Author: AFL Staff

9 tips to protect your skin from sun damage

It’s never too late to get smart about protecting your skin, especially as the summer is coming. After all, sunshine is considered the single biggest cause of visible aging. While it is true that the sun can do a lot of good for your skin, .especially when it comes to stimulating the body’s production of vitamin D, and enhancing feeling...Read More

Can Leafy Greens Affect Cognitive Decline?

Cognition is an integral part of our health and includes episodic memory, working memory, semantic memory, visuospatial ability and perceptual speed. An age-related cognitive decline is one of the most feared parts of aging. A recent report in the journal Neurology found that a diet containing approximately one serving of green leafy vegetables per...Read More

Meet the 95-year-old model taking over the internet

Clearly age is nothing but a number for Ernestine Stollberg, the 95-year-old woman who has gone viral as an Instagram model for an Austrian fashion boutique.  Over the last months, she has gone viral and become an Instagram sensation, thanks to her regular appearances on @park_wien for Vienna concept shop Park not only because she is, in fact, 95 y...Read More

5 Tips: Let’s Be SAFE on Facebook!

Maybe you’re on Facebook to keep up with old friends. Maybe your family is spread far and wide and social media is how to best stay current with their lives. Or maybe you just love the daily stream of pictures and tidbits people choose to share. It helps us all stay in the loop. It helps everyone feel a little bit closer to the ones they hold dear....Read More

The Freedom that Comes with an Uncluttered Life

I like to believe I am on the cutting edge, always one step ahead of the latest trend. I commonly find that I have initiated lifestyle changes long before they are publicized on major print media or featured on television. This is why when the tiny house trend started to catch on a few years ago, my spouse and I felt like we were ahead of the game....Read More

How To Survive Going Gray: Tips, Tricks & Hacks

This is everything I could think to say about my year of transitioning to gray. How to cover the white stripe. What colors to wear. How to not feel dowdy and drab. Significant others. The grow out process. Everything but wigs! Hollywood actress Monique Parent discusses beauty tips she has learned in the film biz as well as aging gracefully, health ...Read More

Scientifically Proven Tip To Live Longer & Better

Look away from this screen for a moment and close your eyes. Think about the thing in your life that makes you the most fulfilled. It could be a person – such as your child – or a hobby, like travel. It can be anything. Hopefully, you’ve reopened your eyes and have a clear picture in your mind. Now, ask yourself one crucial question: does this thin...Read More

5 Tips for Finding Friendship after 50

Research – and experience – shows that our network of friends tends to shrink as we get older. As we age, it becomes harder and harder to find time to catch up with friends, whether they’re down the street or across the country. Similarly, it becomes much harder to make friends after 50. We no longer can rely on our children’s play groups and sport...Read More

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