Are you getting enough sleep at night? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one third of adults aren’t getting the sleep they need, and you could be one of them. The National Sleep Foundation suggests that adults ages 18 to 64 get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night.
Yoga for Improving Sleep Quality and Quality of Life for Older Adults
The aging process is associated with physiological changes that affect sleep.In older adults, undiagnosed and untreated insomnia may cause impaired daily function and reduced quality of life (QoL)
Healthy Eating for Older Adults
Good nutrition is important at any age. Eating well helps you feel your best each day. Healthy eating will help to prevent or manage heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and some cancers.
Tips to Improve Your Memory
A strong memory depends on the health and vitality of your brain. Whether you’re a student studying for final exams, a working professional interested in doing all you can to stay mentally sharp, or a senior looking to preserve and enhance your grey matter as you age, there’s lots you can do to improve your memory and mental performance
We’ve all heard of dementia, but dementia itself is not a specific disease. Rather, it’s a collective term that describes a group of symptoms that impact a person’s memory and cognitive skills. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, accounting for an estimated 60 to 80 percent of all dementia cases. However, there are many other types of dementia to be aware of.
Chronic stress is a real health problem today, and reports show that stress levels are only on the rise. In small doses, stress is actually good for you. It activates your “fight or flight” response that allows you to quickly react to a situation and get yourself out of harm’s way.