Archive for October, 2018

There’s good news and there’s bad news when it comes to daily stress. First the bad: Eight out of 10 Americans reported that they frequently (44%) or sometimes (35%) encounter stress in their daily lives, according to a recent Gallup poll. 

The good news is there’s no shortage of simple tips and techniques you can do right on the spot to get back on track when stress is making work unbearable. Here are seven of these tips:
1. Go for a walk
One of the best ways to relieve tension is simply to get up and go. Walking for as few as 10 minutes every three hours will …

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Science may not have uncovered the secret to the eternal fountain of youth (yet!), but it has found proven ways to slow the natural aging process down to a crawl. 

One of those ways is through exercise. There is limitless research out there to support the notion that regular exercise is invaluable for seniors wishing to remain active and independent well into their 70s, 80s and 90s. And we’re not only talking about your body here, we’re talking about your brain as well.

A small but growing body of research shows evidence of a link between regular exercise — specific…

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road covered with fall leaves

Green turns to hues of brown, auburn, orange, yellow. Leaves carpet the ground as trees humbly surrender them to time. Summer is gone, fall is here. Seasons come, seasons go. Change is inevitable. That’s one of the lessons Mother Nature teaches you. And so it would be wise to take cues from her and make five adjustments during the fall season.
Here are the five adjustments you can make to enhance your physical and mental health during the fall season.

 Change your clock

Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends at 2:00 AM on the first Sunday in November. Perhaps you rememb…

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Believe it or not, but Baby Boomers are turning to renting in their retirement years. They’ve given up their suburban homes with their large lawns for a smaller apartment that’s closer to cultural staples. Like Millennials, Baby Boomers are turning to renting in order to pursue more freedom when it comes to their living situation.

In fact, between 2009 and 2015, the number of Baby Boomer renters rose 28%, while Millennial renters only increased by 3%. Nearly 5 million more Baby Boomers are expected to enter the rental market by 2020. So… what’s so great about…

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A few days ago, my sister sent me a story about Susan Lucci. It seems Lucci had posted some of her vacation swimsuit pictures on her Instagram page and they were causing quite a stir. When I saw the beautiful pictures of 71-year-old Lucci, who looked as if she was 45, and read the latest news briefing about her, I was convinced that to be old is a state of mind not a number.
Baby Boomer, Susan Lucci, Redefines Aging
I grew up watching soap operas. And Susan Lucci, who played the infamous antagonist Erica Kane on the daytime soap opera All My Children, was my favorite soap…

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