Many people are familiar with Alzheimer’s disease, because they’ve had the devastating experience of seeing a loved one struggle with it. However, even those who’ve encountered Alzheimer’s may not fully understand what it is, how it affects the brain, or even how it develops in the first place.
Fall is arriving, which means it’s time to open our hearts to pumpkin spice lattes and pull our favorite sweaters out of the closet. It’s also the perfect time to highlight one of the most common causes of emergency room visits throughout any season—falls around the house. Tripping and falling may seem like no big […]
Even if you lead an inactive life, you probably still walk at least a little bit every day. Walking is so commonplace that many of us don’t even think about how beneficial it can be, so we fail to consider walking for exercise or leisure. If you are trying to become more active, strolling about […]
Regardless of your geographical location, the numerous health benefits that come as a result of Mediterranean style diet might just have you saying opa!
New breakthroughs in behavioral research and the discovery of possible Alzheimer's biomarkers have created hope in facilitating earlier diagnosis and better outcomes.
In honor of Men's Health Month, encourage all the important men in your life to get active this summer with these helpful tips for exercising amidst midlife changes.
We are bombarded daily with pollutants and facial remedies that are filled with toxins, so why not look as good as you feel with this very simple, organic recipe for radiant, clearer and younger looking skin that cost pennies per application. This natural remedy can work better than overpriced, chemically based products and leave no […]
Don’t dread getting older! Several studies have shown that older people tend to be happier and view life more positively. Part of healthy aging is learning to adapt to change while staying involved in your community, exploring new hobbies and staying active. In the words of Mark Twain, “age is an issue of mind over […]
You’re never too old to get moving! Exercising and physical activity should be a lifetime pursuit. For older adults who want to keep active as they age, the National Institutes of Health recommends four types of exercise:
In 1513 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León went on a quest to find the Fountain of Youth – unfortunately for us, he turned up empty handed. So while there may not be a magic elixir you can drink to turn back the hands of time (yet), there are several foods you can eat that […]
As we get older, our bodies AND our minds need more exercise to stay sharp. Learn these moves that combine motor skills and balance to start putting your body and your brain to the test. Just dedicating 30 minutes a day to this routine will help sharpen your mind and tone your body. You’re average […]