With so much conflicting health information out there, it’s easy for most people to fall into unhealthy eating habits without even realizing it. That is especially true for people over 50 trying to stay healthy and fit in these complex times.
Picture a world without wonton soup, fried rice, and General Tso’s chicken. Imagine no chocolate ice cream and fortune cookies for dessert. Impossible? Think again. According to the Orange Man in the White House, Climate Change is a Chinese Hoax. Fake news. The truth is that the endangered species list is no longer reserved for tigers, pandas, and ...Read More
Millennia ago, the Ancient Greeks realized that human beings need regular exercise to maintain a sound mind in a sound body (mens sana in corpore sano). In modern times, there is growing amount of evidence that being physically active not only affects how we age, but also makes it less likely to develop a variety of diseases such as high blood pres...Read More
You’re not alone. One billion people eat chocolate every day. The average American gobbles up to 15 pounds a year or the equivalent of a thanksgiving turkey. The U.S. chocolate industry is worth about $25 billion or roughly the same as the price tag for a southern border wall. I’d rather eat chocolate then fences. What would life be like wi...Read More
Transitioning into an assisted living facility can be challenging and amidst the many emails and site visits required to choose the right assisted living facility, some families fail to see clear red flags and ultimately place their aging family member in an uncomfortable or even unsafe situation.
Eating healthy food is always an important goal. On the flip side, not all foods that are good for your body are also good for your teeth. Some nutritious foods can erode tooth enamel, too. Are Healthy Foods Wrecking Your Smile?
After decades of marriage, you can’t blame some couples for settling into not-so-constructive patterns. According to recent University of Maryland divorce research, you've got about a 50/50 chance of growing old with your spouse.
Most people believe that mental disorders are very rare and “happen to someone else." Recently, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that there are serious discrepancies among mid- and late-life adults in reporting past and present mental disorders, including depression, compared with the reporting of physical...Read More