Does Your Metabolism Slow With Age?

It’s no secret that everyone moves at different speeds. From kids who seem to be bundles of uncontrollable energy up to older adults who take things more slowly, we all have our own pace. But even in that range, some people seem to have more or less energy than others. Regardless of where you started, …

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The Best Sports for Older Adults to Stay Engaged and Active

Staying physically active in your retirement years may be the closest thing to a magic youth elixir you can find. You may be tempted to enjoy a slower pace and more sedentary lifestyle once you retire, but finding exercises and activities you enjoy, or even participating in sports for older adults, offers numerous benefits for …

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Signs Your Parent Would Benefit From Assisted Living

Talking about the future with your aging parents can be a delicate discussion. Independence is a primary goal for most older adults, so the idea of moving to an assisted living community may be met with a fair bit of resistance. Figuring out how to approach the conversation gracefully is all part of navigating how …

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Does Tinnitus Go Away?

Sometimes ringing in your ears is a good thing. It might mean a call from a loved one or a jackpot on the slot machines. Other times, that persistent sound in your ears can drive you to distraction. If you’re hearing constant ringing in your ears you can’t attribute to an external source, you may …

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Can Flavonoid-Rich Foods Improve Your Memory?

What if there was something that you already do several times a day that, with just a few tweaks, could help improve your health, wellness and memory? Research shows that eating flavonoid-rich foods could help protect your brain and even help with other areas of your overall well-being. In fact, you may be eating a …

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What’s The Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine

H1: What’s the Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine? At best, head pain is a nuisance, but at its worst, those excruciating sensations can rob you of an entire day or more. Learning how to distinguish the different types of head pain — including the difference between headache and migraine pain — can help …

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The Best Greens and Superfoods to Improve Your Healthy Diet

It’s an age-old adage: “You are what you eat.” Since we eat multiple times a day, research has long shown that what we eat can have a big impact on our overall health and wellness. Recently, greens and superfoods have been in the nutritional spotlight. But what are superfoods and which ones are the most …

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Enjoy the Journey: Adventures by Boat, Train, and More

This year, as we plan for summer travel, many of us are thinking big. While a heightened awareness of life’s unpredictability is motivating everyone to seize the day, the impulse may be even stronger for seniors. With reduced family and career responsibilities and a solid long-term care alternative plan in place, now is the perfect …

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The Secret to Happiness for Seniors: Staying Active

I’d like to share a secret. Staying active after retirement is the secret to happiness! Really. It’s true. Having a reason to get up every day, having a purpose and a plan for the day, doing something that matters? It’s essential to living our best life. Did you know that a 2017 poll by the …

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The Top 5 Advantages of Independent Living

Depending on who you ask, either Satchel Paige or Mark Twain, said “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter! While we’d love to believe he was right, every new birthday candle on our cake tells us age does matter. Age impacts our ability to live the life …

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