8 Everyday Habits Linked With a Longer Life

8 Everyday Habits Linked With a Longer Life Soaring inflation may be driving up prices in the United States, but there is one thing that is dropping significantly in the country: The life expectancy of Americans. In 2021, the United States experienced the biggest one-year drop in life expectancy since World War II, according to … Continue reading “8 Everyday Habits Linked With a Longer Life”

A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s

A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s If you’re over 50 and find yourself misplacing your keys, forgetting why you went into a room or trying to remember a familiar friend’s name, you may be worried that you’re developing Alzheimer’s disease. “In America today, anyone over 50 lives in dread of the big … Continue reading “A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s”

Harvard nutritionist shares the No. 1 vitamin that keeps her brain ‘young and healthy’—and foods she eats ‘every day’

Harvard nutritionist shares the No. 1 vitamin that keeps her brain ‘young and healthy—and foods she eats ‘every day’ Dr. Uma Naidoo, a nutritional psychiatrist, educates her patients about the importance of maintaining their mental health and adopting a healthy diet. Likewise, Dr. Naidoo makes sure she practices what she advises her patients. “I always … Continue reading “Harvard nutritionist shares the No. 1 vitamin that keeps her brain ‘young and healthy’—and foods she eats ‘every day’”

Seniors: Mental Health Awareness

Seniors: Mental Health Awareness The normal aging process can cause cognitive abilities to decrease, but a new study shows that a certain part of the brain may help older adults compensate for the mental decline. The brain-centered study found people over 60 had better psychological health than younger people in their 20s. But, the decline … Continue reading “Seniors: Mental Health Awareness”

Prevent Alzheimers By Eating Right

Prevent Alzheimers By Eating Right Improving the health of your gut now could possibly ward off Alzheimer’s disease in the future. According to a new study, people with gut disorders may be at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Previously published observational studies have suggested that gastrointestinal tract disorders impact brain health. Now, investigators … Continue reading “Prevent Alzheimers By Eating Right”

How Can I Get More Energy As A Senior?

How Can I Get More Energy As A Senior? If there’s one complaint that older adults have in common, it’s a lack of energy. For instance, the activities that older adults had energy for a few years ago may now cause them to run out of steam. Older adults experience tiredness and fatigue primarily due … Continue reading “How Can I Get More Energy As A Senior?”

Walking: Start Doing It For The Health Benefits

Walking: Start Doing It For The Health Benefits Al Roker, the popular weather forecaster on NBC’s Today Show, reached a milestone in his walking routine. Roker, who has chronicled his weight loss journey for the past two decades on the morning show, recently walked more than 10,000 steps a day for 210 days straight. With … Continue reading “Walking: Start Doing It For The Health Benefits”

Reducing the risk of Dementia

Reducing the risk of Dementia Mopping the floor, washing dishes, and dusting may seem like mundane tasks, but a long-term study says people who frequently do household chores may be reducing their risk of dementia. An international research team discovered that certain activities, such as household chores, exercising, and daily visits to family and friends, … Continue reading “Reducing the risk of Dementia”

A Study On Depression Reveals The Best Diet To Boost Mood

A Study On Depression Reveals The Best Diet To Boost Mood When you think of the favorite foods of men between the ages of 18 and 24, the Mediterranean diet would probably not come to mind. Yet, a new study found that the Mediterranean diet, which has an abundance of plant-based foods, may improve depression … Continue reading “A Study On Depression Reveals The Best Diet To Boost Mood”

Dementia: Study Finds Connection Between Excessive Napping And Dementia

Dementia: Study Finds Connection Between Excessive Napping And Dementia It’s normal for older adults to take a nap during the daytime, especially if they want to catch up on sleep that they lost the night before. In fact, taking a short nap in the afternoon has been shown to boost energy and improve brain function. … Continue reading “Dementia: Study Finds Connection Between Excessive Napping And Dementia”