It’s another beautiful day here in Panama City, Florida.
For a old man, I’m feeling good and pretty happy about still being above the ground.
Hope you’re feeling much the same… Or Better.
Anyway, I’ve more Aging News stories for you today. Enjoy!
5 Scams To Avoid:
It’s finally summer again. And, you know what that means:
The love bugs are busy bugging us here in Florida. The tourists are hogging the best parking spaces at Super WalMart. On our sugar white sandy beaches, the sun’s eye-piercing glare reflecting from the pasty white flesh of happy vacationers, is a wondrous sight for all to behold.
And, with summer, crooks who prey on us folks on the far side of 55, get busy pulling phone scams. (Why they’re more active in the summer, I couldn’t find out, sorry)
Anyway, fore-warned is fore-armed.
Learn How To Avoid 5 Phone Scams Against Senior Citizens when you click the following blue link: Phone Scams Aimed At Senior Citizens
Nutty College Student Trapped In Giant Vagina:
From Our Ever-Growing Dumb A*s File…
Germany: June 23, 2014:
In the darkness of night, an American exchange student, dragging along some friends, hot-footed it to an art exhibit in downtown Berlin.
The sneaky leader’s mission was to have his photo taken while posing inside a stone sculpture of a giant vagina.
Hmm, stone vagina…
Is that like the fabled iron balls people like England’s P.M. Margaret Thatcher, supposedly had an abundance of?
Unfortunately, being a dumb-a*s, he somehow managed to get himself stuck inside the work of art!
Not just stuck, but 22 firemen needed to rescue him, kinda stuck.
Thankfully, news sources withheld his name.
I’m pretty sure his poor parents have no doubt suffered enough already… Click Here For Pictures and Video
The Antibiotic Rapamycin Could Increase Longevity:
New paper released by Viviana Perez, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the Oregon State University College of Science, says,
“It could provide a way not only to increase lifespan but to address some age-related diseases and improve general health, and we might find a way for people not only to live longer, but to live better and with a higher quality of life…”
To read the more, click on the following blue link: Antibiotic Rapamycin Could Increase Longevity
Intellectually Stimulating Activities May Prevent Dementia:
A new study suggests adopting a mentally stimulating lifestyle, like reading, crafts, group activities and playing music and games, can be a powerful antidote for dementia and other cognitive problems as we age.
I do like the sound of that!
To read more of the study, click on the following blue link:Prevent Dementia
Tips For Overcoming Loneliness
Loneliness is a major cause of depression in senior citizens.
Feeling lonely can sap our will to get up in the morning, and can be the cause of sleepless nights.
Left unresolved, loneliness could be a major factor for serious health problems experienced by senior citizens.
If you’re touched by loneliness, or know someone who is, click on the following blue link to check out an interesting article about the effects of loneliness and how to pull ourselves outta the grasp of it’s clutches.
And, check out Katharine Di Cerbo’s article The Real Reason Feeling So Lonely Is Hard To Beat (And How To Fix It).
Update: The U.S. Marines’ first recruiting station was in a bar.
I should’a known that!
That’s it for today’s Aging News… I’m outta here!
Ideas for me, your aging related story, or comments are always very welcome.