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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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. …

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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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Travel Tips for Older Adults

For a senior, travel can be an excellent way to stimulate the mind, connect with a wider community, and just have fun. Exploring new environments and meeting new people can help …

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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, …

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Keep Seniors Healthy Through Social Connections

As we age, we tend to shed family and friends—which can hurt our mental and physical health. How can we design communities for seniors that facilitate social connections? Rebecca is an …