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Healthy Aging

There's a lot of truth to that old saying that age is just a number. It all comes down to genetics, family history and how you live your life. And how you approach the years ahead can make a difference. Learn how you can live your best life through the following articles. 

 

When It's Not Just a Side Effect of Aging

When It

Oh, those pesky aches and pains of getting older. A little more stiff getting out of the chair, perhaps slightly lightheaded when you get out of the bed in the morning and of course, trying to remember where you left your eyeglasses. Sigh. But what i...
9/19/2017 | When It's Not Just a Side Effect of Aging

The Part of Menopause Women Don't Talk About

The Part of Menopause Women Don

For women going through menopause, the list of symptoms can be daunting – hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and headaches. And as if that weren’t enough, post-menopause, women are more likely to develop vulvovaginal atrophy, also kno...
1/17/2017 | The Part of Menopause Women Don't Talk About

Dementia and the Risk of Falls

Dementia and the Risk of Falls

With an increasingly clear picture of why people living with dementia fall more than their cognitively-healthy peers, researchers from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have identified possible solutions to reduce risk ...
12/16/2016 | Dementia and the Risk of Falls

Eyes, Ears and Aging

Eyes, Ears and Aging

Ears and eyes are similar in that they are both sensory organs, which transform light or soundwaves into neural signals interpreted by the brain. But what can changes to those senses tell us about the brain’s performance as we age?Quite a bit, ...
11/23/2016 | Eyes, Ears and Aging

What Research Says About Preventing Alzheimer's

What Research Says About Preventing Alzheimer

There are currently no effective treatments to reverse or stop Alzheimer’s disease after it takes root in the brain — a process that may start 10 or even 20 years before a person starts showing obvious symptoms. That’s why scientist...
11/14/2016 | What Research Says About Preventing Alzheimer's

 

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