Age Is Just a Number When It Comes to Fitness

Let's celebrate the incredible achievements of older athletes and embrace the idea that age is just a number when it comes to fitness. Take Ned Overend, for example, who at 59 years old, won the National Fatbike Championships in Ogden, Utah, competing against much younger athletes. His success is a testament to the fact that staying active and fit is possible at any age. Joe Friel's book, "Fast After [...]

By |2024-05-16T11:31:42-07:00May 16th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Age Is Just a Number When It Comes to Fitness

Choosing the Best Senior Living

As we grow older, choosing housing can greatly affect our happiness and health. Kathy Fitts, a 68-year-old from suburban Atlanta, chose to move to an age-restricted community in Daytona Beach after feeling isolated during the pandemic. Her new home in Latitude Margaritaville offers numerous activities like bocce, birding walks, and concerts, which she loves. This kind of community, designed exclusively for those "55 and better," promises a bustling lifestyle [...]

By |2024-05-01T10:12:16-07:00May 1st, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Choosing the Best Senior Living

Keep Your Brain Healthy by Staying Hands On

Keep Your Brain Healthy by Staying Hands On Getting busy with your hands by doing things like writing, gardening, or knitting is not just fun; it's also really good for your brain and how you feel. Nowadays, we spend a lot of time tapping on screens and pushing buttons, but we might be missing out on the good stuff that comes from doing more with our hands. Dr. Kelly [...]

By |2024-04-10T09:45:34-07:00April 10th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Keep Your Brain Healthy by Staying Hands On

Aging with Zest

Happy Leap Day! Aging with zest is a choice, so on this rare February 29th, let's talk about leaping forward! 86-year-old author Margareta Magnusson shares how in her book on the Swedish art of aging exuberantly. Her wisdom? Embrace the chores and challenges of daily life with gratitude, a concept known as "kärt besvär." This attitude transforms nuisances into joys, reminding us to cherish every moment, even those that test [...]

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One Man’s Story of How His Sister Chose Dignity

In this deeply moving and personal narrative, we are invited to share in the poignant final moments of Julie, as told by her loving brother. On the eve of her passing, we witness an intimate portrait of sibling love and the profound challenges faced during her battle with cancer. This article not only explores the emotional landscape of saying goodbye to a cherished family member but also delves into [...]

By |2024-02-29T10:33:16-07:00January 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on One Man’s Story of How His Sister Chose Dignity

Boosting Memory & Preventing Cognitive Decline?

Imagine a simple injection that could enhance memory and safeguard your cognitive health as you age. A recent study suggests that a hormone called klotho, which plays a role in the aging process, might have memory boosting benefits. This discovery could hold the key to preventing cognitive decline in humans. Klotho, a hormone produced by the kidneys, helps with cell replication and development. As we grow older, klotho levels [...]

By |2024-02-29T10:35:41-07:00November 6th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Boosting Memory & Preventing Cognitive Decline?

Heart Health and Brain Health: What Every Woman Should Know

Did you know that taking care of your heart health might also be key to preserving your brain health, especially for women? A recent study shed light on the link between atrial fibrillation (AFib) and cognitive decline. This has important insights for women's health. The study found that women with AFib, a heart condition causing irregular heartbeats, are at a higher risk of cognitive decline compared to men with [...]

By |2024-02-29T10:36:20-07:00October 23rd, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Heart Health and Brain Health: What Every Woman Should Know

Stress Can Make You Feel Older, but Effects Aren’t Permanent, Study Says

Did you know that stress can make you feel older? It's true! When we experience stressful events like surgery, it can actually increase our biological age, which is connected to health risks. But here's some good news: a new study suggests that changes like these might not be permanent, and our biological age can go back to normal when our stress levels go down. Our chronological age, the number [...]

By |2023-07-19T10:07:14-07:00July 19th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stress Can Make You Feel Older, but Effects Aren’t Permanent, Study Says

Forgetfulness: It’s on the Tip of your Tongue

Oh, forgetfulness! It's on the tip of your tongue. We've all had that moment in a conversation. You know what you are trying to say, but the word you need is escaping you. This is a common occurrence in all languages and cultures. And there's not much you can do about it. "Tip of the tongue state" is what Tim Herrera calls this phenomena in this New York Times article. But [...]

By |2017-11-08T13:11:19-07:00November 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Forgetfulness: It’s on the Tip of your Tongue

Finding Love Despite Old Age

Finding love despite old age is something many older adults don't even consider. For Gertrude Mokotoff, 98, and Alvin Mann, 94, their first date was only the beginning of their lives together. Fining love so late in life may seem impossible. But for Gertrude and Alvin, it came naturally. The New York Times tells the touching story of this couple. She was introduced to him at 90 years old. According to Gertrude, [...]

By |2017-09-27T12:03:18-07:00October 4th, 2017|Aging, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding Love Despite Old Age
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