Just because you're young doesn't mean you shouldn't care about dementia in the future.
Why do so many choose to deceive or alter, rather than be proud of, our years?
When I turned 50, I was confused: Could I still wear jeans? Do I still want sex? Will I ever be able to run in a marathon? Could I finally lose those last 10 pounds that piled on after menopause? Is this the when I become invisible? (Answers: yes, yes, yes, yes, and not a shot in hell.)
Some older people show signs of Alzheimer's in the brain, but keep a sharp memory.
Brandon R. Peters, MD, is the creator of the Insomnia Solved program, the writer on sleep for Verywell.com, a neurology-trained
YOUNG BLOOD HAS REJUVENATING PROPERTIES. Maybe Dracula had a point. Several research groups have now shown that transfusing
So here's to you Mom as you celebrate 90 years loved. A toast to you with a martini ordered just the way you always order one, "I'll have a Beefeater Martini, up, extra dry, with olives on the side." May we all be blessed enough to be enjoying our signature cocktail as we ring in our 10th decade.
You've heard that meditation is great for reducing stress and improving concentration, but it's even more impressive to see what it can do for our health as we age. Multiple studies show that regular meditation can significantly improve attention, memory, verbal fluency and help prevent cognitive decline.
What explains the youthful brains of "super agers"?
As people age beyond their sixties, many are losing the ability to walk for more than a couple of blocks. If they cannot walk a quarter of a mile, seven blocks, without assistance, their lack of mobility is termed walking disabled.