As we age, we gain experience, wisdom and a new perspective on life. Unfortunately, we can also gain a few fine lines and dark spots, some redness and skin that isn’t as firm as it
It can often be difficult to keep up with important personal health information, like systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings, HDL and LDL cholesterol levels, fasting blood sugar, and so on, but it becomes increasingly
It’s a proven fact that men are less likely to visit the doctor than women. A recent Centers for Disease Control study finds that women are 33 percent more likely to visit the doctor than
The inhabitants of Nicoya Peninsula, in Costa Rica, call it “plan de vida.” People that live in Okinawa, Japan, call it “Ikigai.” But in both languages, the premise is the same—it’s the reason you wake
You can make a huge impact on your health by staying current on all wellness visits, immunizations and recommended screenings for your age or health condition, but what about the times between preventive care visits?
In the early 2000s, scientists discovered that inhabitants of five “longevity hotspots” in the world were up to 10 times more likely to live to the age of 100 than people in other regions, including
Age, as the saying goes, may be nothing but a number, but it is an important number. And as we get older, men and women alike may find themselves reckoning with obstacles they haven’t encountered
There’s another dent in Dad’s bumper. A pot was ruined after Mom forgot she was boiling water on the stove. Grandma frequently forgets to take her medications. Grandpa is having trouble taking care of himself.