"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 also help support healthy aging? Click here...
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 may be just as powerful as a sense of overarching...
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 recover from disabling illness, and how long they live." This article...
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 overcome the negative feelings of getting older.
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 adult I worked in nursing homes. My friends were often...