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What Can the Ancient Greeks Tell Us About Cognitive Decline?

— In a recent study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) have presented compelling evidence suggesting that Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias may be largely modern phenomena, influenced significantly by today’s environments and lifestyles. The study, led by Caleb Finch, professor at the USC Leonard Davis School... Read More

The Concerns of Solo Aging

— Aging alone is a reality for a significant portion of the older population, with unique benefits and challenges that can impact one’s emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing. While living alone offers independence and the freedom to pursue one’s own lifestyle, it can also lead to feelings of loneliness, isolation, and increased vulnerability to health issues.... Read More

Embracing Your Third Act

— Welcome to your third act, a time of life that promises adventure, growth, and the joy of discovery. For many, retirement marks not an end but the beginning of an exciting new chapter, ripe with opportunities to explore passions old and new. This period can be one of the most vibrant and fulfilling times of... Read More

The Joy of Spring Cleaning

— Spring is right around the corner! Flowers are beginning to bloom, the days are getting longer, and it’s peak time for reminders about spring cleaning. Spring cleaning isn’t just about dusting shelves and organizing closets—it’s about revitalizing our living spaces and refreshing our minds. And for older adults, spring cleaning can be part of an... Read More

Make Music a Part of Your Healthy Aging Plan

— Music has been described by both scholars and artists as the universal language of humanity. Music is therapeutic, especially when it comes to healthy aging. As research continues to unveil the relationship between music and our minds, it becomes increasingly evident that embracing musical moments is good for our health. Music and brain health Studies... Read More

The People in Your Aging Neighborhood

— As we journey through the various stages of life, our needs, concerns, and health considerations evolve. Aging can bring about unique challenges and require specialized care and support. However, most don’t know about these professionals until we need to interact with them. In the spirit of Sesame Street’s “The People in Your Neighborhood” segment, we... Read More

Make a Plan for Independent Aging

— Everyday is an opportunity to celebrate the vitality and resilience of older adults. Aging is life—everybody’s doing it! Most older adults want to maintain their independence for as long as possible. The best way to achieve that is to plan ahead and be proactive. There are many strategies and tips that can help older adults... Read More

Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

— It may be easy to overlook vision health, especially if you’re not having any problems with your eyesight. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month which serves as an important reminder, particularly for older adults, to prioritize eye health. Glaucoma, often termed the “silent thief of sight,” can start “stealing” your vision without causing any noticeable symptoms.... Read More

Making Healthier Super Bowl Snacks

— The Super Bowl, an event synonymous with indulgent snacking, doesn’t have to be a nutritional free-for-all. It can be easy to make healthier food choices during the big game without sacrificing flavor or fun. In fact, it’s an opportunity to get creative with nutrient-rich alternatives that elevate your game day grub. Let’s explore some smart... Read More

After the Holidays—Do Your Parents Need Help?

— After the holidays, many of us return to our daily routines after spending quality time with family. During these reunions—and reflecting on them—we may recognize changes in our parents. And, while it’s normal for people to evolve over time, sometimes changes indicate a need for additional help. So, what should you consider in deciding if... Read More

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