On this page, you will find information and links to sites with resources and assistance on staying healthy and to planning for your retirement. As we all get older, it is important to do so while maintaining physical, mental and financial health. The resources on this page are screened (except where noted) to provide the most reliable information available. Keep coming back to look. As new research and resources become available, they will be added here.
Exercise Can Help Ward Off Dementia
Physical Exercise, even in moderate quantity and intensity, has been shown to reduce the risk of dementia by 30%. Read the full news report about this study: click here.
Apple Juice May Boost Memory
An apple (or two) a day may help keep Alzheimer's away -- and fight the effects of aging on the brain.A new study shows drinking apple juice may improve memory by preventing the decline of an essential neurotransmitter... click here to read the news release.
Resources for Getting Older
Most of us face getting older. But needs differ. While some are looking at retirement, others are trying to hold on to their jobs, others yet are searching for new challenges. AARP offers resources for all, and you don’t even have to be a member to access the information. Take me to the AARP site.
Caring for your Parents
In a study, over 50% of those caring for an aging relative thought their relative was resistant to their care, adding to perceived stress. But elderly are often resistant to care when they perceive the care to threaten their independence. Multiple topics are covered in the materials and videos available here.