Eating healthily is a catalyst for having more energy, fighting disease, and getting active. Lets have our older friends share and teach recipes with each other and earn points/rewards by cooking and innovating on others' favorites!
Inspirational people, groups and activities abound where my aging friends live, yet they are unable to take advantage of those resources due to issues such as depression, pain, and preceptions about themselves and ageing that foster isolation.
I had a chance to visit with my grandmother this weekend. She is, simply put, the most inspiring person I knew. At 93, I wanted to ask her about getting older and life. Our audio interview didn't pan out, but here are some notes from our chat.
The Laughing Clubs of Mumbai have been quite popular for some time now. A "healthy exercise" which needs no club membership, done in groups can result in happier times. In a world filled with pressures and stress, laughter is truly the best medicine
"So we never live, but we hope to live" I thought of this quote by Pascal when I I took my daughter to school "for the last time" (next year she'll be in middle school). I was somewhat emotional when I realized all the "first times" to come...
Sadly we will never be short on injustice and there is enough work to do to last many lifetimes. However with the one we do have I challenge all of us find the injustices that make us angry and to turn that anger into building a better world.
A new startup in San Francisco by a team of designers is providing a shared space for caregivers as they collaborate and tools + apps to streamline the caregiver experience.
What could we do if we focused on building solutions for caregivers?
You've got to keep all your vital parts moving to keep working well. I have done yoga for years. Though the school of yoga I do changes to accommodate me, I can still derive a lot to remain flexible and breathe deeply.
In the process of extending life expectancy, we have inadvertently created a new stage of life termed "Adulthood II" by Mary Catherine Bateson. This new stage may allow the elderly to help younger generations navigate life's common pitfalls.
older people i have seen in my aura have known the fact that perceiving wellbeing is a pragmatic term because no two minds are same so that is why everyone has a unique pattern. my way of wellbeing : REexperience
A new study looking at sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and markers for Alzheimer's disease (AD) risk in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and neuroimaging adds to the growing body of research linking the two.