Hope you’re feeling frisky and ready to give the world a piece of your, uh… attention.
I’m feeling real damn good for a guy in his latter 60’s, knock on
wood heaven’s door!
After yesterday’s all day rain, it’s on the cool side this morning, actually only 69 degrees right now. Which is just about the bottom of my comfort level.
But enough about living in the fast-lane, and on to today’s edition of Aging News
Nope, not the Bee Gee’s song from the old, and I do mean old, John Travolta movie.
I’m talking about a little anti-aging pill being developed by David Sinclair.
This guy isn’t some wing nut, either. He’s the Co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for the Molecular Biology of Aging and a Professor of Genetics at the Harvard Medical School.
He says the pill will contain a chemical called Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD), that he expects will reverse the aging process.
According to researchers, NAD is found in every living organism and is essential for life. They also say that our body makes less, and less, of it as we age.
His research team is also working on a number of other things that could effect our overall health with the emphasis on anti-aging issues…
If you’re interested in this kinda stuff, like I am, You can read more when you Click Here
Weak Immune System Could Cause Cognitive Decline:
Researchers from Weizmann Institute have discovered something they’re calling the “missing link” between cognitive decline and aging.
Their research also showed that our immune system is involved in healing our brain after an injury and also helps our brain maintain normal functioning.
From the overall data in the study, the researchers have somehow managed to…
…suggest that cognitive decline over the years may be connected not only to one’s “chronological age” but also to one’s “immunological age,” that is, changes in immune function over time might contribute to changes in brain function, not necessarily in step with the count of one’s years…”
Hm. OK, maybe.
To find out what you think, read more about the findings in this study when you Click Here
10 Popular Nutritional Myths That Are Killing Us:
This isn’t exactly an aging news tidbit. Yet, it kinda important because many of us far side of 55 kids sometimes eat food.
That some of these myths are issues we’ve already talked about here, shouldn’t alarm you too much. I mean, I do research anything I’m posting about, that’s not a personal story…
Anyway, to read an eye-opening, and in some cases, a long overdue, expose of 10 healthy eating half-truths we’re subjected to Click Here
Safety Tips & Warnings For Older Drivers:
Yeah, I know I share a lot of links about us older drivers. Well, being able to drive is an important part of my life.
Driving equals freedom and independence, two things I value most in life.
And, the tips in the article I’m about to give you the link to, are interesting and filled with practical, commonsense ideas. (Read it…You’ll be glad you did)
So, if you also like to drive, Click Here now…
About Growing Old:
I’ll leave you with a thoughtful quote from my wife Treasa’s favorite First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt:
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art…”
Ain’t it the truth? Until next time,
Ideas for me, your aging related story, or comments are very damn welcome…