Alzheimer’s

start spring healthy [Longevity live]

Start Spring off by improving your health with asparagus. This Spring vegetable is not only a tasty seasonal treat. It also has intriguing health benefits.  In fact, asparagus will start Spring off by giving you a quick folate boost. It ranks high up in this department along with broccoli and

nootropics | Longevity LIVE

Are you looking to protect your brain health this year? What about boosting your memory, motivation, creativity, as well as alertness? If so, then you may want to look to nootropics.  These cognitive enhancers, derived from plants or isolated amino acids, may also help to reduce the risk of age-related

brain | Longevity LIVE

Aging is a natural, inevitable part of life that we cannot escape. However, that doesn’t mean that we need to go out of our way to accelerate the process. In fact, a lot of time and energy is spent in preventing any sort of premature aging in our skin. That

TV | Longevity LIVE

While watching TV is a traditional pastime, older people may want to consider restricting their TV hours. When it comes to analyzing the effects of TV on cognition, a lot of studies choose to focus on children. Thankfully, the latest study has set out to focus on older adults, “Much

drug deaths

With the incidence of Alzheimer’s on the rise, researchers are trying to understand how to mitigate the risk.   A recent study by the University of Eastern Finland may shed light on some important risk factors. The study revealed that concomitant use of sleeping pills and strong painkillers is common among

reading | Longevity LIVE

If you’re that person who is for ever getting lost in the pages of your new book, go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back for having a really great hobby – the health benefits of which you’ll enjoy as you grow older. Reading is probably one of

living younger

According to The Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and this number is set to rise to 16 million by 2050 (1). Aside from a large number of Americans affected, over 50 million people worldwide are also battling with Alzheimer’s. That being said, it is important

Alzheimer’s | Longevity LIVE

Our fast-paced lives are filled with endless responsibilities. Thus it should come as no surprise to find ourselves often stressed. Unfortunately, the issue starts to arise when this stress becomes chronic. Chronic stress has been linked to an increased risk of depression, heart disease, and according to a recent study,

Alzheimer’s | Longevity LIVE

Hailing from ancient Asia meditation has become a worldwide, respected practice. While it has been grossly modified over the last few decades, meditation still aims to evokes mental clarity and emotional stability. Other benefits include stress reduction, improved heart rate and lowered blood pressure. A new study has highlighted how

Alzheimer's | Longevity LIVE

You know what it’s like to frantically be looking for your car keys, certain you had them on the kitchen counter just a moment ago? For some people, this is their whole life – except they eventually forget more essential things, such as their partner’s names or what their children