Fight Back with Fitness to Stay Strong and Healthy – No Matter Your Age

In a year dominated by a pandemic that hits hardest against mature adults, many are overlooking an obvious way to do their best to stay healthy. By exercising, we gain spectacular health benefits, including a stronger immunity system. These benefits … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What These Images Really Reveal about Active Aging Today

Are you a “Golden Girl” or a showgirl? This meme of Rue McClanahan and Jennifer Lopez went viral, comparing the “Golden Girls” actress in 1985 to the unstoppable superstar during her Super Bowl halftime show this year. You get the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Ageist Myths: Fading in the Face of Covid?

When it comes to ageism and outdated stereotypes, Jeff Weiss has heard it all. The Toronto-based marketing guru is leading the charge against dangerous myths that lead marketers, brands, and experts of all kinds to dismiss people over 50 as … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fight Obesity, Even as the Trend Soars

Do you want to fit in and follow the latest trends? Then have another plate full of heavy food and start another TV-binge session! More Americans than ever are obese – 42.4 percent, according to new research. It’s been steadily … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to Live to 100: Exercise (and a Few More Tips)

Like it or not, people are living longer nowadays. It used to be shocking to hear of someone turning 100. Now, it’s a fairly reasonable goal for millions of people, based on advances in health, education, and fighting disease. And … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise Can Bring Us Closer, Despite Physical Distance

Exercise has many benefits later in life, of course – like increased flexibility, strength and endurance. It also has a way of bringing loved ones closer together, even in these times of physical distancing. Consider Michael Levitan, 78, of Philadelphia, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What’s Stopping You from Improving Your Life?

For people over 50 who know they should exercise but don’t, it’s always one thing after another. They say they don’t have the time. Or money. Or they’re too old… But none of that will keep you independent as you … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Colon Cancer Risk Can Be Affected by Exercise, Diet

The recent death of “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman has put colon cancer back in the news. The actor was just 42. But the disease is most common after age 50, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Ageism Is Dangerous: Here’s How to Fight It

Even before the coronavirus crisis, people over 60 were regularly targeted with hurtful prejudices about what they can do, what they should like, and how they should act. But now, the backlash has grown more disturbing than ever. Some have … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise Can Help Lower Your Risk: #LetsTalkAboutDementia

If you’re like most people, dementia is one of your greatest fears about aging. By  the year 2050, more than 152 million people around the world will have it, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI). And while there is no … [CLICK TO READ MORE]