Studies Show Dancing Can Slow Effects Alzheimer’s

November was Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, but the four weeks passed by pretty quietly. Research for Alzheimer’s is still arguably underfunded considering that someone in the United States develops it every 67 seconds, and it is the 6th leading cause of death in this country. But we are still managing to learn ways to fight off …

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4 Japanese Secrets To A Long Life

Every time another person makes it to 100, or 110 years old, we ask the same question: What’s your secret? Some say it’s eating beef every day. Some say it’s being a vegetarian. Some say they never leave the house, others go out for a walk every day. But there is one group of people …

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The 5 Best and Worst States For Taxpayers Over 50

There’s a lot of talk about how Americans are struggling to get to a good place with their retirement and savings, but compared to a lot of other countries we’re looking great. An online survey conducted early this year polled retirees in 15 countries. The study found that Americans are more likely to be saving …

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Is Chocolate The Key To Stopping Memory Decline In Older Adults?

Chocoholics can now rejoice: chocolate has some significant health benefits. Well, sort of. According to a new study, age-related memory decline may be reversed with a high dosage of flavanols, an anti-oxidant found in cocoa and tea. Dr. Scott Small, a neurology professor at Columbia University in New York, is the senior author of the …

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