Age No Longer the Best Mortality Predictor
Up until now the ‘medical model’ has depended upon the usual checklist of older adult illnesses to predict health and mortality. An important new study shows how we need to change our thinking about what is necessary to live a longer life. Learn all about it here!
Caregiving and Working - Not Perfect Together
Huge numbers of individuals in all age groups have the responsibility of taking care of a family member while holding down a full or part time job. Learn about the issues here and how organizations are making efforts to help this overburdened group of Americans.
Mindful Eating is Healthiest
The Buddhist’s had the right idea. Mindfulness, or being fully aware, and applying the technique to eating, is one way to relieve stress, alleviate high blood pressure, and address gastrointestinal difficulties. It's easy to take shortcuts at any age but they may not be helping us stay healthy.
Having Purpose Delays Disease
Learn how to fight off Alzheimer’s and promote brain health as we age. A major study describes how we can live life with purpose and help fight disease at the same time.
How to Shop Deliberately
When we develop our grocery list we usually itemize foods that were previously in our refrigerators or pantries. We often don’t deliberately add items that are the healthiest for us to eat. Discover these healthy food staples suggested by nutritionists and start shopping with health in mind.
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