I was going to title this article, “How to Give our Aging Loved Ones What They Need During the Holidays,” but then I thought, that’s way too long and what they need is our attention – and not just during the holidays! My grandma lived to be 100-and-a-half. She lived in her own home until she was … [Read more...] about Are You Paying Attention?
Fact: By age 35, you have lost over 50% of your stem cell activity. Fact: By age 65 you will lose almost all of your stem cell activity. Sadly, the less stem cell activity you have, the faster you age and the slower you heal. Remember when you were a kid? If you broke your arm, it would be … [Read more...] about Event Promotes Anti-Aging Technology
Sandy: Summertime, summertime, sum-sum-summertime! Warm then hot then blistering hot and hotter. And let the monsoons pour! Tom: Sounds counterintuitive, but I agree. Let’s hope the monsoons, as our summer rains are known, make a long-lasting appearance this year. Sandy: Everything is so … [Read more...] about Home Modifications Can Help Seniors as They Age
LED (light-emitting diode) light therapy has an established history of skin uses. The Navy SEALs began using it in the 1990s to help heal wounds quickly and to help regenerate damaged muscle tissues. There are different frequencies, or wavelengths, used with LED light treatment. LED therapy … [Read more...] about LED Light Therapy Can Reduce Acne, Wrinkles, Discoloration
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 70 million baby boomers in the United States are poised to join the ranks of those aged 65 or older. As a result of baby boomers crossing the 60-year-old threshold, more Americans than ever before are entering into their … [Read more...] about Understanding the Value of Massage as We Age
March is National Nutrition Month, and I’d like to focus on how our nutritional needs change as we get older. Many people don’t realize that adults need to increase their protein consumption as they age in order to maintain their current level of physical functioning, and even more so if they are … [Read more...] about Understanding the Role of Protein as We Age
The basic goal of aging individuals is to age gracefully or to age well. Aging well requires stimulating the brain and using the body in a manner that keeps it strong. Basic everyday activities are not enough to keep both body and mind in a stable functioning state. We all become “set” in our ways … [Read more...] about Stepping Up to the Challenges of an Aging Body
For many, aging is a negative aspect of life, since it is usually equated with decline in appearance and health. However, aging should be viewed as a privilege since the alternative is, well – loss of life. We’re fortunate because advances in aesthetics and regenerative medicine have made it … [Read more...] about Aging with Pizzazz