More time is spent working in the average person's life than in doing any other activity - except maybe sleeping. Work tasks are usually combined so that workers are dealing with multiple projects at once. Many people feel as if they never get ahead on what they're supposed to do at work. That sense of lagging behind and pushing to complete projects can have a negative impact on the well-being … [Read more...]
Dementia Versus Alzheimer’s: How Big Is Your Risk?
Unfortunately, risk factors for dementia and Alzheimer’s, such as age, history of family and genetic heritage can’t be altered, but you may be able to address some of the other factors involved and buy yourself some time or stave off the loss of brain function that comes from simple lifestyle factors. Dementia is defined as a decline in mental acuity that eventually impedes your lifestyle. … [Read more...]
Are the Changes in Your Sleep Patterns Caused By Aging?
Hormones, stress, and changes in sleep cycles after you retire can wreak havoc with your sleep patterns, making you feel groggy and ineffective during the day and preventing you from getting enough sleep at night. If you’re having problems with your sleep patterns, it may help to know how they can affect you and how you can overcome those caused by aging. During the nighttime hours, you usually … [Read more...]
Protecting Your Memory as You Grow Older
What many people fear is the thought of losing their memory. This fear grows the older a person gets. It's a big deal because the memory is what contains the life of each person. The memories that we have are what make us who we are. So to lose that, makes many people feel as if they've lost a part of themselves. And to be lost to yourself can be a terribly upsetting experience. That's why - … [Read more...]