1. Metabolic Flexibility is Crucial to Improving Your Health

    You know that if you sit around too much, your chances of bending over and touching your toes are about as good as winning the Mega Millions jackpot. (The odds on Jan. 5 this year were 1 in 302.5 million.) Around 50 million of you are profoundly sedentary. You have sitting jobs, participate in no re…Read More

  2. 5 Tips to Combat Senior Social Isolation

    If you are a baby-boomer or senior or If you’re trying to help an aging parent or loved one combat senior social isolation, consider these ways to help engage with others and community again. It doesn’t take much, but it will mean so much to your happiness and well-being. 1. Encourage  Hobbies …Read More

  3. 5 WAYS YOU ARE SABOTAGING YOUR METABOLISM

    We all want to have the most efficient zippy metabolism possible. Here are the most common ways you might be undermining your inner engine.    1. You're Not Eating Enough When you don't take in enough nutrients, your body essentially thinks you're starving, says Nutritionist Jess Cording, R.D.…Read More

  4. Do Seniors Need To Eat Differently? (Part Two)

    In our first post about senior nutrition, we examined how senior nutrition changes over time and the specific macro and micronutrients that seniors need to increase as they age. In today’s post, we’ll continue looking at a couple more nutrition pieces, in addition to how seniors health affects t…Read More

  5. Keeping Seniors Safe At Home

    The decision has been made to keep your aging parent at home a little while longer or they are living with you, but you cannot be there 24/7 and need to take a few safety precautions when you cannot be there. The chance of Falling is the premiere nemeses of aging men and women As 1 in 4 adults over…Read More

  6. 10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Seniors

    Today, there are more people who are living longer than in any time in history. This means the population of seniors has continued to soar over the past two decades and thanks to higher life expectancy, more people are expected to reach this age. This projection brings a health question in which se…Read More

  7. Physical Fitness and Healthy Aorta, Key to Brain Ageing

    The rate of decline in certain aspects of memory may be explained by a combination of overall physical fitness and the stiffness of the central arteries, researchers from Swinburne's Centre for Human Psychopharmacology have found. A study to be published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease consi…Read More

  8. How to Stay Sharp As You Age

    Feeling forgetful? Preserving your mental abilities as you get older is easier than you think. By Krisha McCoy Medically Reviewed by Cynthia Haines, MD Keeping your brain active is a simple and fun way to fend off forgetfulness. So you've noticed some changes in your thinking; you often misplace y…Read More

  9. 8 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure, Without Medication

    By Lynn Allison    |   Wednesday, 30 May 2018   Over 70 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure and a further 30 percent have pre-hypertension, making this condition extremely crucial to control. “While health is important at any age, chronic insults to the arteries such as ele…Read More

  10. Why it’s not too late to take up exercise… even at 60!

    Older people benefit more from activity than those who are younger and reduce chance of heart failure by a fifth Those who start exercising in their 60s and 70s will see a marked improvement  20 minutes a day can reduce a 60-year-old's risk of heart failure by a fifth Short spells of light exercise…Read More