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How To Recognize The Early Signs Of Alzheimer's

How To Recognize The Early Signs Of Alzheimer's

05. 3.2014
Alzheimer's is, above all, an insidious disease. Its symptoms typically begin so mildly and progress so slowly that it's easy to deny them...
Working In An Office Is Making You Age Faster. Here's Proof.

Working In An Office Is Making You Age Faster. Here's Proof.

Shelley Emling  05. 1.2014
Your office is aging you -- and faster than you'd think. Hours of sedentary, stressful work under bad lighting is hardly good for anybody's...
How Sleep Patterns In Midlife Impact Memory Later On

How Sleep Patterns In Midlife Impact Memory Later On

Shelley Emling  05. 1.2014
Sleeping too much or too little in midlife can impact one's memory later in life, a new study suggests. In addition, those whose sleep...
How Physical Ability In Midlife Impacts Your Life Expectancy

How Physical Ability In Midlife Impacts Your Life Expectancy

Yagana Shah  04.30.2014
As the saying goes, a body in motion stays in motion. But a new study says, a body that's not in motion is where the trouble begins. Researchers...
7 Foods Science Proves Will Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

7 Foods Science Proves Will Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

Yagana Shah  04.29.2014
When it comes to blood pressure, your diet can either be your biggest enemy or your greatest ally. If you suffer from hypertension, you've...
75-Year-Old Fitness Guru Reveals How Often Boomers Should Be Having Sex

75-Year-Old Fitness Guru Reveals How Often Boomers Should Be Having Sex

04.28.2014
Dr. Jeffrey Life is a 75-year-old fitness guru and sex advocate. He joined HuffPost Live on Monday to share how often he thinks the average...
4 Things You Can Fix About Your Aging Body

4 Things You Can Fix About Your Aging Body

Denise Logeland  04.27.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Denise Logeland Most of the time, we should hold on to our wallets (and our dignity) when someone tells us...
The Disturbing Link Between Memory Loss And Death

The Disturbing Link Between Memory Loss And Death

Yagana Shah  04.24.2014
Mild cognitive decline can make day-to-day life more difficult for older adults. But a new study says age-related thinking problems and...
The Play-By-Play Highlights Of My Colonoscopy

The Play-By-Play Highlights Of My Colonoscopy

04.24.2014
I'll skip the pre-game antics. Much has been written about them. My experiences were neither amusing nor edifying. Just expect The Elixir...
The Medical Intervention That Packs The Most Powerful Punch

The Medical Intervention That Packs The Most Powerful Punch

04.24.2014
A month ago, we went to the most expensive Bat Mitzvah celebration I ever attended. It was expensive -- for us -- because somewhere in...
New Study Proves That Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

New Study Proves That Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

Yagana Shah  04.22.2014
A little laughter can go a long way, a new study reveals. We all know the mood-boosting benefits of a good laugh, but researchers at California's...
The Disgusting Truth About Your Toothbrush

The Disgusting Truth About Your Toothbrush

Beth Levine  04.21.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Your toothbrush looks innocent enough sitting on your bathroom sink. But before you put it in your mouth,...
7 Things We Can Learn From The East About Aging

7 Things We Can Learn From The East About Aging

Ann Brenoff  04.18.2014
The world's largest population of older healthy adults is on the Japanese island of Okinawa. And the last two people who held the title...
Study Finds Exercise Actually Reverses Skin's Aging Process

Study Finds Exercise Actually Reverses Skin's Aging Process

Shelley Emling  04.17.2014
Almost everyone obsesses about wrinkles, but what can you do short of staying out of the sun or pumping your face full of chemicals? The...