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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...
The Best Wellness Vacations For Your Mind, Body, And Soul

The Best Wellness Vacations For Your Mind, Body, And Soul

Irene S. Levine  04.16.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Irene S. Levine Taking a vacation to improve one’s physical, emotional and/or spiritual well-being is...
Surprising Menopause Symptom Is More Common Than You Think

Surprising Menopause Symptom Is More Common Than You Think

Yagana Shah  04.15.2014
Women may welcome menopause, thinking they can finally bid farewell to tampons, maxi pads, and Midol. But a new study shows recurring and...
The One Thing Boomers Need To Know About Alcohol

The One Thing Boomers Need To Know About Alcohol

Denise Logeland  04.15.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Denise Logeland Why do you drink? Is one reason the cancer-fighting antioxidants or heart-healthy properties...
Study Reveals Who's More Likely To Get Alzheimer's -- Men Or Women -- And Why

Study Reveals Who's More Likely To Get Alzheimer's -- Men Or Women -- And Why

Shelley Emling  04.15.2014
Even though the number of people living with dementia is expected to double to 65.7 million by 2030, no one has yet to figure out the definitive...
The 6 Body Parts That Betray Your Age First

The 6 Body Parts That Betray Your Age First

Shelley Emling  04.11.2014
We all try to strike that balance between aging gracefully -- and not looking as though we're older than we really are. With age, your...
Staying Positive With Dementia: 'There's Still A Lot Of Good Life Out There'

Staying Positive With Dementia: 'There's Still A Lot Of Good Life Out There'

Kira Brekke  04.10.2014
Ron Grant is adamant that his dementia won't define his life. “There’s still a lot of good life out there,” said Grant, who was...
Yet Another Reason Aerobic Exercise Is So Important As You Age

Yet Another Reason Aerobic Exercise Is So Important As You Age

Shelley Emling  04. 9.2014
While we've known for some time about the many long-term benefits of exercise, from increased strength to a revved up metabolism, new research...
A Surprising Health Benefit Of Milk -- For Women Only

A Surprising Health Benefit Of Milk -- For Women Only

04. 7.2014
If you want to strengthen your bones, reaching for calcium-rich dairy seems to be a no-brainer. But for women, it's best to reach for a...
'Rates Will Quadruple' And 11 Other Things You Didn't Know About Alzheimer's

'Rates Will Quadruple' And 11 Other Things You Didn't Know About Alzheimer's

04. 4.2014
Whatever projections exist for long term healthcare costs, unless we get on top of the Alzheimer's crisis, those projections are likely...