Older Americans Dying of Heart Attacks is Falling

Older Americans Dying of Heart Attacks is Falling

FlASH: A groundbreaking new study holds heartening news for older Americans. Since the mid-1990’s, the number of seniors who suffered a heart attack or died from one dropped dramatically evidence that campaigns to prevent heart attacks and improve patient care are paying off, Yale University researchers said. The study of more than 4-M Medicare patients […]

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

FLASH: A recent study is the 1st to separately evaluate diet and exercise, and the effect they have on cognitive ability, finding those who improved their diet and continuously walked or cycled for 30 mins 3X a week reversed signs of brain aging. According to a survey by AARP, 93% of Americans believe maintaining brain health […]

It Is Never Too Late to Start a Business

It Is Never Too Late to Start a Business

Entrepreneurship may seem like a young person’s game, not True! When we are young, in the US we have the freedom to fail and more time to recover from unsuccessful ventures. But, as we grow older, many tend to become more risk averse. Now, though, there are several reasons people can/should consider starting a small […]

The Secret to Looking Younger Revealed

The Secret to Looking Younger Revealed

Genetic signatures that may aid our understanding of why some people appear to be considerably younger or older than their chronological age have been discovered by scientists at the Salk Institute The genetic patterns were revealed by analyzing skin cells from people of various ages, after which researchers then applied the results to detect genetic signs […]

As We Get Older Let’s Always Eat ‘Super’ Foods

As We Get Older Let’s Always Eat ‘Super’ Foods

As We Get Older Let’s Always Eat ‘Super’ Foods Men and Women alike are susceptible to bone loss, muscle loss, hormonal changes, and the dreaded middle age spread. Older people see and feel these changes in achy joints, vision impairment, heart complications, weight gain, decreased memory retention, and lack of energy, all of which are […]

THC’s Effects on the Human Brain

THC’s Effects on the Human Brain

THC’s Effects on the Human Brain A “toke” a day might just keep the doctor away, or at least keep your brain younger. That according to a new study out Monday in the journal Nature Medicine. Researchers at the University of Bonn and Hebrew University gave young and old mice THC, that is the ingredient […]

Exercise Boosts Brain Function in Older Adults

Exercise Boosts Brain Function in Older Adults

Exercise Boosts Brain Function in Older Adults Older adults who want to get moving to help boost their brain function have a wide variety of workouts to choose from Among the many options for working out over 50, tai chi may have the biggest effect on cognitive function, but aerobic and resistance exercises may also […]

Enhancing Your Older Dog’s Quality of Life

Enhancing Your Older Dog’s Quality of Life

Enhancing Your Older Dog’s Quality of Life Loving your pets means doing anythingand everything to give them the most excellent health possible Most dog owners are aware of the physical changes that can take place as their companion age, but did you know your aging dog’s behavior may also change? Any variation in your dog’s […]