The Longer Lifestyle

By EraNova News | Toward Better Longer Life - Apr 2015

The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not regenerate easily and they become weaker as their mitochondria, which produce energy, diminish in vigor and number.<p>A study …

Exercise

How to use LinkedIn to find your dream job

So, you want a new job? If you’re like more than 450 million others on the planet, you’re going to turn to LinkedIn to let your fingers do the heavy lifting of finding a new position. I should know—I’ve been there, done that.<p>But here’s something I learned only recently: More and more businesses are …

LinkedIn

Self-Driving Cars Could Offer Older Adults Chance to Age in Place

Single, childless and 68, Steven Gold has begun to think about future mobility and independence. Although in good health, he can foresee a time when he won’t be a confident driver, if he can drive at all. While he hopes to continue to live in his suburban Detroit home, he wonders how he will be …

How to Be Mindful on the Subway

“Many meditation practices focus on internal experiences, like breathing or other physical sensations in the body. When riding the subway, focus on the people around you instead. By noticing others with a spirit of friendliness, we can transform our commute into a pleasant, stress-free experience. …

Mindfulness

Is robotics a solution to the growing needs of the elderly?

Technology of business reporter<p><b>The receptionist at the Institute of Media Innovation, at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University, is a smiling brunette called Nadine.</b><p>From a distance, nothing about her appearance seems unusual. It's only on closer inspection that doubts set in. Yes - she's a …

Robots

Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on earth

<b>Norway is the happiest place on earth, according to a United Nations agency report - toppling neighbour Denmark from the number one position.</b><p>The World Happiness Report measures "subjective well-being" - how happy the people are, and why.<p>Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and and Finland round out the …

Central African Republic

Poor and on their own, South Korea’s elderly who will ‘work until they die’

<i>Additional reporting by Catherine Lee</i><p>SEOUL: As the snow falls heavy on the city streets, Madam Kim trudges on through the sub-zero weather that has …

Poverty

World Sleep Day: 7 surprising benefits of taking a daily nap

In honour of World Sleep Day, we take a look at some of the apparent benefits of taking some time out of your busy schedule to catch up on your sleep.<p>It could save your life<p>Napping could reduce blood pressure and stave off heart attacks, according to Greek researchers.<p>They found that those who had …

Well-being

Nanowire retinal implant could restore sight with better resolution

Advances in bionic eyes over the past few decades have given blind and visually impaired people new hope of restoring some of their vision. Now …

Cyborgs

What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

There’s no surefire way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease, which affects 8.8 percent of people over age 65. Still, we’re beginning to understand more …

Dementia

The 8 Minute Surgery That Will Give You Superhuman Vision. Forever.

Donate<p><b>A new bionic eye lens currently in development would give humans 3x 20/20 vision, at any age.</b><p>advertisement - learn more<p>The lens, named the …

Implants point way to living life with your eyes closed

Range of innovations help doctors restore vision

Medicine

FDA approves first drug to limit frequent waking to urinate

U.S. regulators Friday approved the first drug to reduce nighttime trips to the bathroom.<p>The treatment is a nasal spray intended for adults who wake up at least twice a night to urinate. The Food and Drug Administration said the spray, called Noctiva, is not approved to treat all causes of frequent …

Medicine

Pressed Into Caregiving Sooner Than Expected

It was August, and Gina Rinehart was preparing for another school year as a special-education teacher in Hemet, Calif., when she got the call: Her father, Floyd Hall, was facing surgery to remove a tumor in his lung.<p>She flew to rural Lake Cushman, Wash., to be with her parents, expecting to spend …

Parenting

Why you should drink water first thing every day

Most people reach for a cup of coffee first thing in the morning, but studies suggest that water is the better choice. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports. Buzz60<p>The benefits of water are well known, but experts say reaching for H2O before your morning cup of coffee could jumpstart your system just …

Wellness

How exercise -- interval training in particular -- helps stop aging

It’s oft-repeated but true: exercise keeps you healthy.<p>It boosts your immune system, keeps the mind sharp, helps you sleep, maintains your muscle …

Exercise

How to Update All Your Gear (For Safety!)

This week’s WikiLeaks revelations, which showed that the CIA can compromise a huge range of devices, shouldn’t send you into paroxysms of fear over …

Mobile Technology

The One Exercise You Should Be Doing Every Day

meditation<p>The Shortest, Easiest Meditation You'll Ever Do<p>by Sherri Melwani<p>17 hours ago<p>happiness<p>You Can Train Your Brain To Be Optimistic. Here's …

Yoga

How do you care for world's oldest population?

By 2030 that figure will be almost one in three.<p>Sky News travelled to Tokyo to meet some of the people behind those statistics, and find out more …

Health Care

This Bionic Lens Could Give You Superhuman Vision

There are plenty of ways to fix imperfect vision, but none of them last. Even LASIK, the most popular long-term solution, leaves your eyes at risk of …

Medical Technology

An End to Aging: Can Science Allow Humans to To Become Immortal?

Aging — a Law or a Suggestion?<p>The inevitability of aging may be no more than yet another biological theory that scientific advances will retire in …

Longevity

The Top 5 new retirement trends and how they will affect your retirement

Definition of retirement<p>When you talk about trends, the place to start is clearly the definition of retirement is changing. At one time, retirement …

Replacing Obamacare: 5 Things People 50+ Need To Watch For

, Contributor<p>The House Republicans have released their plan to replace The Affordable Care Act with The American Health Care Act (which some are dubbing Trumpcare). This legislation, of course, could change dramatically before a version of it becomes law. But based on its current provisions, here …

Health Care

Caffeine may boost enzyme that shields us from dementia

Caffeine may be able to boost the power of an enzyme that has been proven to offer protection against Alzheimer's disease, a study with mice shows.

Dementia

This is how much money you save by moving from the city to the suburbs

Looking for the best place to live in the United States? Alas, the razzle dazzle of city life probably won't come cheap. In fact, on average, U.S. …

Real Estate

Move over, ID theft -- here's the new No. 1 fraud

This type of scam is now the most widely reported, and it's costly -- here's how you can keep from falling prey to it

Fraud

Working Longer May Benefit Your Health

Are there health benefits to staying in the work force longer?<p>The scientific research is inconclusive, though it tends to tilt toward “yes.” This is particularly pronounced among people who find work fulfilling in the first place, who tend to be office workers, teachers and others whose workplace …

Retirement

Go nuts with nuts for a better future!

Want to live a longer? Healthier? And give the environment a break?<p>Consider popping more nuts into your month and life. They’re an under-appreciated …

Nutrition

How Animal-Assisted Therapy May Soothe Your Pain

While we all know that pets can trigger a smile or a sense of calmness within most people, it may surprise you that a pet can actually reduce …

Chronic Pain