Baby Boomers and Beyond Focus on Lasting Legacies

With Memorial Day fresh in our memories, it’s a good time to reminisce about loved ones and focus on the legacies we would like to leave behind. And for those over 50, the desire to create a legacy may be more compelling than ever. Read More  Read More

Forgetting Your Troubles as You Age

Looking for a concrete method to reduce some of the special stressors you might be experiencing now that you’re on the other side of 50? My special guest blogger, Amazon bestselling stress management author and happiness guru, Evelyn Brooks, shares one of her strategies. Read More  Read More

With Healthy Aging, How Old Can the Human Body Get?

A numerologist once told me that the human body is designed to live for 120 years. The good news in this belief is that we are only at the halfway mark when we reach 60. So other than getting hit by a bus, why do humans fall short of this target? In a July 28 article posted on naturalnews.com entitled “Reversing the Aging Process Naturally, Part I,” Dr. David Jockers explains how the 120-year projection was biologically determined. “At the very... Read More

Saying “Yes” Is Key to Healthy Aging

Having an open mind and positive expectations help the over 50 crowd stay youthful. While most of us know this, why is it still so difficult to try new things? And why is it so important to make the effort regardless of our natural inclinations? Read More  Read More

Too Positively Old to Retire?

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about Social Security and Medicare entitlements. The real question is: how much do those of retirement age really need and to how much are they entitled? Read More  Read More

Getting Rid of That Old ‘Pain in the Neck’

No, I don’t mean your mother-in-law or your husband. I’m talking about that ubiquitous agony that torments your body after a stressful day at the office or a traumatic accident from the preceding decade. Read More  Read More

Older and Dumber?

Just because you’re older, does that mean you’re smarter than you used to be or smarter than the less aged around you? Is there really a higher standard of intelligence for people as they get older, begging the question: Are you smarter than a 50 year old? Read More  Read More

Animals Help Aged Keep Healthy and Happy

No matter how old we are, animals provide tremendous therapeutic value, both physically and psychologically. They help humans develop important life skills and connect with others in a safe, joyful way. Read More  Read More

The Language of Healthy Agers

Language can be a powerful weapon or a healing wand. In the extreme, our words can make people embrace us or kill us. On a daily basis,  how we speak and how we are spoken to influences our health and our motivation, which directly impacts how well we age. Read More  Read More

Vacations and Travel Keep Healthy Agers Positively Old

One of the things that separates those that age well from those that become bitter and disheartened as they age seems to be the ability to get away from it all on occasion. Read More  Read More

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