Shouldn't Ignore In Middle Age

Belly Fat And 9 Other Body Changes You Shouldn't Ignore In Middle Age

06.26.2014
If you're in your 50s you've probably noticed that your body is changing. Perhaps your metabolism isn't what it used to be, or you may...
5 Tricks To Staying Healthy When Those Around You Are Sick

5 Tricks To Staying Healthy When Those Around You Are Sick

Charlotte Cowan M.D.  06.25.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Expect the frantic call. Your daughter's running late for a critical meeting. Her husband's out-of-town....
5 Reasons Why Summer Is Good For Aging Hearts

5 Reasons Why Summer Is Good For Aging Hearts

Ann Brenoff  06.23.2014
The lazy, hazy days of summer are good for your heart -- but not because we tend to be lazier or hazier. Quite the opposite. Seasonal changes...
5 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Lose Those Last 5 Pounds

5 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Lose Those Last 5 Pounds

Ann Brenoff  06.22.2014
Never mind the "Freshman 15." It's the "Fifty 5" that is the real killer. Once you hit midlife, losing those final five pounds just becomes...
9 Things Your Doctor Wants To Tell You

9 Things Your Doctor Wants To Tell You

Andrea Atkins  06.20.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Become an ace in the exam room and get more from your visits with these doctor-approved tips. Read more...
Study Determines The Ideal Amount Of Sleep For Those Over 50

Study Determines The Ideal Amount Of Sleep For Those Over 50

Yagana Shah  06.17.2014
If you've been tossing and turning more and more as you age but keep writing it off as a normal part of aging, think again. Both quality...