A Better Life

Dancing Away from Dementia

EXERCISING—AND NEUROFEEDBACK—FOR A BETTER BRAIN   Keri Chiappino WHAT DOES THE "NEW 40" LOOK LIKE? How about the “new 50”?  The “new 60”? As life expectancy continues to climb, there’s more and more emphasis on fitness, staying in shape as we get older with exercise, taking supplements to en[...]

10 Key Tips for Older Job Hunters

THE NEW PARADIGM OF SUCCESSFUL SEARCHING Lee Gamelin FOR ANYONE WHO’s LOST THEIR JOB, it’s easy to blame the economy (or whatever else), all the while waiting for someone to rescue you. What's not easy to accept—in spite of your decades of work experience—is that no one will be coming to your re[...]

The Low-down on Lower Back Pain

WAYS TO MANAGE—AND EVEN PREVENT—ACUTE PAINS Michael Horney LOWER BACK PAIN IS A PERVASIVE PROBLEM, afflicting 80% of adults at some point in their lives. In the past, most medical experts thought of it as an acute, painful episode that was self-limiting and would get better in time, regardles[...]

The Zen of Listening

THE ART OF ACTUALLY HEARING WHAT'S  SAID David O. Schwartz IT’S A REALITY OF NATURE.  As we age,  our hearing weakens,  along with our eyesight... and, yes,  other body parts, too. Fortunately, we can offset physical weaknesses such as hearing loss, with improvements in other skill sets, such as e[...]