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New Health Calculator Determines How Young At Heart You Truly Are

New Health Calculator Determines How Young At Heart You Truly Are

03.26.2014
How 'old' is your heart? There may be more to it than how young you feel. Researchers say too many people are missing out on important...
5 Habits Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

5 Habits Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

03.24.2014
As Abraham Lincoln once said, "It's not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years." While we agree with Abe, we're...
7 Easy Ways To Build Strong Bones

7 Easy Ways To Build Strong Bones

Linda Melone  03.23.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Bone building reaches a peak during adolescence but then slows after age 25. In addition to...
5 Health Myths Boomers Can Ignore

5 Health Myths Boomers Can Ignore

03.21.2014
We hear so much noise nowadays on health issues, it can be difficult to tune out the hype and tune into the good stuff. From the perils...
Study Reveals Scary Side Effect Of Sleep Deprivation On Brain

Study Reveals Scary Side Effect Of Sleep Deprivation On Brain

03.19.2014
Forget the myth that you need less sleep as you get older. In fact, sleep may be even more important later in life than previously believed,...
Landmark Alzheimer's Study Pinpoints Protein That Protects Aging Brain

Landmark Alzheimer's Study Pinpoints Protein That Protects Aging Brain

Shelley Emling  03.19.2014
The conundrum has stumped doctors for years. Why do neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's affect only the elderly? Why do some...
Colon Cancer Rates Drop Dramatically In Last 10 Years

Colon Cancer Rates Drop Dramatically In Last 10 Years

Shelley Emling  03.18.2014
By now, many people are aware that symptoms can be difficult to spot In the early stages of colorectal cancer. And because the symptoms...
9 Great Ways To Get Your Spouse Off The Couch

9 Great Ways To Get Your Spouse Off The Couch

Linda Melone  03.18.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone If your overweight significant other prefers to sleep an extra half-hour rather than go for...
What It's Like To Watch My Mother As Alzheimer's Creeps In

What It's Like To Watch My Mother As Alzheimer's Creeps In

03.18.2014
Memory is tricky, even people without Alzheimer's forget where they put their keys or why they went upstairs. Was I looking for something...
The 6 Habits That Can Help You Live To 100

The 6 Habits That Can Help You Live To 100

Bob Barnett  03.18.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Harry Rosen, 103, is charmer, according to The New York Times. He enjoys dinner out every night, often in...
The One Thing Everyone Trying To Lose Weight Should Do

The One Thing Everyone Trying To Lose Weight Should Do

03.14.2014
I just bought a brand new digital bathroom scale, so naturally I step on it every time I'm anywhere near the bathroom in order to watch...
High Self-Esteem Equals Fewer Health Problems For Seniors

High Self-Esteem Equals Fewer Health Problems For Seniors

03.13.2014
A healthy body starts with a happy mind for seniors, a new study shows. Research led by Concordia University's Center for Research in Human...
7 Surprising, Immediate Benefits Of Exercise

7 Surprising, Immediate Benefits Of Exercise

Sara Schwartz  03.13.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Experts agree: Doing a combination of cardiovascular exercises and strength training moves on an ongoing...
7 Habits Proven To Improve Your Memory

7 Habits Proven To Improve Your Memory

03.12.2014
You can dye your hair, work a smartphone, and have the body of a 30-something -- but forget where you parked your car or that you were...