The British might be onto something. Earlier this year, we wrote about how they created a Minister of Loneliness, with the objective of helping their elderly citizens feel more connected and less socially isolated.
Many individuals, when I mention the word osteoporosis, typically seem to think of an elderly woman, perhaps stooped over, suffering.
Keep your bones strong and healthy even after menopause by eating a Mediterranean diet.
You’ll have to make some trade-offs if you want those extra years
Too busy to go to the gym and exercise? Too riddled with deadlines to take those 10,000 steps a day for good health? Take heart.
For many baby boomers, it’s an unpleasant irony – the generation that famously said “Never trust anyone over thirty!” is now, itself, experiencing the undeniable signs of cognitive decline due to aging.
Many people have preconceived notions about what it’s like to be married for a long time, and a popular one is that the couple will let themselves go and gain a lot of weight.
As we get older, the wear and tear on our joints begins to take a toll and many of us aren’t as comfortable as we used to be.
A while back I asked my readers why it’s so hard to stay in shape. Most of them agreed that they knew they needed to sleep and exercise more, and eat less- but knowing and doing are three different things.
Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say.