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  • Enjoy Life
    6 steps in managing the fear of getting older
    Some people are afraid what may happen as they get older. Some worry about their health and others wonder about other things that might happen. There is nothing wrong as we age if you look at the positive side of things.Here are six suggestions on...
  • Dr. Sharon V. King pairs aging, 23rd Psalm with inspirational book
    Dr. Sharon V. King pairs aging, 23rd Psalm with inspirational book
    As society ages, demands and expectations shift. Now, a retired gerontology professor shares her insights into the changes people face. Dr. Sharon V. King frames those changes against the beautiful Shepherd Psalm to provide an eternal perspective...
  • Researchers find method to reverse aging caused by methamphetamine abuse
    Researchers find method to reverse aging caused by methamphetamine abuse
    Researchers from the Italian Institute of Technology and the University of California at Irvine have discovered the way that methamphetamine accelerates aging and have found a means to stop the process. The discovery was reported in the Feb. 11,...
  • Keep your brain healthy with meditation
    Keep your brain healthy with meditation
    A new study by UCLA researchers has found that meditation can slow the loss of age-related gray matter in the brain; thus, preserving cognition. The findings were published online on January 21 in the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry.The study...
  • Speaking Dementia
    Speaking Dementia-Thought of the Day
    Who would think there is anything humorous about Dementia? Most people who experience it or their caregivers wouldn't. But humor and improvisation may be a key element to reducing anxiety and creating joy for both you and your loved one.In...
  • Losing the ability to cook with Alzheimer's
    Alzheimer’s/Dementia (Part II): 5 Strategies for Recreating the Rules for Living
    In part one of this weekly series, I discussed some myths and facts about Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. I stressed the most alarming memory problems have less to do with names and events, and more with the inability to access simple...
  • What is Ageism and is it Something that Young People Should be Aware of too?
    What is Ageism and is it Something that Young People Should Also be Aware of?
    Ageism definition: prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age.Ageism is something I have been aware of for many years in the dating arena & from comments on my advice column, but it is also alive and well in the work...
  • I'd love to run like this again...
    Would you like to live to 125?
    The other day, I heard that a family friend had suddenly passed away. He was only 69. I heard he was in relatively good health, so to get news of his demise was a real shock. 69 seems so young. Yet for me, 69 is now just around the corner and down...
  • Declining life spans after the Global Flood
    Global flood and cancer
    The Global Flood unleashed more violence on the world and humankind than any other single event before or since. But can modern humans cite it for instigating cancer? Yes.Cancer: the hard-luck diagnosisOn 2 January 2015, Alice Park, at Time...
  • Anti aging creams
    Anti aging creams that work
    Anti aging treatments are on the rise and one must not feel intrigued by the claims made about them. One must research well before dabbing any product on the skin. This is not just a precautionary measure but a caution to keep skin healthy and...
  • neuRadiance products
    Home SPA 101: Exfoliate your skin
    Skin Research Laboratories has a product we were interested in for sure.As we grow older the ability of our skin to renew cells slows, of course—aging is not for wimps. But if you exfoliate, you are removing dead skin cells that are normally...
  • Have you been putting your healthcare on hold?
    Have you been putting your healthcare on hold?
    Aging is not optional. Growing old is. 9 out of 10 Americans make health-related resolutions and 75% of all New Year’s resolutions are broken after the first week of the year. That doesn’t bode well for staying in good health,...
  • "Graywashing" rips off seniors by making false claims says aging expert
    “Graywashing” rips off seniors by making false claims says aging expert
    DEAR JIM: I guess I must be getting gullible in my old age – I’m 82 – because I recently ordered some fancy electronic gismo that I saw on late-night TV that was supposed to help my arthritis. They had some guy dressed like a...
  • Young at heart
    Older people may live longer if they feel younger
    As people age they are generally searching more aggressively than ever for ways to extend their lives even more. A good natural way to live longer is to work on feeling younger. The JAMA Network Journals reported on Dec. 15, 2014 that feeling...
  • Cadmium exposure may make you age as much as 11 years
    Cadmium exposure may make you age as much as 11 years
    Exposure to metallic cadmium produces a shortening of the ends of human DNA called telomers that are equivalent to an 11 year reduction in cell's lifespan. The equivalent loss of lifespan in the body is considered to be valid as well. These...