What do you eat when you’re cooking for one? For too many people the answer is takeout, cold cereal, popcorn, or some thrown together leftovers we wouldn’t dare share with another human being. But there’s no reason that meals for one need to be any less healthy and delicious than what you would serve to […]
Take care of your lungs during your Golden Years The lungs are incredible and amazingly hard-working organs. They are not immune to time’s passage, though. Your lungs age with you, and it’s useful to understand in what ways your lungs change so that you can discern what is normal and what could be a symptom […]
You may have heard different pieces of advice on how to prevent cancer—some of them conflicting with one another. In reality, the science of cancer prevention is an ongoing process and scientists and doctors are still trying to discover what strategies work best. Overall, the consensus is that your chance of getting cancer is most […]
Ever petted a cat or dog and felt more relaxed and at peace? Keeping pets can offer many health advantages to their owners, such as lowering cholesterol, decreasing the risk of heart attacks or strokes, and also combating depression.
With so much having changed (friendships, mobility, even location), it can be hard to find new friendships as a senior adult. Here are some tips for assuaging loneliness. Excerpt: Make friends Make the effort to meet new people. At first, you may simply enjoy the companionship of a casual acquaintance. But over time, some of […]