The Positive Power of Choice

Have you ever noticed how you feel more positive about doing something when you get a choice? It’s very empowering to make a decision and own your action. But what if you’re not in control…. Read More  Read More

It’s WAY Too Easy to Be Negative

With the world economy in its current state and stressful media messages barraging us every time we feel like we’re beginning to turn the corner, it’s not always easy to stay positive. So at the risk of being doubly negative, I ask ‘How can we not be negative?’ Read More  Read More

Volunteers for Verdi Keep On Singing

                      In this trailer for the award-winning documentary, Volunteers for Verdi, spend time with the cast of the Casa Italiana Opera Company as they rehearse Verdi’s Don Carlo. The volunteers, many of them over 50, overcome numerous obstacles as they reach for their dreams, serving as inspiration for other Los Angeleans entering their twilight years. Play the Trailer Here See Performers in Twilight Years... Read More

Can Conscious Eating Keep You Conscious Longer?

In a world where multi-tasking is the norm and most of can’t remember what we ate for lunch, no less what it tasted like, is it realistic to think that we can eat in the moment? More importantly, why should we even try? Read More  Read More

How to Live Forever (Movie) – Results May Vary

In this humorous documentary on aging released in 2009, the director takes a look at society’s evolving attitudes towards aging. Here’s the review on this award-winning documentary from the New York Times.  Read More

Does Bitter Taste Better With Age?

Have you ever noticed that while children tend to dislike bitter foods like broccoli and spinach, as we get older we tend to prefer bitter foods or at least tolerate them better? Is there a biological reason for this? Read More  Read More

Snickers – 85 and Paws-itively Old

My cat Snickers turned 17 in June. That makes her 85 in people years. Most animals, can be positively old just like we can, but since so many of their choices are left to someone else, they need a little help from their humans. Read More  Read More

Swimming for Your Life

Today was the first time in a long time that I actually missed scuba diving, a renewed longing I owe to my swim at the gym. As it turns out. I could owe a lot more to that swim. Perhaps my life even… Read More  Read More

Brain Fitness

This 207-page report tracks developments at over thirty public and private companies offering digital tools to assess, enhance and repair brain-based cognitive and self-regulation functions and provides important industry data, insights and analysis to help investors, executives, entrepreneurs and policy makers navigate the opportunities and risks of this rapidly growing field. Click here to learn more….  Read More

Age Positively – Prevent Pain Safely

Pain can immobilize us and prevent us from enjoying life at any age. And so can pain medications. What are the best ways to prevent pain without long-term complications? Read More  Read More

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