Much of the scientific research on resilience — our ability to bounce back from adversity — has focused on how to build resilience in children. But what about the grownups?
Be strong, think strong. That's the takeaway from recent studies on the connection between moderate exercise at any age and improved mental acuity.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute — OLLI — at Eckerd College is offering more than 200 noncredit classes and activities this fall. Most courses will be offered at Eckerd, 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg, and the Centre of Palm Harbor, 1500 16th St.
So, you have your exercise routine down pat. You're doing your cardio workouts four or five days a week and having a go at strength exercises several times a week. But are you giving your body the fuel it needs to do all that?
A new study shows that seniors have a much larger impact on the success — or failure — of a film than previously realized, even films that might seem aimed at a much younger audience.
Maybe they are embarrassed about their age. Or unaware of the many discount programs for seniors. Or simply thinking about something else.
Have you ever thought of having a de-stressing plan? Stress seems to attack all of us in some shape or form, whether it's work deadlines, family issues or just dealing with traffic. Most of the stress we deal with is short-lived, but when it continues to hang around and develop into chronic stress, those stress hormones …
Next to a popup canopy under which colorfully glazed bowls, coffee cups, flowerpots and other pieces of clay pottery are scattered on tables, a gray-haired man sits hunched over a pottery wheel.
With summer travel options on the horizon, seniors are looking to expand their travel experiences, often on an inflexible budget. One way to do that is to travel like a travel writer, experiencing wherever and however you travel with fresh eyes and fresh insight.
Want to get your exercise fix and remain cool? A water workout could very well be your answer. The constant resistance of the water offers a good workout. In the past, water fitness was believed to be for the older generation or pregnant women. That's not so today. The benefits of water exercise are being enjoyed by …