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Off My Game, or Not?
Aug 24, 2015
A minor injury doesn't have to derail my exercise regimen. The key to sustaining a healthy lifestyle is taking care of myself.
Let Your Knees Be
Aug 17, 2015
Life in Geezerville is often a pain in the knees, but new research argues against surgery.
Aug 3, 2015
A new study suggests that my hearing problems could cause my brain to give up some of its cognitive functions.
Don’t Just Sit There Feeling Sick — Do Something
Jul 27, 2015
Experts tell us you should use caution when exercising during an illness, but I say there's nothing like a little sweat-drenched landscaping project to get you back on your feet.
An Exercise in Mindfulness
Jul 20, 2015
My four-week elimination diet turned out to be less about food than about intention.
Nurtured by Nature
Jul 13, 2015
Inspired by a new study suggesting that connecting to nature more often can boost the well-being of most seniors, I paid a visit to my neighborhood wilderness. Why don't I do this more often?
Breaking Bad . . . Habits
Jul 6, 2015
Halfway through my four-week elimination diet, I've discovered how powerful mindfulness and intention can be.
A Numbers Game
Jun 29, 2015
The guidelines defining a healthy blood pressure are a lot like my daily BP readings: all over the place.
The Big Reset
Jun 21, 2015
Have I been duped by my doctor or is time to shake up my routine to see if I can get even healthier than I am now?
The Lighter Side of Fitness
Jun 14, 2015
A lighter brand of exercise — for a longer period of time — is said to be just as helpful to the elderly as shorter stints of moderate workouts, but I think I'll stick with my current program. I like to sweat.
Allergic to Doctors?
Jun 7, 2015
The results of my recent lab tests are in, and it appears I'm much healthier when I avoid the doctor's office.
May 17, 2015
Older Americans are relying more and more on canes, walkers, and scooters to get around. But there are other ways to stay upright as you age.
Ignoring Doctor’s Orders
May 10, 2015
A visit to a new doctor reminds me how much western medicine relies upon numbers, which makes me nervous — and not very compliant.
May 3, 2015
A new study out of Sweden offers a prescription for aspiring centenarians, but I doubt we have that much control over how long we're going to stay vertical.
Stand Up For Yourself
Apr 26, 2015
Standing desks have become all the rage in my office and, as usual, I'm a late adapter.
Live Long and Pedal
Apr 19, 2015
New research suggests that more exercise will add more years to your life — but who's counting?
How to Make Time Stand Still
Apr 12, 2015
While tech billionaires throw millions at research aimed at delaying death, an aging couple shows us all how easy it is to embrace a moment that will last forever.
Can a Doctor Cure Your Loneliness?
Apr 5, 2015
A new study suggests that older folks go to the doctor more often not because they're sick, but because they're lonely.
For Pain Relief, Cross Your Fingers
Mar 29, 2015
As we approach our golden years, pain is a constant companion, unless we cross our fingers. Maybe.
Mar 22, 2015
Is it just my age that make some folks think I'm a curmudgeon? A new study suggests that the elderly are less cynical than most.
To Live Longer, Drop the Late-Night Noshing
Mar 15, 2015
A new study vindicates the (temporary) weight-loss success of a former college hoops star: When you eat may be more important than what you eat.
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