"We are all going to grow old – that is inevitable and immutable. Life is a fatal disease. Once contracted, there is no known cure. Time marches on. Getting old, on the other hand, is optional. That’s...
There are many things you can do to help boost your health as you age, including making healthy food choices and not smoking. But did you know that participating in social and other activities you enjoy can...
When we think about lives filled with meaning, we often focus on people whose grand contributions benefited humanity. But how about us ordinary people, toiling away in a typical existence? Studies suggest that appreciating beauty in the everyday...
Great article about the importance of mindset. As the article begins..."People’s beliefs about aging have a profound impact on their health, influencing everything from their memory and sensory perceptions to how well they walk, how fully they...
While wisdom of a life of experience is nice, we sometimes wish we could retain the energy and vigor from our younger days. If you have some pessimism about getting older, you're not alone. Learn some ways to...
The author of the article begins by sharing her perception, or so she thought, about her own aging. "Aging is no big deal, I thought. I grew up around grandparents and great-grandparents and as a teen and young...
Retirees sometimes face a big decision: move closer to kids and grandkids or strike off in an entirely different direction. The article shares experiences of people who have made this decision. Click here to view...
"Can we live on love? No, but it actually makes life more healthy. In cases where older persons have no meaningful connections or support, their mental health can decline and can even trigger behaviors that can affect...
 As the article points out, stress has direct links to major age-related health issues, from dementia to Alzheimer’s disease. It is also one of the leading causes of chronic inflammation. The Power 9® principle of Downshifting is nothing...
Connecting with friends is one way to have a more positive attitude. Recent research concluded people who are optimistic tend to live longer than those who are pessimistic. One reason is optimists generally experience less stress in...
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