As we move into later life and have more time to pursue activities and adventures, it only makes sense to continue to be in shape to do these things.  But don't wait to train for these as the event...
This article, from a new site I recently found, Ageist, has a great message, and one that I am continually trying to pass along to clients and anyone who will listen.  The importance of movement is so important to our aging successfully.  The author takes this to another level...
Since the study was done by a neuroscientist, the findings are interesting.  She read the scientific research and tested many of the things she had learned and been told.  I hope more research in the future looks at this as the results appear to be remarkable. Read more...
The article is a list of 10 of the most difficult retirement questions you will need to think about.  They are difficult because they make you think about and question what is really important to you when you retire and forces you to think about some things you probably...
The social interaction involved in partner and team sports may compound the plentiful benefits of physical activity, adding more years to your life than solo exercise, according to a study published recently in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Which activities that are partner or team based would you like to participate in? Read more...
There are many studies that point to the positive effects of exercise among older adults. These results add to a growing body of evidence that suggests physical activity can lower the risk of heart disease. The key point this research makes is that you can turn back the clock of...
As we age, many of us stop doing things we did when we were younger, like lifting weights. It is an activity we can begin again or start anew. The article points out that research shows strength training may decrease cardiovascular risk and premature death for older adults. Read more...
A British charity called Age UK created an index of well being based on survey data from 15,000 residents over age 60. Researchers found that 40 social and economic indicators are the most useful for estimating a person’s overall quality of life. Not surprising, the results found that financial well-being,...
This article provides a short description of the types of meditation as well as the many different health benefits supported by research.  This appears to be another great way to preserve and improve health as we age. Read more...
Research has shown that making these five simple changes can extend your life expectancy.  If you are working with a financial advisor or are running the numbers yourself for how much you need to save and how long the money will last, make sure to factor in your healthy...
As we begin to age, many of us tend to look for ways to slow the process down.  The article provides a variety of ways that doctors from a number of fields use to keep feeling and looking younger. Read more...