Steps you can take even in midlife to avoid rust in old age

  “The earlier the better” is a familiar expression, however research has also shown that there are steps you can take even in midlife to avoid rust in old age. By rust, I mean physical and mental rust. That is, physical and mental decline and impairment of sharpness of the mind. Now, this is not…

Steps you can take to avoid mental decline in late adulthood

Although it is the natural order of things to slow down later in life, there are steps you can take to avoid mental decline in late adulthood. Beyond the anti-aging creams, vitamins and supplements, exercise and mind training programs for older adults, how do you get an early start to preventing serious mental decline in…

8 ways to reduce cognitive decline in late adulthood

The restful golden years of retirement and old age can present health challenges, but let not your heart be troubled, here are 8 ways to reduce cognitive decline in late adulthood. Decline of brain function can occur suddenly and fast due to acute illness like severe head injury, stroke or coma due to a variety…

Do physical activities benefit the brain as you age

The answer to the question; “Do physical activities benefit the brain as you age” is yes, according to research studies. ¬†Studies show that physical activities and exercise are good for our hearts, lungs, muscles, joints, waistlines, and ability to carry out everyday activities. Epidemiological studies suggest that physical exercise may also play a role in…

Travel experiences can help maintain physical fitness

  The benefits of traveling certainly include admiration, appreciation and enjoyment of beautiful sites, but in addition, travel experiences can help maintain physical fitness. To travel is to learn. Travel by itself is a learning experience, especially if the destination is a place that you have never visited before. This may be a location within…