Aging

Liver

Sit Down to See How Long You’ll Live?

At a recent family gathering, I had fun demonstrating how to sit down on the floor and then stand back…

Aging

Why Seniors Fall

You’ve probably already heard that falling is the most frequent cause of injury among people age 65 and older. But…

Aging

How to Stay Out of a Nursing Home

Most people I know are adamant that they want to stay in their homes as long as possible as they…

Anti-Aging

Sleep At The Right Time and Other Stay Young Secrets

It’s certainly true that we live in a youth-obsessed culture, but the desire to stave off aging is long-standing and…

Death & Dying

A Great Trip…Can Magic Mushrooms Deliver Peace at the End of Life?

Not that I’m an advocate of taking a pill to solve life’s problems... but a drug that could help dying…

Longevity

5 Easy At-Home Tests Measure Health and Predict How Long You Will Live

The Important Low-Tech Medical Tests You Can Do for Yourself Expensive high-tech equipment such as MRIs and PET scans make…

Real Estate

A Kinder End for Dementia Patients?

When a person you love is in the final stages of advanced dementia, it’s a day-to-day struggle to provide care…

Longevity

Strong Hands, Long Life?

Can our ability to open a jar of pickles or wring out a washcloth give us a greater chance of…

Aging

Falls—Beware of the Hidden Causes

Best ways to avoid this major killer of older adults Anyone can trip and be thrown momentarily off balance. But…

Marriage

Video Motivates Decision-Making about End-of-Life Care

Pictures Speak Louder than Words All religious beliefs aside, medical and legal experts counsel individuals to create living wills and…

Aging

Live Healthy to 100

Secrets of centenarians from around the world If you were told that it’s entirely possible to live in good health…

Longevity

4 Steps to a Longer Life

Ever heard the phrase "Live long and prosper"? To Star Trek fans, it’s a familiar greeting... in synagogues, a blessing...…

Aging

Putting “Home” Back in Nursing Homes

"Green Houses" Provide Nursing Home Care in Familial Setting If you are seeking an alternative to institutional-style nursing care for…

Aging

Lessons in Being a Good Patient

Coaching Aging Adults to Be Active, Involved Health Care Consumers It used to be that doctors were considered god-like, the…

Longevity

Just Eat the Cake! Secrets of Aging Gracefully… with Humor

I've been retired from the corporate world for nearly 15 years. As I nudge toward 70, my new job is…