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Abnormal heart rate linked to increased chance of heart disease

Researchers have recently concluded that individuals with abnormal heart rate turbulence may be at a higher risk of suffering from a fatal heart problem, even if their chances are low otherw...

February 17, 2011


Fitness programs, medical alert system can help with health

Belinda Bagoh has changed careers many times throughout the years - she has worked for Intel, American West Airlines, and several banks, just to name a few....

February 14, 2011

Lisa Wurth

59-year-old earns black belt, stresses benefits of active aging

A few months before his 60th birthday, Thomas Nordstrom earned his black belt in Tae Kwon Do and, in part, his experience has made him aware of the many benefits of active aging....

February 7, 2011

Jasmine Phu

Foot pain should be a concern among seniors

Many older adults may experience a few aches throughout the day, but a chronic pain in the foot can lead to serious problems....

February 2, 2011

Alan Wu

Bright light therapy may be alternative to antidepressants

A new study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry has found that an hour a day of bright light therapy may help relieve depression in older adults, according to WebMD.com. ...

January 20, 2011

Lisa Wurth

3 exercises to help seniors avoid falls

Seniors who are living alone and want to take precautions against falls may first want to invest in a medical alert system that allows them to instantly send a personal emergency response me...

January 19, 2011

Jasmine Phu

5 ways to stay young in retirement

Sparky Hall, who is in his late 80s, recently wrote in the Times-News that baby boomers shouldn't feel old at all - in fact, they should feel lucky that they are still so young. ...

January 18, 2011

Jasmine Phu

Walking faster can lead to a longer life

New research has indicated that walking speed may be a reliable determinant when it comes to predicting life expectancy and the faster the speed, the healthier the adult....

January 5, 2011

Alan Wu

Health clubs and gyms adapting to the needs of boomers

Many baby boomers are physically active and plan to remain so during their golden years. Both health clubs and gyms have started to adapt to this trend by offering specialized services and o...

December 15, 2010

Alan Wu

Falls in elderly can be caused by low sodium

A study that assessed more than 5,200 Dutch adults over the age of 55 has determined that there may be a link to low sodium levels and falls. Additionally, researchers discovered that insuff...

December 10, 2010

Lisa Wurth

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