• Mental Health
    Why Mental Health is as Important as Physical Health Over 50

    For many, when you reach the age of 50, chances are you’re focused on physical rather than mental health, but, both are quite important, and for those who are looking to improve their physical health and wellness,...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Positive Thinking
    How Positive Thinking Can Boost Your Self-Confidence After 50

    Everybody struggles with a lack of self-confidence at some point in their lives whether they are 15, 20, 30 or 60. Feeling unsure of oneself in certain situations is completely normal because we are all human beings...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Mental Health
    Why You Should Never Ignore Your Mental Health

    When we feel physically unwell, most of us will take a pill, have some rest, maybe see a medical professional if it seems to be more serious than a cold or a bug. However, when it comes...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Keep your memory sharp
    Keeping Memory Sharp with Age

    Losing items, forgetting people’s names and missing appointments are common and frustrating challenges, but for people 65 and older, such instances can be frightening. It’s a common perception that our memory fades as we age. The human brain...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Veterans
    Veterans are Less Likely to Seek Mental Health Counseling than Active-Duty Military Members

    According to recent survey findings from the University of Phoenix, while more than 90 percent of all veterans and active-duty service members believe mental health is as important as physical health, there are significant differences in the...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Dog
    How Your Dog Can Boost Your Mood and Mental Health

    At any age, we can be affected by mental health, and as we enter mid-life, it is not unusual for there to be a rise in conditions like anxiety and depression. While there are plenty of ways...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Writing to Preserve and Revive Memory

    By Beth N. Carvin – If you’re old enough to remember the John F. Kennedy assassination or the Cuban missile crisis, you’re probably realizing that your memory isn’t what it used to be. Indeed, the Centers for...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health and Have More Energy

    By Dr. Sean McCaffrey— Do you wake up with low energy in the morning, needing several cups of coffee to get your motor going? We all get run down occasionally but feeling chronically fatigued can have a profound...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Friendships: Minerals for the Aging Brain

    By Dr. John Medina– You’d have a hard time finding someone more socially active— and intellectually lively—than wealthy heiress and arts patron Brooke Astor. By the year 2000, she was New York royalty, married to a man...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • mental health
    Three Ways Mental Health Professionals Can Address Mental Illness in Aging Adults

    When people think of retirement, a life of carefree days may come to mind, but for some of those who are currently in retirement, it can be anything but. Transitioning from fast-paced careers to slower lifestyles can...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Learn About Your Personal Brain Health

    By Sarah Lenz Lock— Did you know that ninety-three percent of Americans polled said that brain health is vitally important to them, yet were not certain what they could do to support it? In recent years, making the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Depression and Women: Getting the Help You Need

    By Myrna Beth Haskell– A huge number of our mothers, sisters, and female friends are silently suffering from depression. That’s because depression is hard to talk about. Frequently, women who suffer from depression perceive their plight as...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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