Possible Alzheimer’s Disease breakthrough:
Researchers in Canada and the Netherlands suggests that aerobic exercises done just twice a week, will increase the size the hippocampuses, the brain region linked with memory. (Hippocampuses shrinkage is associated with Alzheimer’s disease).
The study’s participants were women between the ages of 70 – 80. To read more, click on the following blue link: Exercise training increases size of hippocampus and improves memory
Stroke relief for seniors:
From the American Heart Association Journal, Stroke.
While chronic insomnia has long been associated with strokes, a new study says elderly insomniacs risks diminishes with age. Read the rest of the insomnia story here
Oprah Winfrey’s 60, and loving it!
“The absolute best part is being to be free and do whatever you want…”
Yeah sure, Oprah… If I had a 100th of your well-deserved money, I pretty sure I could talk myself into being a pinch more independent…”
But then, I do love Miss Winfrey, The Big O, who is one of America’s true success stories: Read Oprah’s aging story here
Senior citizens often the target of fraud:
Here’s a link to a video showing how to protect yourself from email fraud, time share fraud, and credit card fraud. Click To Watch the Scam Alert video here
Until next time…