The month of August brings awareness to an important part of the body that often gets overlooked—the eyes. It’s National Eye Exam Month, a time in which millions of Americans are encouraged to get their vision checked. With older Americans being particularly vulnerable to vision impairments and eye diseases, it’s important that we all get
Blueberries are nutritional “superfruits” that you should definitely keep in your fridge. They are packed with vitamin C, vitamin K, and fiber and have numerous health benefits. In fact, these delicious berries have anti-aging properties that can help you age gracefully. Including blueberries in your salads, smoothies, and desserts can help you age gracefully, and
Living a long life may not be as complicated as we once thought. Researchers are now studying the long life expectancy rates among the citizens of a particular Italian village. While the results won’t be in for another few months, the researchers already have an idea about what may be contributing to their longer lives.
Many people, young and old, have negative stereotypes about aging, and a new study suggests that this may have a bigger impact on our senior citizens than we originally thought. In a University of Toronto study, researchers studied 301 older adults (from 56 to 96 years old). The participants took tests to analyze their hearing
Wellness means more than just the absence of illness. Focusing on wellness and practicing self care helps us put our emphasis on prevention and health. Self Care means: Eating a healthy diet Exercising our wonderful bodies Being aware of the stress in your life Practicing stress reduction methods on a regular basis Finding or creating