Best of 2016 - Smart Aging on Facebook

Best of 2016 - Smart Aging on Facebook


End of 2016, and still no cure or even effective treatment for the 46 MILLION people globally who live with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of Dementia




Find out how volunteering not only improves your community, but can enrich your life


SHOULD ROBOTIC THERAPY PETS FOR DEMENTIA PATIENTS - e.g. ROBOT CATS vs. live ones - be of concern for pet lovers and owners


Robotic therapy pets - cats and dogs - are being used increasingly to soothe the agitation and anxiety that often accompany dementia and Alzheimer's


AGING BACKWARDS OR NOT AT ALL - Would you like to?


The holidays mean plenty of time for good food! Make sure you are practicing healthy eating this season


There are currently almost 18 million FAMILY Caregivers for older adults in the USA


Robotic Caregiver and Eldercare Assistant - an IBM Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant IBM MERA done in collaboration with Rice University


Do you have insomnia. Trouble sleeping. Insomniacs Are Helped by Online Therapy


Eat less and move more if you want to lose weight. A simple equation for weight loss from Stephen Hawking


Relax. Dementia Self-Diagnosis by Baby Boomers generally wrong


If Mandy Moore can be both 30 and 62 at the same time, you can too


Moderate Drinking Suggests Lower Stroke Risk


Despite fears that dementia rates would explode as population grows older a study of Americans has found the opposite 


How much sleep are you getting. An older adult needs 7-8 hours every night


If you know anyone with cancer, please read this. So well done, and will give you a more realistic perspective


Intergenerational events to promote healthy aging - Seniors and preschoolers play basketball


Good looks fade, but a good heart keeps you beautiful forever


Get many of benefits of meditation and yoga. Just breathe. Controlled breathing


6 excellent home remedies to treat wrinkles and skin aging


Keep on exercising. Walking itself can be great exercise




Listening to music has benefits with Alzheimer's patients and those with other forms of dementia


Does exercise slow the aging process. Almost any amount


Does drinking two sodas a day increase your risk of diabetes or becoming a diabetic


Wrinkles mean you laughed and grey hair means you cared


Physicians or MD Doctors Political Parties by MEDICAL SPECIALTY


Vitamin found to halt aging in muscle tissues and increase lifespan


Elderly people look at their younger reflections in this beautiful photo series


Most Americans don't drink enough water daily. Here's how to make sure you do


BMI and existing scales and MRI Scanners partially perpetuate the problems of obesity


Losing a beloved life partner is never easy at any age no matter the circumstance


Thinking about the many antiaging procedures and anti-aging products and services and procedures out there


7 Science-backed ways to get the most happiness from your daily walk


Long Term Care Insurance a smart move to plan ahead for help in later years


Practicing yoga just once a week can give you miraculous outcomes


Seniors are taking over popular social media outlets and we are loving it


Do you think we should incorporate more animals into our care practices


Take control of your knee arthritis with these easy massage tips


19 Proven ways to lower blood pressure


Aging can't be stopped, but it can definitely be slowed down


Petting a cat can cause a drop in blood pressure due to the release of oxytocin, a hormone linked to emotional bonding


Aging Quotation Eleanor Roosevelt - Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art


Feeling guilty about not flossing. Maybe there's no need


Being healthy at old age starts by being healthy much much sooner


Modifying your home to accommodate your elderly loved one doesn't have to be difficult


It's never too late to achieve your dream of becoming a supermodel


We love seeing senior citizens on shows like America's Got Talent


Your age isn't the best predictor of your health


Urinary Incontinence, or bladder control issues is much more prevalent than most people realize


Coco Chanel Aging Quote - You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at 40 and irresistible for the rest of your life


Getting closer to detecting and track cancers in routine blood tests


Study reveals which genes contribute to healthy aging


Bottom line is that the evidence for the importance of breakfast is something of a mess


The secret to aging gracefully? NPR says it's all about the attitude


Major changes to nutrition labels on food packages became final on Friday


Americans can lower their risk of dying from cancer simply by maintaining a healthy lifestyle


UP TO 30 percent of Americans suffer from sleep apnea, but it can be hard to identify because it happens while you're asleep


Aging Quotation Audrey Hepburn - As you grow older. You will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others


Have Arthritis? Exercise! (but of course first check with your doctor)


You TOO can age like Cameron Diaz. See her 6 facts on how to age beautifully


What do you think about TeleMedicine and TeleHealth


Death to Aging - tested with mice, now dogs and soon people?


It's fitting that what may turn out to be one of the most promising cancer metabolism drugs has been sitting in plain sight for decades


Deep Brain Stimulation for Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of Dementia


Economists suggest embracing policies that encourage older Americans to stay employed and for employers to appreciate their aging work force


Second skin as cosmetic and medicinal uses possible with this potentially amazing breakthrough


Value-Based Mental Health Treatment for substance abuse treatment and opioid addiction


Caring for Loved Ones with Alzheimer's and other forms of Dementia - the Role and Experience of Caregivers


Does more money = greater happiness? What about sex? Does more sex = greater happiness?


Did you know that every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke. 80% of all strokes preventable


Are you ready for this? Using your eyes as a microscope, telescope, camera and more


Look after your heart, a recent analysis suggests, and your brain will benefit, too


See Top 10 Leading Causes of Death in USA. Many are preventable, and more will be


What is Alzheimer's Disease? Far-reaching and painful subject


New found gene combo affects how old you look


Study shows one minute of arduous exercise was comparable in its physiological effects to 45 minutes of gentler sweating


Do seniors who walk their dogs have better health and get more exercise? Yes


Texting while driving killed over 3,000 people in USA and injured over 400,000 (in 2014)


In this digital age, are you taking the correct steps to get quality sleep each night


Marijuana as method of treating painkiller and heroin addiction? Fascinating possibility


A major Type 1 Diabetes Mystery hopefully solved


Thinking beyond money in retirement - what is important to you


Some myths and facts about Medicare


Likely True or False? Green living can help women (and men ?) live longer


See these 27 anti-aging tips


To say that drinking juice detoxifies the body isn't quite the same as claiming leeches suck out poisons but it's fairly close


How much income will I need in retirement


Please Like and Share if you HATE COPD and want to educate people


Arthritis impact by gender and fact that over 100 types of arthritis overall affecting 1 in 4 women and 1 in 5 men


Certain foods may cause signs of accelerated aging


VISUALIZE aging of USA population - from 1933 to 2100


The Science of Aging - Geroscience


Dating over 70 ... with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. Interesting for any age ... guys too


Aging is a privilege


Innovative program offers low-cost short-term care for dogs and cats when their senior "owners" have medical emergencies


What should you eat in order to age gracefully? Latest recommendations


Care to dance? Music and dancing is a tonic for all ages


Older brains have more to remember, and a larger pool of memories from which to retrieve


Among the greatest unsung heroes are the 40 million family Caregivers in the USA


A gene that triggers stroke and dementia by damaging vessels in the brain has been discovered


A healthy heart may protect an aging brain


ThatSugarFilm.com - A small part of the answer to diabetes that could by itself make a HUGE difference


Diabetes cases have quadrupled globally in just over 3 decades


Skin care products can only take you so far in the anti-aging battle. Here are some great foods


Concerned about financial security after retirement? These tips may help!


Predictions and trends for the future of assisted living in America


Do you have a fear of falling? Check out how Michigan State University has helped its seniors


Elder abuse - Are you concerned an aging loved one is being abused? Find out who to report elder abuse to in your State here











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