Entries tagged with “Healthy Aging Collection”

5 Key Habits for Healthy Aging

What can you do to slow or reverse the ravages of aging?

5 Ways to Avoid Losing Muscle Mass

Keeping muscle as we age.

6 Stories on Aging Gracefully

Age is nothing, but a number.

A Dependable Strength Sticks With You Over the Years

Relying on your dependable strength allows you to live a happier and fuller life—take it from a 78-year-old expert on living better.

A Prescription to Walk

Walking is easily accessible for most people, doesn’t require any kind of special gear, and it’s less likely to cause injury for people that are just starting with an exercise program.

Aging Into Awakening

Connie Zweig guides readers as they shift from role to soul.

Aging With Consciousness

Baby Boomers, never ones for rocking chairs, are increasingly looking at life’s third act as one filled with many possibilities, instead of none.

Aging With Humility (We’re Not Indispensable)

Think of yourself as a leaf on a tree. Contributing what we can while realizing we’re not indispensable releases us to appreciate our own life cycle.

Aging With Wiggle Room, the Great Glory of Life

“I turned 77 on my last birthday and now recognize some of the effects of aging. I can’t wiggle my body in quite the same way as I did when I was 7 or 17, among many other things I can’t do quite as well now.”

Aging: One Size Does Not Fit All

A new study suggests different measures for defining “old age.”

Are We More Positive As We Age?

Older adults spot happiness with ease.

Balancing Your Life Calendar: Appointments & Disappointments

Kahlil Gibran said, “The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.” As we age, thinking about the relationship between joy and sorrow can help us deal with some of the heavier disappointments in life.

Fight Inflamm-Aging

Aging and chronic inflammation turn out to be so interconnected, the research world has a new term: “inflammaging.”

Healthy Aging

Healthy aging is about more than maintenance. We can become more vibrant in body and soul. Embracing the changes that come with aging is the first step toward healthy aging.

How to Create Healthy Habits

Our greatest capacity to have influence over our health is with our habits.

Is Brain Training Worth the Time?

Cognitive training protects against declines in mental abilities as we age.

Living a Full Circle, Aging, and Coming to Terms With Death

“Could they imagine that the bikini scar left across my pelvis after my uterus was removed, leaving me childless, was the reason I was lying there?”

Never Stop Playing

Creativity and play go hand in hand. Cultivating both of these natural instincts later in life is key to wellbeing.

Nine Practices for Conscious Aging

“As I live into my own process of aging, my worldview has been informed by the depth and insight of many great teachers.”