Even when accurate, they may not reflect good choices
By Rashelle Brown for Next Avenue
If you care about your health and pay attention to nutrition, then you probably read the labels on the back of the packaged food products you buy. Would it surprise you to learn that in doing so, you might actually be making yourself less
A Next Avenue Influencer in Aging says it’s all about the bones
Editor’s note: This article is part of Next Avenue’s 2015 Influencers in Aging project honoring 50 people changing how we age and think about aging.
As an occupational therapist and someone in my early 90s, here’s what I recommend to age
New Horizons bands bring arts to people 50+, one instrument at a time
By Linda Bernstein for Next Avenue
I was scrolling through Facebook the other day when I happened upon a bunch of photos of a friend of mine at . . . band camp?
Wait. Isn’t band camp something that high school kids do? What’s a respectable 50-plusser doing out in the woods with
These dog and cat companions provide multiple benefits.
By Debbie Swanson for Next Avenue
Maybe your father needs to keep up with his exercise, but without anyone at home to nudge him outdoors, he tends to put it off. Maybe your mother needs something to focus her attention on instead of her health worries. The right animal companion is
Assessing the New Hampshire and Iowa results and looking ahead
By Bob Blancato for Next Avenue
New Hampshire voters have spoken. They selected the oldest candidates in the race from each party: Sen. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. What does that say about the impact that the older voter might have in the November election?
It is too soon to
By Ric Edelman for Next Avenue
Many Americans leave money to charities in their wills — but you needn’t wait to die before giving aid to a charity.
Today’s tax laws offer you many ways to support charities while giving you benefits you might not have expected — such as tax