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Stressed About Stress Tests
Mar 8, 2015
A new study from Johns Hopkins uses treadmill stress tests to determine mortality rates, an approach that, to me at least, seems unnecessarily stress-inducing.
Mar 1, 2015
Am I tempting fate to be out on the basketball court at my age?
Feb 22, 2015
I know how important it is to stay connected with friends as we get older, but some connections are better than others.
The Other Drug Problem
Feb 15, 2015
Geezers are flocking to prescription drugs to combat anxiety and insomnia, despite their well-known risks. Maybe it's time to step back and consider the real nature of this addiction.
The Brain Shrinkage Solution: Sit Still
Feb 8, 2015
I wasn't thinking about much of anything when I started a meditation practice 20 years ago, but it now seems to have been a pretty smart move.
The Power of Suggestion
Jan 31, 2015
Ageist stereotyping can drag geezers down, so it's important to create a strong sense of self that can carry you through.
Of Bicycles and Biology
Jan 25, 2015
It seems that in the not-too-distant future, you'll be able to check into a clinic and get an enzyme that will extend your life. All I want to extend is this January thaw, so I can ride my bike to coffee shop.
Living Too Long
Jan 18, 2015
It's comfortable to assume that death will arrive at a convenient time, but that's seldom how it works out.
The Billiards and Beer Workout
Jan 11, 2015
There's plenty of things geezers like myself ought to be doing to stay fit and vital. Just don't overlook the fun stuff. That counts, too.
All You Need Is Love
Jan 4, 2015
According to a Harvard study, the key predictors of a long and healthy life are mostly obvious, unless you believe diet and exercise might make a difference.
Dec 29, 2014
It took me awhile to buy into the whole smartphone craze, but new research suggests it might be just the thing my aging brain needs to stay sharp.
Try This — or Not
Dec 22, 2014
Edward Slingerland suggests that "trying not to try" could change your life. And it should get easier as you get older.
The Retirement Myth
Dec 14, 2014
Geezerville is full of folks trying to figure out how they're going to retire comfortably. I'm just not one of them.
Dying to Live Well
Dec 7, 2014
Ezekiel Emanuel doesn't really want to die at 75. He just wants to stop conforming to the Western medical model. So why not start now, while you're young?
Nov 30, 2014
The good news is that geezers are better than youngsters in absorbing visual information. Or is that the bad news?
An Attraction to Distraction
Nov 23, 2014
Geezers are prone to distraction, but new research suggests that we can learn to improve our focus. At least I think that's what I read. . . .
Does This Make My Brain Look Fat?
Nov 16, 2014
A new study out of Denmark tells me I need to fatten up my brain if I want to live longer.
It’s That Time Again
Nov 10, 2014
Preparing for our first winter storm sparks a renewed appreciation for ritual.
Falling From Grace
Nov 2, 2014
Falling geezers has become a public health issue, but I'm not sure zapping the soles of my feet is the answer.
A Geezer State of Mind
Oct 26, 2014
Is aging just a state of mind? Harvard psychology professor Ellen Langer argues you're only as old as you decide to be.
Improve Your Posture, Improve Your Mood
Oct 19, 2014
Want to feel better, fast? Stand up straight.
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