Let’s Help Each Other Overcome Ageism

Many younger people do not think about the subtler signs of ageism. After all, Grandma is tiny, and she is cute. But when a grocery clerk refers to her as “young lady,” it is disrespectful. Likewise, when a younger man uses a parental voice and addresses an 80- year-old as “buddy,” it is demeaning. Other ageist […]

Nutrition for Healthy Aging

Everyone is talking about food these days!  Heartfelt discussions about where the food is grown, how wide the chickens can roam and what exactly GMO stands for have replaced calorie and carb counting as topics for the lunch room. The good news is that being mindful of what we eat is helping more of us […]

Growing Love as We Grow Older

It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. For some this conjures up images of high-school sweethearts or cartoon characters kissing against a Technicolor sunset. We may remember cutting out red paper hearts and gluing them together with paper doilies and glitter to present to our favorite teacher, classmate or parent As we get […]

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living for Mom or Dad?

If you have an aging parent, you probably have already thought, “Is my mom or dad safe living home alone?” This is a difficult issue for many families.  As people live longer lives, many older Americans want to stay in their homes as long as possible and caregiver children must be the catalyst for considering […]

Does Fidgeting Counter the Harmful Effects of Sitting?

What happens when you are sitting all day?  Do you fidget?  You might be doing something that is actually good for your health!  If you fidget it counts as exercise, no matter how slight.  The best part – scientists will agree! When we are sitting behind our desks in our chairs fidgeting, which is sometimes […]

What’s the Best Medicine for a Cough?

What do you take to stop a cough?  This time of year allergies are about to kick into high gear.  Colds and flu just don’t want to give up!  With that, the gift that keeps on giving is the dreaded cough!  When you walk into a drug store in search of relief, it is hard […]

The Connection Between Retiring Early and Living Longer

Research shows a link, but it isn’t retirement itself that leads to a longer life, but what you do in retirement. Here is some good news – retiring early could lengthen your life! That seems to be what recent research is finding, including a 2017 study from the journal Health Economics.  In that particular study, […]

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