healthy aging resources

THE GAME THAT GIVES YOU 10 EXTRA YEARS OF LIFE

This Ted talk by Jane McGonigal begins as a light, seemingly superficial presentation, and gradually shifts into a powerful discussion of her personal challenges, resilience, and things that contribute to healthy aging and longer life.

The Longevity Project

Interesting video by Howard Friedman and Leslie Martin, authors of "The Longevity  Project." The book discusses the results of a longitudinal study that followed 1500 children over the course of their life, beginning in 1921 and continuing today with those who are still alive. The authors draw some provocative and surprising conclusions. 

Flexible Jobs For Women over 60

Interview with Nancy Collamer, author of the book "Second Act Careers: 50 Ways to Profit from Your Passions in Semi-Retirement."

PSYCH CENTRAL "AGING WELL" BLOG

senior couple bicycling

HEALTHY AGING LINKS

http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/young_heart.htm


http://nihseniorhealth.gov/category/healthyaging.html


http://www.webmd.com/search/search_results/default.aspx?query=HEALTHY%20AGING


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/10584927/Brains-of-elderly-slow-because-they-know-so-much.html


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10584657/Happiness-is-the-key-to-health-in-old-age.html

http://www.thetransitionnetwork.org/discover/news-articles/article/513/the-gift-of-long-term-friendship/


http://issuu.com/roc55/docs/roc55-24/28   

[Article from the magazine 55+. Our coach, Audrey Berger, Ph.D. is  interviewed on the topic of the increasing rate of divorce among baby  boomers.]


http://www.connection-compass.com/about-us.html  

[For those who live in western NY, Connection Compass is a great  resource for learning strategies and exercises that can help to  facilitate lifelong  brain fitness.]


http://www.drweil.com/drw/ecs/headtotoe/head_to_toe_print.html  

[Integrative medicine physician Andrew Weil's "Head-to-Toe Wellness  Guide,"which describes lifestyle, nutrition and supplements that can  help contribute to wellness in different areas of the body. ]


http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/07/20/rethinking-exercise-as-a-source-of-immediate-reward/?emc=edit_tnt_20150720&nlid=54969712&tntemail0=y&_r=3 

[Article from the NY Times Blog that describes and summarizes some of  the research and recommendations by Dr. Michelle Segar, who has  developed a novel approach for integrating a regular exercise routine  into your life.]


http://www.cacareerzone.org/  

[Excellent resource for people who are interested in pursuing an encore  career, but who aren't sure what career options to consider.]


https://www.tuck.com/sleep-aging/ 

[Excellent source of information about the sleep issues that affect older adults.]


https://www.macrolifecoaching.com/the-magazine 

[Excellent resource on health and wellness issues.]


https://www.gottman.com/blog/4-ways-to-stay-connected-during-life-transitions/ 


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