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

 

BROKEN HEART SYNDROME

 

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

 

BLOOD TYPE MAY PREDICT RISK OF DEVELOPING CERTAIN DISEASES

 

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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