As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of aging in the brain, and dancing […]
Aging as we see it around us, painful, suffering and debilitating, doesn’t have to be so bad, so fast. A look at the epidemiology, case studies, and clinical trials that offer answers to age gracefully, naturally.
Balancing activities like Tai Chi, yoga and meditation are touted for their ability to promote a sense of well-being and reduce stress, but is there more to it than meets the eye? While these exercises are known for being great ways to relax, new research has shown that their benefits extend far past the ephemeral.
This retired Army colonel has worked as a personal trainer for 17 years and is the oldest trainer there by about three decades. He started at an age when most people are thinking about retiring, works four days a week pushing his clients, most of whom are of retirement age, with rigorous drills that would […]
Dr. Ellsworth Wareham is a famous cardiothoracic surgeon who retired at the age of 95. He believes his healthful lifestyle contributes to his longevity and shares his experiences and thoughts in this short interview. He is still living and healthy at the age of 102 as of this date.