“As you get older, everyday wear and tear takes a toll on your teeth. But there’s plenty you can do to keep them in great shape.” (WebMD.com)
You’re as young as you feel: true or false?
If you’ve been researching ways to have a healthy brain, you’ve likely stumbled upon lists of foods you should eat to prevent cognitive decline and keep your memory sharp. Foods like blueberries, salmon and nuts can help keep your brain in tip top shape. However, just like these foods can help preserve your memory or cognitive function, there are foods that can do the opposite.
You’ve probably seen them — the television commercials and advertisements urging Baby Boomers to get tested for hepatitis C. While you might think of the viral infection is something only IV drug users can contract, if you were born between 1945 and 1965 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends you get tested.
By now, you’re well aware the changes that can occur in aging brains can lead to memory problems, and in some cases Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. However, did you know up to 15 to 20 percent of people over the age of 65 have mild cognitive impairment?
“Every single person needs to find the place and the things that makes them feel whole, that makes them feel valued, that makes them feel engaged. Many people find that in the workplace.” —GetOld.com
“In our hearts, we all know that death is a part of life. In fact, death gives meaning to our existence because it reminds us how precious life is.” —MentalHealthAmerica.net
Summer is a wonderful time to pick up a new hobby, so we thought we’d dig through two resources – an MSN.com post titled 30 Fun, Cheap Hobbies That Are Perfect For Summer and an article in TheOdysseyOnline.com titled 5 Fun Outdoor Summer Hobbies – and then list four intriguing finds from them to transform your free time into fun time.
If you’ve begun planning for your future—or at least thought about it—you’ve likely come across terms like “power of attorney,” “advance directive” or “long-term care insurance.” Because planning for your future involves creating and signing many legal documents, deciphering what you should and should not include or sign can seem overwhelming.