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Understanding & Participating in Clinical Trials

Understanding & Participating in Clinical Trials Clinical trials are a vital part of medical research and treatment; it’s literally how we discover innovations and breakthroughs from confirming a vaccine is effective to curing cancer. But there are not enough people who sign up to take part in them: 37% of proposed clinical trials don’t enroll… Read More

Aging Skin – What to Expect, What’s Normal and What’s Not

Aging Skin – What to Expect, What’s Normal and What’s Not Aging is a natural process that affects all parts of the body, including the skin. As we grow older, it’s normal for our skin’s appearance and texture to change due to factors like reduced collagen production and loss of elasticity. However, it’s important to… Read More

What Can the Ancient Greeks Tell Us About Cognitive Decline?

What Can the Ancient Greeks Tell Us About Cognitive Decline? In a recent study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) have presented compelling evidence suggesting that Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias may be largely modern phenomena, influenced significantly by today’s environments and lifestyles. The study, led… Read More

Embracing Your Third Act

Embracing Your Third Act Welcome to your third act, a time of life that promises adventure, growth, and the joy of discovery. For many, retirement marks not an end but the beginning of an exciting new chapter, ripe with opportunities to explore passions old and new. This period can be one of the most vibrant… Read More

The Joy of Spring Cleaning

The Joy of Spring Cleaning Spring is right around the corner! Flowers are beginning to bloom, the days are getting longer, and it’s peak time for reminders about spring cleaning. Spring cleaning isn’t just about dusting shelves and organizing closets—it’s about revitalizing our living spaces and refreshing our minds. And for older adults, spring cleaning… Read More

The People in Your Aging Neighborhood

The People in Your Aging Neighborhood As we journey through the various stages of life, our needs, concerns, and health considerations evolve. Aging can bring about unique challenges and require specialized care and support. However, most don’t know about these professionals until we need to interact with them. In the spirit of Sesame Street’s “The… Read More

Make Music a Part of Your Healthy Aging Plan

Make Music a Part of Your Healthy Aging Plan Music has been described by both scholars and artists as the universal language of humanity. Music is therapeutic, especially when it comes to healthy aging. As research continues to unveil the relationship between music and our minds, it becomes increasingly evident that embracing musical moments is… Read More

Make a Plan for Independent Aging

Make a Plan for Independent Aging February is Senior Independence Month, an opportunity to celebrate the vitality and resilience of older adults. Aging is life—everybody’s doing it! Most older adults want to maintain their independence for as long as possible. The best way to achieve that is to plan ahead and be proactive. There are… Read More

7 Steps for a Healthier Heart

7 Steps for a Healthier Heart Our heart, the tireless engine that powers our body, deserves our care and attention. This American Heart Month let’s think about the ways we all can improve our heart health. Here are seven things you can do to show your heart some love: 1. Eat heart-healthy foods That old… Read More

The Value of Volunteering in Our Later Years

The Value of Volunteering in Our Later Years As we journey through life, the significance of purpose and connection often becomes more evident, particularly in our senior years. Volunteering emerges as a beacon of opportunity for older adults, offering a multitude of benefits that extend far beyond the act of giving back. This selfless act… Read More