Perhaps somewhat surprisingly, despite its bad press, aging is not all negative. In fact, as Maurice Chevalier once infamously said, “Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.” So when looking at it like that, what are the benefits of aging? Firstly, consider all the discounts to which seniors are entitled. Going to…

According to a recent study, because of the way older brains process information, positive emotions are more often linked to the formation of memories. A team of researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, led by Dr. Donna Rose Addis in partnership with Dr. Elizabeth A. Kensinger of Boston College, studied memory in…

Everyone needs to exercise. The importance of not staying stagnant can never be underestimated. This is true for the elderly as well. And even those who are not mobile and confined to a chair. In this video put together by GrowYoung, we see how one can exercise even from a chair. These exercises should thus…

It probably won’t come as a surprise to learn that the definition of old age has made some dramatic strides in recent years. One recent study concluded that most people define the beginning of old age to be 68 years old. Yet another study concluded that old age doesn’t get underway until the surprisingly advanced…

According to the founder of Seniors Helping Seniors (Sussex County), Amy McDermott, getting old does not have to be tough at all. She claims that it is all about attitude and encourages seniors to keep dreaming and setting their heights high. Indeed, at last month’s Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon, it was the seniors who came…

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