Exercise Can Lengthen Life, and It’s Never Too Late to Begin

Jun 14, 2009 by

Exercise and physical activity boost health and increase longevity. For many of us, though, in particular those who have reached a...

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Negative Views of Old Age Translate to Poorer Health

Jun 5, 2009 by

Do you or someone you know hold rather negative views of old age? Do you fear aging? Do you think that old folks are destined to be...

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How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease – 3 Tips from Recent Studies

Apr 7, 2009 by

Are you wondering how to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? This condition tends to hit older or elderly persons. But it is not an...

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Health Benefits of Volunteer Work

Mar 27, 2009 by

Do you do volunteer work? If you do, then good for you! Many of us, perhaps even most of us, have thought about volunteering our time...

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Health Benefits of Fish and Fish Food Products

Mar 10, 2009 by

Fish is highly lauded by many experts as a food with significant health benefits. This applies quite specifically to wild-caught fish,...

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“Elderspeak” Bad For Health of Elderly Folks

Mar 10, 2009 by

Do you have the habit of speaking to older folks, especially those who may be ill, in a simplistic and child-like manner, in much the...

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Running and Health of Elderly Persons – Positive Link Shown

Mar 3, 2009 by

An American study has shown a positive link between running and health of elderly persons. This study dispels myths about how running...

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ULCA Study Shows Worsening Health Among Elderly in California

Dec 21, 2008 by

A recent study at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes and...

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Eating Fish and Fish Products May Improve Cognitive Function

Nov 28, 2008 by

A study in Norway, part of the Hordaland Health Study, looked at the link between eating different amounts of fish and fish products...

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Study Reveals ‘Formula’ for Older Folks to ‘Thrive’

Nov 23, 2008 by

A study published in the October issue of Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences has revealed a certain “formula” for older...

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