Coasting Over the Hill
Three habits to become a happy, healthy senior
Varicose veins: more than a cosmetic issue
Maybe their mom told them the unsightly veins were just part of aging. Or maybe they knew someone who tried to battle the bulging, wormlike veins with surgery, regretting it to this day. Whatever their reason, many people are quietly and wrongly suffering with varicose veins, doctors say.
Riding a wave: Aging athletes adopt new ways for staying in the game
Standing on a Florida beach after her historic 53-hour swim from Cuba, a sunburned and ecstatic Diana Nyad looked into the TVcameras in September and delivered a potent message to her fellow baby boomers: “You are never too old to chase your dreams.”
Five ways to build muscle without lifting a pound
Whether you want to look better in a tank top, hoist your suitcase into the car with ease, or burn more calories faster, muscle matters. But, unfortunately, it naturally begins to decline well before we hit the “Big 40.”
FIVE SIGNS OF AGING AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT THEM
Glance in the mirror after a certain age and it seems each day brings another of Father Time’s subtle footprints: First the fine lines around the eyes and mouth. Then the freckle-like age spots and faint shadows beneath the eyes. And for women, it’s hard to ignore those widening pores and...
Boost Your Brain: Five tools for staying sharp into your Golden Years
“Have you seen my keys?” “Why did I come in here?” “Her name is on the tip of my tongue, but…” If you often find yourself uttering such phrases, you’re not alone. In fact, as early as our 30s and 40s, our mental sharpness begins to slip, the result of a constellation of neurological...