A new documentary about dementia premiers on Netflix May 1. The author points out, with a quote from the filmmaker, why this is an important topic for everyone to learn more about: The documentary should appeal to all ages,...
Recent research from Mayo Clinic, which teamed up with the University of Minnesota, may have uncovered the secret to staying young while aging. Learn what their research into cells has led them to discover and how this may lead to aging better, with less chance for developing...
A generation ago, IBM did a study of their pensioners and found that their average retiree didn’t make it past the 24th pension check. John E. Lang, a petroleum engineer and 45-year employee of a single oil company, succumbed to a heart attack in his...
One of the more complicated aspects of retirement has to do with how couples will live together 24 hours a day, every day, without the diversion of work. Social dependency and ideas of how to live independently and as a couple can be difficult to adjust to- making communication...
Although the article is directed at financial advisors, the message is equally important for people nearing or in retirement- balance the financial aspects of retirement with the non-financial aspects. Currently, the financial services industry (and thus clients) is too focused on saving, investing and protection. We’re essentially telling people...
Memory declines for most of us as we get older, but this isn't the case for so-called “super agers” — longevity champs over 80, and some over 100, who have the memory performance of people in their 50s and 60s. Scientists are studying why. To unlock the mystery, researchers are leading...