Tag: longevity

Seniors Who Engage in Shopping Every Day Stay Healthier Longer

My father-in-law will not be happy with this report. In a study recently published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, it was found that seniors who engage in shopping every day, or almost every day, stay healthier longer than those who don’t get out of their homes as...

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Video Games Good for Elderly

Studies show that video games that encourage physical activity also help with depression, sense of place and relevancy. At the Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans late last year, Patricia Kahlbaugh, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology at Southern Connecticut State University presented a study that...

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Longevity Project Busts Aging Myths

Thanks to the findings in a surprising new book, The Longevity Project, you can learn why some people make it to a very old age and others donäó»t.Œæ Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D., and Leslie R. Martin, Ph.D., have spent the past 20 years following subjects from childhood to adulthood to...

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