healthy aging

1109, 2014

A Secret to Healthy Aging

628x471With its emphasis on fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and healthy fats, the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest ways in the world to eat. Plus, it’s delicious, so you’ll want to stick with it.

The Mediterranean diet has been linked to better heart health and […]

3008, 2014

Exercise and Age

old_people_exercising_420-420x0-205x300It’s never too late to start exercising. Exercise has benefits at any age.

Don’t worry if you’ve never exercised, or if you stopped exercising for some reason. Being physically active can help you continue to do the things you enjoy and stay independent as you age. In […]

906, 2014

Eat Well, Exercise, Moderate Alcohol Intake, Don’t Smoke, And Live Longer

healthy-aging1Following four healthy behaviors was associated with a lower risk of death in this analysis of data from 16,958 people who took part in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III Mortality Study. Researchers collected information on lifestyle behaviors from the participants between 1988 and […]

406, 2014

5 Easy Steps to Living Long and Well

mens-health-anti-agingLiving past 90, and living well, may be more than a matter of good genes and good luck. Five behaviors in elderly men are associated not only with living into extreme old age, a new study has found, but also with good health and independent functioning.

The […]

2602, 2014

Healthy Aging

envejecimientoPeople in the U.S. are living longer than ever before. Many seniors live active and healthy lives. But there’s no getting around one thing: as we age, our bodies and minds change. There are things you can do to stay healthy and active as you age:

  • Eat […]
2002, 2014

Staying healthy over 50: Tips for eating well as you age

Senior Woman Eating Healthy SaladAs you age, your relationship to food may change along with your body. A decreased metabolism, changes in taste and smell, and slower digestion may affect your appetite, the foods you can eat, and how your body processes food. The key is […]

901, 2014

Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older

depressionDepression is a true and treatable medical condition, not a normal part of aging. However older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing depression. If you are concerned about a loved one, offer to go with him or her to see a health care provider […]

808, 2013

Key to Healthy Aging

8667379_l_t750x550People in the U.S. are living longer than ever before. Many seniors live active and healthy lives. But there’s no getting around one thing: as we age, our bodies and minds change. There are things you can do to stay healthy and active as you age:

  • Eat […]
2905, 2013

Healthy Aging Tips

healthy agingPeople in the U.S. are living longer than ever before. Many seniors live active and healthy lives. But there is no getting around one thing: as we age, our bodies and minds change. There are things you can do to stay healthy and active as […]

2504, 2013

Benefits of Maintaining a Healthy Weight

healthy-weightWhen it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of fad diets promising fast results. But such diets limit your nutritional intake, can be unhealthy, and tend to fail in the long run.

The key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight isn’t about short-term dietary changes. […]