The Complicated Case of Elderly Loneliness

For years, Linda Hawthorne, MD, offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. “Go out and find something that matters to you,” she would say. …

Empowering Children to Be Healthy in the Digital Age

While parents struggle to imagine how mobile devices will change their children’s social, emotional, physical, and future work lives for better or worse, children growing up in today’s Digital Age cannot …

Planning a Healthy Diet for Older Adults

Turning 50 is a milestone for many people. The half-century mark comes with new rules for medical tests and often brings a couple of health-related signals indicating that it’s time for …

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Making UK Business Travel Less Stressful

Travelling to the United Kingdom for business may sound glamorous, but it can actually be pretty stressful. Booking tickets and hotels, coordinating journey times, coping with queues and scrums for taxis, …

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Digital Wellness and Your Online Life

If you’re reading this, chances are that around the year you were born, the latest in mobile technology was a Nokia 5190. Make calls! Send texts! Play Snake! What more could …

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Why Seniors Should Practice Yoga

You’re never too old to reap the rewards of yoga. For seniors who are looking for a safe, effective way to enhance their physical health and overall wellness, the stretching, breathing, …