In this Make Aging Work post, author Gary Foster challenges us to think of aging as something positive- that should be valued and revered.  It is all in the narrative- and that starts with us.  What is your attitude...
We already know from previous research that physical activity protects brains and minds from some of the declines that are part of the aging process. Some recent research appears to indicate that a protein released during exercise is creating the affect on the brain. This story is from the...
The five habits from Harvard research, in a recent The Ladders article, aren't groundbreaking by any means, but do offer a good reminder of what these habits are and that these aren't hard to do- but that it does take discipline. Read more...
Great reminders in this Minneapolis Star-Tribune (subscription may be required) article about the benefits, both physically and mentally, of being out in nature. It doesn't need to be in the wilderness, it can even be in your backyard or on your deck or patio. If it feels like spending time...
Although one can debate the effects Covid-19 will have on our lives going forward, it is important to look at what these might be and how we might be impacted by them. Having this information allows us to prepare, and perhaps, alter our plan. This Forbes article provides a good...
This article in Psychology Today examines the results of some recent research about the correlation between physical activity and cognitive reserve. Experts generally agree that if we remain physically active as we get older, we also tend to also remain mentally sharp as well. The research takes a look at...