Tal Kenigsbuch

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7 Cultures That Celebrate Aging And Respect Their Elders

Aging isn't just a biological process -- it's also very much a cultural one.<p>Different cultures have different attitudes and practices around aging and death, and these cultural perspectives can have a huge effect on our experience of getting older.<p>While many cultures celebrate the aging process and …

How to Remember Names in 3 Simple Steps

Hi Johnny. Or was it James? Or Hector? Maybe your name was Samantha.<p>How many times does this happen to you? You meet someone for the first time, …

The 104-Year-Old Street Artist Who Yarn-Bombed Her Town

Grace Brett might be the oldest living street artist in the world. The 104-year-old grandmother of six is a member of a knitting club known as the …

Sigmund Freud

Nature's Anti-Aging Pill Is Your Pillow

I was lying in bed last night pondering a heavy question. What is the most important practice to boost our energy and extend our life? Is it avoiding the bad habits of smoking, sitting, and isolation? Is it adding in the good activities of eating leafy greens, walking 10,000 steps, or meditating? …

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Honey

Honey is not just a sweet treat to add to breakfasts, desserts, and tea; It also has a variety of health benefits.

Alternative Medicine

The top brain-training apps to keep your mind sharp

As an app released this week claims to improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, we've taken a look at the best apps for training your brain<p>IQs across the world are experiencing a steady decline, with our collective intelligence <b>dropping by one IQ point in the last decade</b>.<p>According to …

Apps

5 Free Coloring Printables Because Coloring Is the New Meditation

Go into any bookstore or click on over to Amazon and you’re sure to notice a whole different kind of book taking over the top-selling spaces. Yup, we’re talking adult coloring books. This fairly new pastime has exploded in popularity and become one of the most popular ways for grownups to release …

Baby Boomers Are Still the 800-Pound Gorilla

<i>by Jim Gilmartin –</i> <br>Let’s Revisit The OpportunitiesThe media is currently promoting Millennials as targets to pursue. It’s very clear the numbers are …

Middle Age

Robotic Dogs Guide the Blind: The Future of Fetching

For many, a dog is more than a best friend — it’s a life line. As part of International Assistance Dog Week, we honor not only the dogs that …

Intel Corporation

Adult Coloring Books Help With Stress: Adults Are Attending Coloring Parties

According to <i>NBC</i>, adult coloring books help adults deal with stress. The newest and best relaxation method and stress-reducer that is growing in …

Welcome to the future with the Internet of Things

It’s the sad but consistent rule of technology that all cool future inventions must be given really terrible, confusing, complex and obtuse names.<p>The …

Internet of Things

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Old Brains Become Young Again In Neuroplasticity Study

Can an old brain learn new tricks?<p>The answer could soon be a resounding "yes."<p>Scientists from the University of California at Irvine may have found a way to restore the youthful flexibility of the still-developing brain. In a study on mice recently published in the journal Neuron, the researchers …

Seniors love technology too, and some companies are starting to notice

Forget, “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” These days, senior citizens have access to technology that is light years beyond the old Life Alert bracelets.<p>From specially designed smart watches to advanced sensor systems meant to detect falls, tech companies are designing products with seniors in mind. …

Apple and IBM Team on iPad Apps for Elderly | Sci

Over the next five years, millions of elderly residents in Japan will receive iPads with custom-built apps from Apple and IBM especially designed for …

Apps

Opinion: Physical and mental exercise contribute to a happy and healthy old age

In just 20 years, it’s estimated that people over 65 years of age will make up one-quarter of Canada’s population. Whether those boomers will, in …

The Brain

4 Myths About Brain Health And How You Can Actually Stay Sharp

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Leslie Kernisan<p>Want to stay mentally sharp for as long as possible?<p>I certainly do, and I’m guessing you do, too: an AARP survey found that 87 percent of respondents reported being very concerned about this issue.<p>And in April, a highly influential nonprofit released a new …

7 Things That Cost More For Older People

Nothing beats saving money on a hotel room with the AARP discount or getting a few bucks shaved off the price of a movie ticket. But not everything gets cheaper as you get older. In fact, there are a number of things that actually become more expensive. Here are seven of them:<p><b>1. Car insurance.</b><p>You …

10 Ways Technology Could Change Aging In The Next 10 Years

Technology is changing everything, including how we will age and the quality of our senior years. Mobile devices, wearable gadgets, and Internet-based technologies will help older adults age in place while monitoring their health and safety. As The Huffington Post celebrates its tenth anniversary, …

Video Is About to Become the Way We All Visit the Doctor

The country's largest health insurer is putting telemedicine on par with a regular trip to the doctor's office, effectively saying a video visit is …

The Wearable Internet Will Blow Mobile Phones Away

Earlier this year at the TED conference, Pattie Maes from the MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces Group showcased a wearable computing system that allows users to display and interact with the Web on any surface – including the human body. The video shows the system’s main developer, Pranav Mistry, …

MultiBrief: An aging America: The future of healthcare depends on telehealth

As a country, we are living longer and in greater numbers. The number of people over the age of 65 in America is predicted to rise to nearly 80 …

Do colours really warp our behaviour?

Red paint is meant to inflame our passions while blue and green keeps us calm – but Claudia Hammond finds that their true influence is not what you’d expect.<p>We can spend hours choosing the right paint colour for a room to create just the mood we want. We pore over paint charts and bring home tester …

British Columbia

Mobile Health Devices Improving the Lives of Aging Citizens

May 04, 2015 - Mobile health devices have moved forward once again and made an impact on patient care. IBM and Apple have announced that they will be …

Digital Health

Cosmetic surgery experts analyse youthfulness of Jane Fonda and Barbra Streisand

What does it cost to look so young at 70? Cosmetic surgery experts analyse youthful appearances of Jane, Robert and Barbra<p>With their smooth faces and …

Skin Care