Why Golf May Be The Perfect Sport For Boomers

This news story from 2018 discusses a man by the name of Ronald Brockwell who was celebrating his 100th birthday at the time. Brockwell’s daughter attributed his longevity to golf.

The Medicare Population’s View on Healthcare

Today, more seniors are empowering themselves with the information they need to better partner with their healthcare providers, according to Stephenson-Laws. “By doing so, seniors may have a more positive outlook on healthcare since they are playing a more active role in decisions related to their health,” Stephenson-Laws says.

Playing Games May Help Avoid Depression

There has been a good amount of research recently to see what benefit, if any, playing games such as Mahjong, Scrabble and Bingo, or doing crosswords, Sudoku or jigsaw puzzles, could have on boomer mental health. The answer is, “a lot!”

Elderly Man Had Urine Sucked Out of Bladder On International Flight?! An Unexpected “Air Disaster” That Brings Attention to Bladder Care

The following story really caught my attention. Not only is this story just shocking in itself, but it also brings up an issue we really don’t talk a lot about - bladder care and health.

Want to Improve Your Health Past 60? Take a Cruise!

Did you just do a double take after reading this title? If you did, it would be totally understandable.

Why Angela Bassett Looks Much Younger Than Her 60 Years. It’s Not Just Diet & Exercise

It’s hard to believe actress Angela Bassett is 60-years-old. She looks much younger which may be due to her healthy diet and exercise routine. But she may also just have an advantage she was born with: her race.

Boomers And Bongs – How Safe Is Medical Marijuana For Older Adults?

I read a tongue-in-cheek quip the other day that said, “Talk with your grandparents about marijuana – before somebody else does.” While this is clearly a clever play on the slogan from years gone by aimed at keeping kids off drugs, it’s really not that far off the mark.

Take Good Care Of Your Joints Now – They Will Thank You Later!

I am a firm believer in the adage that an “ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” when it comes to my health. That’s why I usually don’t wait for symptoms to tell me whether I need to do something to take better care of myself.

Make Stretching a Part of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!

Do you remember doing calisthenics in your gym class? You might recall the part where you had to try to touch your toes by bending over from a standing position or while sitting on the floor with your legs extended.

Could Your Red Dancing Shoes Be The Secret To Healthy Aging? You Bet!

Recently, I found myself humming David Bowie’s 1983 hit “Let’s Dance.” This anthem from my school days – and possibly yours as well – ends with the exhortation “Let’s dance, let’s dance, let’s dance, dance, dance.”

The Health Routine That Makes Ruth Bader Ginsburg One Incredible Supreme Court Justice

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, and Ruth shows no signs of slowing down. RBG is a ruthless advocate for regular exercise and healthy eating, keeping her strong and focused.

Why Boomers May Need a BFF

Recently, I was listening to the radio in the car, and one of my favorite songs from my college days, Carole King’s “You’ve Got a Friend,” was playing.

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