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The Science of Social Engagement and Healthy Aging

  September is Healthy Aging Month, and Part Four of our Healthy Aging Series for this month will cover the … Read More

6 Ways to Help Seniors Stay Physically Active as They Age

As we age, remaining physically active can become more difficult and exercise seems as though it takes a greater toll … Read More

The Joys of Living to 100

A recent article in The Economist reported the fact that Americans are living longer, healthier lives than their grandparents. “By the early 2000s the state of health of American men aged 69, as reported by themselves, was as good as that of 60-year-olds in the 1970s; 70 really does seem to be the new 60.” That’s good news for people who want to live, work and enjoy life for many decades.
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Three Breathing Techniques for Heart and Brain Health

Yoga, meditation and other relaxation techniques all depend on breathing properly. Proper breathing is an important part of learning how to calm the mind and body. The importance of proper breathing is of equal importance to eating healthy food, exercising and reducing stress. Read More

Five Ways to Make Your Brain More Resilient to the Early Signs of Dementia

Although dementia is a progressive disease that slowly deteriorates the brain, there are ways to make your brain more resilient to the early signs of the dementia. Just as our bodies age and we can help to keep it healthy by maintaining strong muscles and joints, the same is true of our brains. Read More

How to Take Long-Term Brain Health into Your Own Hands

Brain health is just as important as physical health. Together they can determine one’s lifespan and the extent to which they can fully participate in life. Read More

Three Lifestyle Changes To Make in Your 30s to Curb the Onset of Dementia

If you are in your 30s your older years may seem light years away; it could be a crazy thought that the early signs of dementia may exist then. Yet, the way you live today can directly impact the health of your brain in decades ahead. Read More

How Exercise Can Prevent Falls in Seniors

Exercise is good for overall health. It keeps the heart healthy, the joints lubricated and the muscles strong. It also helps to prevent seniors from falling which is the leading cause of hospitalizations and broken bones for seniors in the United States. Read More

10 Early Symptoms of Dementia

Source: healthline Overview Dementia is a collection of symptoms that can occur due to a variety of possible diseases. Dementia … Read More

Five Yoga Postures for Fall Prevention

The ancient practice of yoga is enormously beneficial for the body and the mind. It reduces stress and anxiety and improves the function of nearly every organ in the body. Yoga improves core strength, loosens the joints and builds muscle, helping to prevent falls in the elderly. Read More